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First Shots - Shotguns

Basic - Learn basic skills and increase confidence with shotguns. Any age eligible (younger than 18 req parent/guardian)

Duration: 1.5 hrs classroom, 2 hours range time



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Your first time at the range may be filled with different emotions, but fear will not be one of them at Rampant Defense Group.  We eliminate fear and instill confidence in each student by covering safety, mechanics and core fundamentals before live-fire on the range. 

You’ll learn the basic safety rules, shotgun terminology, what "gauge" means and more.

Student will shoot Birdshot from a 12-Gauge shotguns at our private setting on the range, separated from the general public.  This allows us to focus on your confidence, free from judgement or intimidation.

Anyone under the age of 18 must be registerd and accompanied by parent or legal guardian.  No exceptions.

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Topics Covered

Shotgun Mechanics (how it works) and Action Types
Marksmanship Fundamentals

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Expectations and Outcomes

Each student will understand firearm safety, gain confidence and understanding with various types of shotguns available.

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Documentation Requirements


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Students are not allowed to have/handle live ammunition in the classroom - there are no exceptions.  It doesn't matter if it's in a locked box, a magazine or your pocket.

If you have a shotgun you'd like to shoot at the range, please bring it into the classroom.  One of the instructors will clear it and stage it with the others we'll have on display - the more variety the better the learning experience.

You're welcomed to bring your own drink, snacks and lunch if you prefer.

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Download a copy of the waiver here.

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