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Defensive Shotgun I

Defensive Shotgun I


Vice President Joe Biden recommends "Buy a shotgun! Buy a shotgun!" for home defense.  This class will reinforce shotgun fundamentals and then progress to building the skills necessary to become a more competent shooter.  It will cover multiple considerations of the defense shotgun use including tactical reloading, patterning the shotgun, and shotgun specific malfunctions clearances. The majority of this class will take place on the range with emphasis on proper technique and the fundamentals of marksmanship.


Subjects covered in this class include:


  • Speed loading and tactical loading
  • Patterning the shotgun
  • Various shooting positions
  • Malfunction clearance
  • Carry methods
  • Review of the fundamentals of marksmanship

    Required gear:


    • Serviceable shotgun
    • 100 rounds birdshot
    • 25 rounds 00 buckshot
    • 10 rounds slug
    • Ear and eye protection
    • Weather appropriate clothing
    • A sidesaddle or “sock” for holding extra shotgun rounds


    Optional gear:


  • Magazine pouch
  • Knee and/or elbow pads
  • Water
  • Additional ammunition

    Cost: $124.95

    Length: 4 hours


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