Basic Shotgun

Basic Shotgun


This course is intended for the individual who just purchased their first shotgun. This class is designed to set the groundwork for safe handling of the shotgun and will teach you all the basics, from how to properly load and unload, as well as proper grip and stance. This is a great opportunity for a beginner to ask questions, get answers, and learn in a non-threatening, and fun and friendly environment. The successful completion of this course will give you the foundation to get out and practice on your own and to continue into more advanced training here at The Range St. Louis West.

Topics Covered

• Basic firearm safety
• Features and functions of a shotgun
• How to load and unload
• Fundamental skills needed to fire a shotgun

Course Length

5 Hours

Course Prerequisites


Required Gear

• Eye and Ear Protection (Can be purchased day of class at discount)
• Shotgun
• 50 rounds of 00 Buckshot
• Closed toed shoes

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