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One Day Defensive Shotgun

26aprAll DayOne Day Defensive Shotgun(All Day: monday)(GMT-05:00) InstructorTom Givens

Event Details

The shotgun is one of the most effective and versatile weapons available to the average private citizen or police officer. It is also the least understood and most under-utilized 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.

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 technique

Loading/reloading techniques

Safe storage and ready conditions, including cruiser ready

Care and maintenance

Students will need 150 rounds of birdshot, and 50 rounds of buckshot. We will have some properly set up loaner shotguns available.

Refunds are available until 30 days prior to class date.

For questions, contact Tom Givens,


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