Defensive Shotgun Course $150.
Non-Refundable Deposit $ 50
Taught almost entirely on the range, this one day course is designed to improve your skills and tactics necessary to effectively engage threats. Defensive Shotgun begins with a review of safe and proper tactics for using a pump or semi-automatic shotgun. Next, topics move to tactical shotgun shooting fundamentals, carry and presentation, tactical shotgun manipulation, Shotgun patterning, Speed and Tactical Reloading Drills; Select Slug Drills; Shooting from various firing positions; Engaging multiple targets, Use of Cover and Concealment, and Practical Applications of Lessons Learned during Live Fire Exercises.
PREREQUISITE: You must demonstrate safe handling and use of your shotgun at all times. – Minimum age: 18 – Ammunition must be Factory-loaded ammunition; NO reloads. Sturdy belt, and Shell Carrier(s). At all times, students must demonstrate safe weapons handling specific to shotguns, solid marksmanship fundamentals, and safe use and carriage of a shotgun in order to attend this class.
Ammunition Required: 200 rounds of Birdshot, 40 rounds of Buckshot and 25 shotgun Slugs minimum*
- Shotgun: Modern 12 or 20 gauge Pump or Semi-Auto with a Sling. Must be clean, and in good working order.
- Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning.
- Clothing suitable for training in any weather.
- Hat with a brim
- Hydration system
- Wraparound eyewear, polycarbonate lenses or non-shattering prescription glasses
- Earmuffs and earplugs
*Round counts may differ depending on student’s choice of birdshot vs. buckshot rounds, range restrictions, and other factors such as longer range shots, etc.
Next Class Date: TBD