Defensive Shotgun

Many people keep a shotgun at home. The shotgun is one of the most effective and versatile weapons available to the average private citizen or police officer. It is also the least understood and most under-utilized weapon system. Learn how to properly select, modify, feed and operate your defensive shotgun for optimum effectiveness. This intensive course will teach you efficient techniques for handling and shooting the shotgun under stressful conditions for self-defense. The course is typically taught in a one-day (8-hour) format and includes topics such as:

  • Shotgun Selection Shotgun Training
  • Types & Operation
  • Loading Techniques
  • Modifications
  • Ammunition Selection
  • Shooting Techniques

Students will need 150 rounds of birdshot, 50 rounds of buck shot, and 15 slugs.  If held on an outdoor range, the course will continue regardless of weather (rain or shine, heat or cold).  Please dress accordingly and bring appropriate gear and supplies. Tuition varies depending on training site. Please see our Eventbrite page for details.