The ankle is by far one of the most limited carry methods for a self-defense firearm. If you spend most of your time seated, it can be pretty practical and quick, but if you carry your primary or a backup firearm on your ankle, you should practice drawing it a lot, and while wearing a variety of clothing. Sometimes, depending on the circumstances and the necessary clothing, an ankle holster might be your only option.

In this video, handgun instructor Tom McHale shows you the best method for reliably drawing a handgun from an ankle holster.