For as long as I remember I have always done some sort of partial/half tuck with my shirts whether it's a simple tee, button down, or even some blouses. I would like to think that maybe I was subconsciously predicting that this style habit was going to come in handy in my future as a concealed carrier. But I'm not that good. Nevertheless, this "trick" has proved beneficial for me as it does two things. First, it enables me to access my gun more easily. As I'm not fighting to untuck a shirt to get to my gun. That's one less obstacle I need to worry about should I encounter a situation where I'll need to defend myself. Second, it tends to create a little pocket so-to-speak around the waist area to help minimize printing. That is kind of hard to explain but the tuck tends to push the fabric out and away from your body, thus creating a nice little area where you can carry your self-defense tool concealed with minimal printing.
Whether you full tuck, partial tuck, or don't tuck your shirts in at all, it's important that you are always practicing drawing from concealement with your different clothing choices. You need to know how your garments will work based on how you wear them and how you draw. The only way to do this is to practice, practice, practice.
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