The Before and After of Using a Gun
by Keith Coniglio
As concealed-carriers, we tend to spend a good deal of time thinking about the gear and mindset that would get us through a violent confrontation as it unfolds. Gear, such as our firearms, our ammunition selection, our holsters and mode of carry, are all the things that make up the "during" of a defensive shooting. This forethought and contemplation is absolutely worthwhile, but it shouldn't preclude paying equal attention to both the "before" and "after."