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Shotgun Fundamentals

Shotgun Fundamentals


Shotguns can be used for many different functions including sport shooting, hunting, and self-defense.  This class is designed for those new shotgun owners or shooters who have no prior formal firearms training. The class is designed to give the student the knowledge and skills required to safely and confidently manipulate a shotgun.


Subjects covered in this class include:


  • Gun safety
  • Nomenclature
  • Safe loading and unloading
  • Fundamentals of marksmanship
  • Basic malfunction clearance
  • Securing the firearm in a home or vehicle


Required gear:


  • Serviceable shotgun
  • 50 rounds of birdshot
  • 10 rounds of 00 buckshot
  • 5 rounds of 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: $74.95

    Length: 4 hours


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