Self Defense Shotgun - [ Level 1 ]

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Class Overview:

The Self Defense Shotgun isn't just for the newbie. A training course for new, in-experienced shooters and even the advanced shooter.


Your class begins with an overview of the different types of shotguns and shells available and their differences. Next we will cover proper and safe handling, charging your shotgun and dealing with malfunctions.

Taught by Nationally Certified NRA and KMA Instructors.

Learn how to:

  • Identify your Target location

  • React towards your Target (front, side, behind you)

  • Have proper Stance

  • Learn to Rack and Properly Aim your weapon. 

  • Learn to properly identify gun malfunctions and how to deal with each type.

  • Learn to perform a tactical load and combat loads.


After a quick lunch you'll be ready for live-fire drills in which a instructor will be with you every step ensuring safety and proper form.

Instructors will take you as team through:

  • Shooting standing

  • Shooting kneeling

  • Shooting while walking

  • And much much more.....


Our students range from the person who has never held a gun, to someone that has shooting experience, to the professionally well trained. Our technique is easy to learn, proven effective by the Israeli Defense Forces and will make you a better shooter. Students new to guns usually feel very comfortable around their weapons by the time they leave the class.


Our goal with this course is to teach our students to be comfortable, understand safely and be trained in the unfortunate event that they do have to pull or use their weapon. We believe that it is your responsibility to be trained to understand the law and how use to your weapon.

We can provide you with confidence and the training needed.

Key Benefits:

  • "One-on-One" Instruction:

    • Students are paired with an instructor for the entire class and who will work with you to fine tune your movements for safe, proper and accurate engagement using your firearm.

  • It's Easy!​

    • Our method is easy for anyone to learn and easy to remember... and that's the point, especially under pressure of a threat!


From the experienced, to the newbie, the young and the old; Our students leave this class feeling more confident in carrying their weapon and responding to a threat.

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Common Questions:

Question: Why do I need an external shell holder?

A external shotgun shell holder, such as a buttstock holder, side saddle, chest or sling, is necessary for combat loads during drills that will exceed the capacity of your shotgun loading port.

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Self Defense Shotgun



Course Length: 6-8 Hour / Full Day Course

Includes 1-on-1 instruction

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Class Requirements

No gun experienced is required.

  • Tactical Shotgun (pump/magazine)
    (Hunting Shotguns/Over & Under are not applicable)

  • Shotgun shell holder:

    • Buttstock shell holder

    • Side saddle​

    • Chest shell holder

    • or, Sling 

  • 100 shells for your shotgun
    Note on low brass: some shotguns do not perform well with low brass shotgun shells.  We recommend high brass shells.

  • One Knee Pad

  • Eye Protection   (Prescription or sunglasses are OK)

  • Ear protection   (Must be rated for gun fire)

  • A Packed lunch

  • Plenty of water or other drinks

We also recommend that you have a hat and sunscreen to protect you from the sun. Winter months please dress in layers. You will warm up with our course and will need to shed layers.

What's Next?


   (C) = Nationally Certified Course  

Questions? Need private training?


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