Many students serious about home defense quickly realize that there are other options available to the homeowner and better tools available.
This course will introduce the student to the concept of using a shotgun for home defense to complement the handgun. The penetration capabilities of shotgun vs handgun ammunition will be demonstrated. Students will learn principles of shooting a long gun in the combat role and learn different techniques for loading as well as transitioning to the handgun. We will also demonstrate techniques to manage recoil for those of smaller stature.
Basic principles of safety and marksmanship.
Concept of deploying a shotgun and the advantages versus handgun
Loading and status check techniques as well as ammunition management and selecting different specific loads
Use of buckshot and specific effective distance test
Use of different sling techniques
Malfunction drills and emergency transition drills
Alternative sight options, ghost ring , red dot etc.
Weapon mounted lights and options.
Home Defense Shotgun
Semi auto or pump action shotgun
Eye and ear protection as well as clothing to suit the elements
300 rounds bird shot, 50 buckshot and 20 slugs
Handgun and 100 rounds of ammunition