Defensive Tactical Shotgun

The role that the shotgun plays today has not changed much since its introduction.

We often see the shotgun employed as a support firearm for defense. From squad cars to Marine Corps armories, the shotgun is still called upon to fulfill its original mission. During the course of this training program we will attempt to make you comfortable and proficient operators with your defense shotgun.

Training is offered to anyone who:

Is a citizen of the U.S. and is compliant in all local state and federal laws and ordinances and Owns a Defensive Shotgun, plans to own a Combat Shotgun, or is interested in learning to safely handle and use a Tactical Shotgun.


To learn the safe and proper method of Shotgun Tactics. Also to learn new skills and improve on existing shooting skills


  • To safely perform the five-count presentation
  • To find our battle zero
  • To learn proper cheek & Shoulder weld
  • To learn combat loading and uploading of a tactical shotgun
  • To learn exact shot placement for desired results
  • To learn African & American Carry and why
  • To engage multiple targets
  • To safely perform incapacitation techniques
  • To safely perform transition skills
  • To perform deliberate fire from 25 yards, kneeling & prone
  • To hone existing skills by repetition of the fundamentals
  • To learn how to survive a lethal threat confrontation

What to bring:

  • Eye and ear protection
  • A sack lunch and plenty of water/fluids to drink.
  • Comfortable loose fitting pants (bdu’s)
  • Defensive shotgun with sling
  • Rucksack for gear & support for battle zero
  • 30 rounds of slugs 1 box of 00 buck
  • 250 rounds of small game shell
  • Stock shell carrier (solid)
  • Sidesaddle carrier
  • A sturdy belt carrier system
  • Belt ammo pouch
  • Knee & elbow pads always in your gear bag
  • No sling carriers
  • A simple military sling works well – no three point or single point


Classes run from 8:00am – 5:00pm

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