The Myth of Reloading from a Kneeling Position

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During range practice, some shooters drop to one knee to do a reload. Rob Pincus analyzes the disadvantages of reloading from a kneeling position and why shooters may have been trained to do it. If working as part of a military or law enforcement tactical team, taking a knee during a reload or malfunction makes sense. But if you’re alone, don’t do it.

Tags: defensive shooting, lateral movement, Premium Videos, Reloads, Rob Pincus, Tactical