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Defensive Shotgun


Duration: 1 day



Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Available Spaces
Register Now April 22 Friday
Petersburg, IN
5 - 30 Students 9:00am to 4:00pm Fred Mastison 30 Spaces Left
Register Now September 24 Saturday
Hamilton, OH
5 - 30 Students 9:00am to 4:00pm Fred Mastison 30 Spaces Left target icon


Defensive Shotgun Course.  This is an enjoyable level I course that is perfect for new and experienced shooters alike. We will cover presentation, shooting, reloading, manipulation, and ammunition selection for the shotgun. We will also demonstrate the effective distances for this effective weapon. Most importantly we will address proper technique in managing recoil and help you run the gun fearlessly. This class is designed for defensive applications and will teach you how to utilize it in home defense situations.

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Topics Covered

Propper technique - Loading - Ammunition choices - types of shotguns - effective ranges - recoil management

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Expectations and Outcomes

Students will gain a working understadingof the defensive shotgun. Those who complete the course will be awared a certificate on comleption. 

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Basic, Shotgun

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Documentation Requirements

The instructor requires a copy of your driver's license once you register.

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150 rounds of birdshot

50 rounds of buckshot

5 slugs

Side saddle or spare ammunition pouches carrier to reload from

Sling if possible

Ear and wrap around eye protection

Clothing suitable for the weather

Cap with a brim

Rugged shoes or boots

Optional items - knee/elbow pads, etc.