Combat Shotgun

This Combat Shotgun course instructs students on the safe deployment of a pump action tactical style shot gun for the combat gunfighter while instilling the combat mindset. The Mossberg 500 series will be the focal point for in depth breakdown, information and live fire.Students will progress into barricade shooting, reaction drills, linear movements and forward movements all while using primary and secondary weapons. This Combat Shotgun course is designed to teach the student to be well rounded at the highest level while operating a shotgun and using the combat mindset

What You Will Learn

  • Characteristics
  • Nomenclature
  • Cycle of Operation
  • Loading and unloading
  • Disassembly /Assembly
  • Shotgun Carries
  • Malfunctions and Stoppages
  • Marksmanship Fundamentals
  • Firing Positions & Stance
  • Applications for the Defensive Shotgun
  • Action types
  • Optional equipment
  • After market accessories
  • Ammunition

What You Need To Bring

  • Tactical style Pump action Shotgun (one per student)
  • Handgun
  • Hip holster & Magazine pouches
  • Tactical gear and equipment
  • Sling
  • Bandoleer 
  • Wraparound ballistic eye protection
  • Ear protection (electronic is preferred)
  • Belt
  • Positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn 
  • Ability to follow simple instructions
  • Pants and proper range attire
  • 25 rounds buckshot (00)
  • 25 rounds rifled slugs
  • 100 rounds birdshot (#6 or #7.5)
  • 100 rounds of pistol ammo


  • Ball cap
  • Knee and elbow pads
  • Durable clothing (511s, boots, heavy-material, long-sleeve shirt)
  • Wet and/or cold weather gear
  • Sack lunch, snacks and water
  • Sun screen


This course lasts 1 day.


The cost per student is $200.00