Defensive Shotgun Skills
This is not an NRA Class
COST: $280 + RANGE FEE FOR FOUR HOUR SESSION – GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE
This training will take experienced shotgun students through the basics of shotgun safety, defensive mindset, and impart the techniques necessary to deploy their defensive shotgun in a defensive encounter emergency.
This training is for experienced shooters who have mastered the fundamentals of operating a 20 ga or 12 ga pump or semi-automatic shotgun.
The training includes the essentials of defensive shotgun safety, developing a defensive mindset, and learning the necessary skills and techniques to deploy the defensive shotgun in a self-defense encounter.
This class presents the foundation of a reality based, aggressive, close quarter combative method of deploying the shotgun. It includes the elements of movement, multiple threats, alternative shooting positions, target acquisition, use of cover and concealment considerations, and ability to function under high stress.
Defensive Shotgun Skills Content:
- Shotgun Safety Rules
- Defensive Mindset Needed
- Review of Shotgun Shooting Fundamentals
- Recognizing and Clearing Malfunctions
- Proactive & Reactive Reloading
- Basic & Alternative Shooting Positions
- Forward Movement & Transverse Movement
- Aimed and Point Shooting
- Threat Assessment & Management of Multiple Threats
- Clearing a Room
You need a 20 ga or 12 ga pump or semi-auto shotgun with a barrel length between 18.5″ and 24″, a single point sling or two-point sling, optional shotgun shell caddy, 100 shotgun shells (preferably #4 shot and 10 slugs) electronic ear protection and eye protection (prescription eyeglasses may be adequate if they protect your eyes from hot ejected brass casings).
You must contact Tom Dowdy at 713-854-1986 to coordinate a training session. This training is not available on weekends, only weekdays.
You must be 18 or older to take this training with us and we consider students between 18 and 20 on a case basis.
Payment with your registration is required to reserve a slot for a class. If you cancel attending more than 48 hours prior to the scheduled start time of a class you’ve registered for there will be a $50 cancellation fee deducted from your refund to cover our advance administrative costs. If you do not cancel within 48 hours there is a $75 cancellation fee. If you do not show up for training your pre-payment is forfeited.