Your grip should allow you to point the weapon naturally at the target. What you don’t want is to waste time looking for and then aligning the sights. In a gunfight, a fraction of a second can mean the difference between life and death.
You also want the pistol to track consistently when it’s fired. The weapon should return to the same spot every time with no effort on our part. Acquiring the target on subsequent shots as fast as you can is critical when defending yourself.
In our concealed handgun class we spend a little bit of time talking about the fundamentals, including a proper pistol grip, but because it’s not a basic handgun class we don’t have the time to work on the grip.
The video below is one of the best videos I’ve ever seen and is identical to what I teach.
If you want to improve your shooting skills practicing different pistol training drills you need to start with the proper shooting grip. This video will help you learn how to hold a pistol.