18 yrs of age, call 717.252.2824 if questions.
This course is designed
to focus on defensive shotgun skills and emphasizes
a strong knowledge of the weapon and the things that can go wrong.
Additionally, the course teaches students to shoot from both sides of
the body (strong and support side). Students will need to practice these techniques to become
Use of ammunition
selection to mitigate possibilities of flyers and liabilities.
Select loading and distance considerations. Exploration of pros / cons
regarding action type e.g., pump, semi auto, etc. Exploration of sights
and aiming considerations, as well as stock and grip pros / cons.
Also covered malfunctions
and transitions to handgun to achieve rounded knowledge of fallbacks.
Exploration of slings and rigs and carry preferences regarding muzzle
direction (2point / single point slings).
Any time a student participates in shotgun the training can be harsh as
guns tend to have some recoil. Dealing with the recoil will be key to
ongoing training. This course covers a great deal of things not found in
We refund if we cancel.
(not for first-time-shooters)
Use of slings and similar rigs
- Cruiser ready &
tactical and combat reloads
Gun-hand & support-hand shooting.
Gun-hand & support-hand
- Use of cover and
- Point-of-aim / flash
sight / and defensive shotgun (fast) shooting
- Moving and shooting
- Shooting positions &
transitions while reloading and moving
Team drills & rolling thunder type team training
Intensive positional training / physical training
Incapacitation drills (no live fire)
Minimum of 200
rounds Bird shot (preferably # 6)
- Shotgun preferably
Pump Action (semi ok if necessary)
Eye & Ear Protection
- Knee Pads / Elbow Pads
Sling or similar rig
- Baseball cap if possible
- Snacks and water or something to drink
- Appropriate clothing for outdoor
All instructors are NRA Certified Instructors and most are NRA and PA
State Police Certified
Law Enforcement Instructors.