Do not be fooled by the simplicity of the design, the shotgun is one of the most difficult firearms to effectively operate under the stress of a home defense scenario. Our Shotgun I course covers the function and proper manipulation of the defensive shotgun.

Prior Instruction Required: None

Topics Covered:

  • Close and Intermediate Range w/Shot and Slugs
  • Shotgun Load Selection and Patterning
  • Fighting Footwork
  • Alternate Shooting Positions
  • Moving and Shooting
  • Weapon Manipulation to include reloads and malfunctions
  • Scenario-based Tactical Problems
  • Multiple Target Engagements
  • Active Engagement Shell Selection
  • And more…

Required Gear:

  • Shotgun (Pump or Auto)
  • 200 Shot Shells, 25 Slugs
  • Sling
  • Spare Shell Carrier (Belt Mount, Side Saddle, etc)
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • Water/Lunch/Snacks

Not Required But Highly Recommended:

  • Notebook and Pen
  • Hat
  • Rain Gear
  • Sunscreen
  • Gloves
  • Kneepads


 * Loaner guns available at no charge

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