This is a discussion on Thumbs forward - why? within the Defensive Carry & Tactical Training forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by 10thmtn That may be true, but just because something has not happened, does not mean it won't happen... Normally, I would concur ...
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The pros may be able to point for one way or another as being more accurate, however even that changes from time to time and is more related to how much one practices with that particular grip.
Plus this may vary from gun to gun based on the size of your hands and the size of the gun's grip.
Last edited by dV8r; February 11th, 2013 at 11:54 AM. Reason: SP
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Sorry, haven't read this whole thread so maybe it's been mentioned:
I make darn sure to get my left (weak thumb) forward as I find that action helps my weak wrist aid in getting the gun back into position for follow-shots. My double-taps got WAY more accurate once I started doing this.
The thumb bone's connected to the...hand bone. The hand bone's connected to the...wrist bone. The wrist bone's connected to the...
Well, you get the idea...
That I'm NOT an M.D.!!!
I can actually get my left (support/reaction/"weak") wrist fully rolled-over and drop that thumb over my right thumb.