This is a comprehensive, entry-level course in the tactical use of the shotgun that will give law
enforcement officers, military personnel and private citizens an undisputed certainty in their
ability to operate a shotgun with authority.
ALL students must show photo ID at Sign-In, regardless of age!
Upon completion of the course, you will have the ability to rapidly and decisively engage targets out to 25 yards and you will know your weapon and ammunition well enough to deliver buckshot to end a hostage scenario! Select slugs drills will extend the range of your control out to 50 yards. This course is a must for anyone who chooses to own or use a shotgun for defense or duty.
Lecture Topics Include:
Use of Deadly Force and the Law;Color Code of Mental Awareness; Civil and Criminal Liability; A, B and C Engagement Zones; Weapon and Ammunition Selection; Tactics; and more.
Firing Range Drills Include:
Loading and Unloading; Firing Stance; The Three Secrets; Carry Positions; Patterning; Offhand, Kneeling, Prone; Target Engagement from 7-25 yards under Time Pressure; Multiple Targets; Tactical Reloading; Emergency Reloading, Select Slug Drill with Firing out to 50 Yards; Malfunction Clearances; Tactical Movement; a Tactical Simulation using Reactive Steel Targets and Shoot/No Shoot Targets.
Ammunition Required (NO reloads, Magnum or steel shot!):
300 rounds of birdshot 250 rounds of 00 buckshot 75 rounds of slug
Firearm and Equipment Requirements:
The weapon must be fully functional, have all factory-installed
safety devices intact, and have no dangerous modifications (such as a
“hair” trigger less than 4 pounds, removed trigger guard, pistol grip
only stock, etc.)
The weapon must be 20 gauge or larger and have an attached sling.
Electronic hearing protection is mandatory and is available at
the Front Sight Pro Shop or numerous retailers.
Elbow and Knee pads are strongly recommended.
Some type of shell carrier on the weapon and/or on the belt is strongly recommended.
Minimum age is 16 if taking the course unaccompanied.
Minimum age is 11 if taking the course with a parent or guardian.
The parent MUST have taken this exact course before, work with the
child during the entire course, and be responsible for only ONE child.
Children age 10 and under are not allowed.
Unattended minors are NOT allowed on the property. They
must be escorted by a parent or guardian at all times or be enrolled in
an appropriate course.
Available for online registration:
Starting Monday, September 08, 2014 Starting Monday, September 29, 2014 Starting Monday, October 06, 2014 Starting Monday, October 13, 2014 Starting Monday, October 20, 2014 Starting Friday, October 24, 2014 Starting Monday, November 10, 2014 Starting Friday, December 05, 2014 Starting Friday, December 12, 2014