Basic Shotgun - 3 day

About This Course

Beginning with a review of firearms safety and the fundamentals of shooting, the course will quickly progress into instruction on shotgun patterns using different ammunition and use of cover as well as other skills critical in the tactical environment. Student will practice learned skills through challenging practical drills to improve the student's ability to effectively engage threats under a variety of conditions.

$ 715.00 / 3 days
Includes a certificate of completion.
Rental equipment available.
Next Available Classes
Saturday - Monday
November 2014
1 - 3
Course Details
  • Topics
    • Shotgun safety and handling
    • Characteristics and accessories
    • Fundamentals of shooting
    • Carrying techniques
    • Patterning and ammunition types
    • Slug sight-in
    • Multiple shots / multiple targets
    • Tactical reload / Combat reload
    • Ammunition change over
    • Malfunctions
    • Shooting positions
    • Transition to shooting positions
    • Shooting on the move
    • Shooting moving targets
    • Barricades/use of cover
  • Gear
    • Shotgun Sling
    • Ammunition holder
    • Clear wraparound ballistic eye protection
    • Ear protection
    • Firearm cleaning kit
    • Rain gear
    • Clothing appropriate for climate and conditions
    • A water bottle or other hydration system
  • Ammunition requirements
  • 750 bird shot rounds, 25 buck rounds, 20 slug rounds.

  • Skill prerequisites
  • None

  • Lodging
  • Moyock location has lodging available on campus and off campus.

    A variety of meal options can be purchased directly from our on-site dining facility for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

    Gear Rentals
    Most items on the gear list may be rented via the application at additional cost or purchased at the Proshop.