Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Session 4: Understanding High Compressed Ready Position

The High Compressed Ready Position is the default position in which to hold your defensive handgun whenever you are not actually shooting at a threat or needing to otherwise move the pistol. In the High Compressed Ready, you can assess your environment, reload your gun, clear a malfunction, move from one position to another and do just about anything else you might need to with a gun in your hand(s).