Basic Defensive Shotgun

The shotgun’s effectiveness in sport and personal protection remains unparalleled when properly used. This course introduces students to the modern shotgun and covers the basics of the lawful use of a shotgun for defense purposes. It covers both semi-automatic and pump-action shotguns.

Prerequisite: None

Course Outline:

  • 4 universal safety rules
  • Responsible firearms ownership and applications of the shotgun
  • Firearms safety for the home, workplace and vehicle
  • Locking devices and techniques for firearms to prevent unauthorized access
  • Potential dangers (penetration, ricochet, accidental discharges and etc…)
  • Know your gun
  • Loading and unloading
  • Grip and stance
  • Basic elements of marksmanship
  • Ready positions
  • Components and operation of modern shotguns
  • Types, components and purposes of modern shotgun ammunition
  • The fundamental of basic shooting techniques
  • Live fire practice

Duration: 1 hr
Tuition: $50 group / $100 private