Intermediate Tactical Shotgun

Location: Field Sports Park (utility range), 9580 Malech Rd, San Jose 95138
Time: 0800-1600
Cost: $200.00
Range Fee: $25.00
Contact: Jeff

Course Description

This one day course is designed for those individuals who are competent with the basics of deploying a tactical shotgun. This course will push the student to demonstrate proficiency with the basic functions of the tactical shotgun. Furthermore, it will expose them to increasing levels of difficulty with regard to threat management and addressing deadly force threats. Note: We do not break for lunch, however, there are natural breaks during the day to eat and hydrate.

Skills Covered (but not limited to)

Basic functions and safety - review
Loading/unloading - review
Malfunction clearing/weapon transitions
Addressing threats at angles and distance
Multiple target engagements
Shooting on the move (forward, backward, lateral)
Use of cover

Required Equipment

Tactical shotgun (pump or semi-auto)
Sling for shotgun
150 rounds birdshot
150 rounds 00 buckshot
20 rounds slug ammunition
Handgun with 1 extra magazine
50 rounds of pistol ammunition
Holster and magazine pouches for pistol
Eye and ear protection

Recommended additional equipment

Dump pouch or other means to carry additional shotgun ammo
Hat or head covering
Note taking materials (pen and paper)
Personal water supply
Snacks/bag lunch
Knee and elbow pads


Basic Tactical Shotgun


Prior approval based on demonstrated competency