Overview:

This specialized Home Defense Shotgun Class equips homeowners with the skills and strategies necessary for effectively using a shotgun in home defense scenarios. Recognizing the unique attributes and power of shotguns, this course emphasizes practical, tactical, and safe handling specific to this type of firearm.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the advantages and responsibilities of using firearms including shotguns for home defense.
  • Learn key shotgun handling skills, including loading, unloading, and transitioning between ammunition types.
  • Develop tactical proficiency in close-quarters scenarios typical of home defense.
  • Practice decision-making under stress to accurately identify threats and legally justify the use of force.
  • Explore home security strategies and improvements to complement armed defense.

Course Details:

Duration: 3 hours

Requirements: No prior shotgun experience is required, but basic firearm safety knowledge is beneficial.

Equipment Needed: Participants can bring their own shotgun, or rental options are available. Ammunition, eye, and ear protection will also be provided.

Instructional Methods: The course includes classroom lectures on legal aspects and tactical considerations, complemented by intensive hands-on training. Participants will engage in live-fire drills and realistic home defense simulations, guided by experienced defensive shooting instructors.

Who Should Attend: This class is tailored for homeowners and residents interested in using a shotgun for home protection. It is well-suited for beginners to intermediate-level shotgun users looking to focus their skills for defensive purposes.

Certification: Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate acknowledging their proficiency in shotgun handling and tactics for home defense. This certification may be for a 10% discount on additional courses offered at the range.

Member Price

$10% to 30% discount

Non-Member Price

$100

Duration

3 hours

Age

18+

Experience

Intermediate

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