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Intro To Shotgun

This introductory shotgun class is designed for individuals with little to no experience with shotguns. Participants will receive comprehensive instruction on the safe handling, operation, and marksmanship principles specific to shotguns. The course combines classroom learning with practical range e

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Intro To Shotgun
Intro To Shotgun

Time & Location

May 19, 2024, 8:00 AM – May 20, 2024, 12:30 PM

Concord USI, 4700 Evora Rd, Concord, CA 94520, USA

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Course Title: Introduction to Shotgun

Course Overview:This introductory shotgun class is designed for individuals with little to no experience with shotguns. Participants will receive comprehensive instruction on the safe handling, operation, and marksmanship principles specific to shotguns. The course combines classroom learning with practical range exercises to ensure a well-rounded introduction to this versatile and effective firearm.

Duration:

  • 4 hours (can be adjusted based on class pace and size)

Prerequisites:

  • No prior experience with shotguns is required.

Classroom Session:

  1. Introduction to Shotguns:Overview of different types of shotguns Basic components of a shotgun Understanding different shotgun actions (pump-action, semi-automatic, break-action) 
  2. Firearm Safety:Fundamental rules of firearm safety as applied to shotguns Safe handling, storage, and transportation of shotguns Clearing procedures and safe muzzle control specific to shotguns 
  3. Ammunition for Shotguns:Types of shotgun ammunition (shotshells, slugs) Proper storage and handling of shotgun ammunition Recognizing and addressing common ammunition-related issues 
  4. Basic Shotgun Operation:Loading and unloading procedures for different types of shotguns Manipulating the action (pump, semi-auto, break) Understanding shotgun chokes and their effects on shot patterns 

Practical Range Exercises:

  1. Range Safety Briefing:Overview of range rules and procedures specific to shotguns Emergency protocols Proper use of safety equipment (eye and ear protection) 
  2. Live Fire Exercises:Guided practice with unloaded shotguns to reinforce proper handling Introduction to loading and unloading procedures Firing drills to develop basic marksmanship skills with shotguns 
  3. Shooting Techniques:Proper shotgun stance and grip Introduction to different shooting positions with shotguns Understanding and adjusting for shotgun recoil 
  4. Moving Targets and Multiple Targets:Techniques for engaging moving targets Strategies for addressing multiple targets Transitioning between targets efficiently 
  5. Home Defense Applications:Shotgun selection for home defense Safe storage and accessibility considerations Engaging threats in a confined space 

Upon completion of this course, participants will have a solid foundation in shotgun safety, operation, and marksmanship, enabling them to responsibly and confidently handle shotguns for various purposes, including sport shooting and home defense.

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  • Intro To Shotgun

    This introductory shotgun class is designed for individuals with little to no experience with shotguns. Participants will receive comprehensive instruction on the safe handling, operation, and marksmanship principles specific to shotguns. The course combines classroom learning with practical range exercises to ensure a well-rounded introduction to this versatile and effective firearm.

    $80.00
    +$2.00 service fee
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