Proper sizing and positioning of your body armor is extremely important. Users need to maximize protection of vital organs while maintaining their ability to comfortably maneuver and confidently shoulder a weapon.
Vital organs such as the heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, and major blood vessels are at major risk when not practicing adequate positioning of armor.
Inserts should sit approximately the width of two fingers below the clavicle. Considering variables in individuals, adjust plate size accordingly.
Shown here is a representation of the coverage a 10"x12" Shooter cut armor insert provides.