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Defensive Shotgun
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The shotgun is one of the most effective and versatile weapons available to the average citizen. It is also the least understood and most underutilized weapon system. Learn how to properly select, modify, feed, and operate the defensive shotgun for optimum effectiveness. This intensive one-day course will teach you efficient techniques for handling and shooting the shotgun under stressful conditions.

Our next Defensive Shotgun class is Saturday, August 20th.

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Topics Covered Include:

  • Firearms Safety, Including Considerations Specific to Shotguns
  • Historical Context and Development of the Defensive Shotgun
  • Selection of the Fighting Shotgun
  • Modifications and Accessories
  • Ammunition Selection and Capabilities
  • Patterning for Optimum Performance
  • Nomenclature and Mechanical Operation
  • Shooting Techniques
  • Loading and Reloading Techniques
  • Safe Storage and Ready Conditions, Including in the Vehicle
  • Care and Maintenance
  • Team Tactics
  • The Shotgun and Home Defense

You will need 200 rounds of birdshot (7 ½ or 8 shot), 25 rounds of buckshot, and 25 rounds of slugs.

If you can't make the August 20th class, take a look at our upcoming Defensive Shotgun classes.

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