Shotgun for Home Defense, Specialty I

Shotgun for Home Defense Specialty I

Location: Richmond Hill Shooting Range, 803 Kilkenny Road, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

Date(s): Please see our Course Calendar for training dates (all are Saturday courses)

Prerequisite(s): None (this is an entry-level course)

Time(s): 8:45 am – 1:00 PM

Instructor: Michael I. Kaplan

Phone: +1.912.244.0394 (Direct Dial Mobile)

Course Fee: $400 (Reserve / Book Your Training)

Payment Method(s): Credit Card, Corporate Check

Class Size: Limited to 8 students

Format(s): Indoor Classroom, Outdoor Classroom, and Shooting Range

Course Objectives

To expose attendees with limited experience to the handling shotguns with the effective skills using proven techniques; ensure the safe handling of weapons remains at the core of all shooting skills; provide a solid understanding of Georgia firearm laws regarding the use of this weapon for defending home and property; instill a high degree of confidence in the attendee at all levels of proficiency; and, to ensure the attendee is comfortable and qualified to attend more advanced levels of training when needed.

Required Equipment and Supplies

The attendee is required to provide their choice of shotgun (2 barrel maximum), ear protection, eye protection, clothing suitable for conditions of the range, and 100 rounds of double-O target ammunition appropriate for the shotgun (avoid magnum).  The brand and the manufacturer is the choice of the attendee (eye glasses are fine).  For this introductory course, the shotgun must be stored and carried in a shotgun case.  The range and the instructor will provide any additional equipment to conduct training in the classroom and on the range.

General Daily Training Itinerary

The exact details of the course itinerary will differ depending on the course and training objectives but will follow the format below and always incorporate “comfort breaks” for the attendees:

  1. 0845 – 0900: Attendee arrival, range sign in, class introductory session, and issuing of required course handouts (when needed)
  2. 0900 – 0930: Universal and Range Safety Briefing, equipment and supply safety check
  3. 0930 – 1030: Training Session 01, indoor and/or range classroom-based skills objectives
  4. 1030 – 1130: Training Session 02, range-based skills objectives
  5. 1130 – 1215: Practical Skills Assessment (marksmanship skill assessments will not impact successful course completion)
  6. 1215 – 1230: Range maintenance, shooting station clean-up, attendees return to classroom
  7. 1230 – 1300: Training debriefing and evaluation, question and answer period, course certificates issued, networking

Contact the Instructor for Additional Information

To find out more about our training programs, group classes, and group discounts, please contact Michael I. Kaplan, the course instructor, via the information listed below.

Michael I. Kaplan
(912) 244-0394

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