I assume you are talking about 1911s. Yes, it is correct; the reason because you do it is to make sure that you do not engage the safety by mistake because of the recoil. Actually, I place my thumb on the safety when shooting my SIG SAO as well.Is it correct to place the thumb on the thumb safety when shooting?
+1 on preferences -
There's *sooooooo* many good techniques out there. That's why I like to learn from as many as possible, so I can choose not only what fits me best, but also what fits the firearms that I'm shooting.
There's more than one way to skin a cat! :smile: