The MDTS Practical Shotgun Skills class is designed to start you off on the proper path toward personal protection with a shotgun. An effective and efficient platform with which to protect yourself or family is introduced & utilized. This class is ideal for home defense with your smoothbore. It is set up for the Remington 870, 1100, 1187 and Mossberg 500 and 590 platforms but other platforms can be used in the class.
Course content will include but is not limited to:
Firearm Safety/Range Safety
Ammunition & Selection
Modifications & Options
Four Points of Contact, Mounting & Recoil Mitigation
Eye and Ear protection (soft plugs and hard ear muffs are recommended for this indoor range)
appropriate clothing for weather
gloves & knee pads
Additional Equipment Considerations:
note taking materials
lunch for a full day class
*This class is limited to 10 participants **A pistol is not required to attend this course
*** Lunch is limited to 30-40 minutes max and is often a “working” lunch where discussion of specific aspects related to the days class or a module of instruction is presented. Therefore it is highly recommended you bring a bag lunch.