I was clicking around the Book of Face ad came to this little video by Pantaeo Productions, where Dave Spaulding talks about the current state of combatives training int he US.
What's interesting, is that he's echoing things that I've been saying for years. The gun doesn't really matter, the trousers certainly don't matter, the brand of boots, or holster, or anything else doesn't matter as long as your equipment choices work for you. What really matters is mindset.
If you've read much Cooper, or much PawPaw, we'll tell you that mindset is the key to surviving a lethal encounter. Mindset matters. Not what you're wearing, or whether you have a beard.