Combat Shotgun


This course teaches the student how to effectively and safely utilize a shotgun. This class reinforces the General Shotgun course. Upon completion of this course, the student should be proficient with:

+ Fundamentals of shooting a shotgun
+ Ammunition selection and management
+ Engaging multiple targets
+ Shooting from a barricade
+ Increased distances
+ Slug shooting
+ Various firing positions and actions for each
+ Running engagement courses
+ Introduction to "Specialty Ammunition"
+ Close Quarters Conflict
+ Sling use, mounting from a slung position


+ Eye and ear protection
+ Service type shotgun with carry strap (sling)
+ Handgun w/holster (for transition drills)


+ 200 rounds birdshot
+ 25 rounds buckshot
+ 35 rounds slug
+ 50 rounds of pistol

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