Advanced Shotgun

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This course teaches the student how to effectively and safely utilize a shotgun. This class reinforces the General Shotgun course. Upon completion of this course, the student should be proficient with:

+ Fundamentals of shooting a shotgun
+ Ammunition selection and management
+ Engaging multiple targets
+ Shooting from a barricade
+ Increased distances
+ Slug shooting
+ Various firing positions and actions for each
+ Running engagement courses
+ Introduction to "Specialty Ammunition"
+ Close Quarters Conflict
+ Sling use, mounting from a slung position

Equipment: (Equipment can be provided, upon request in advance)

+ Eye and ear protection
+ Service type shotgun with carry strap (sling) + Handgun (for transition drills)


+ 200 rounds birdshot
+ 25 rounds buckshot
+ 35 rounds slug + 50 rounds of pistol

This course is additionally offered as night shoot. The entire class is instructed in low light conditions and incorporates the tactical use of a flashlight and other lighting methods. The night shoot teaches various target identification and sighting techniques specific to limited visibility. Basically, the student reinforces the day class instruction and learns additional skills while under the cover of darkness.