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Sat, Jul 23


PCA LLC Private Range

Practical Defensive Shotgun - $150

This is an intermediate skills course and a great next step after completing our Defensive Shotgun Foundational Skills course. Expect skill development in the areas of manipulation, marksmanship, utilization, and critical decision making while deploying the defensive shotgun.

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Practical Defensive Shotgun - $150
Practical Defensive Shotgun - $150

Time & Location

Jul 23, 2022, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

PCA LLC Private Range, 6252 New Carlisle Pike, Springfield, OH 45504, USA

About the Event

This  is a developmental skills course focused on the practical use of the  defensive shotgun.    It is a great course to continue your training  progression and will provide an opportunity to learn new skills while  improving upon your existing skill set.  The material will be presented  in a crawl, walk, run manner and in an easy to understand building block  approach.

PRE-REQUISITES: Foundational knowledge and understanding of the operation of your defensive shotgun

Points of Instruction (POI) Include:

  • Proper firearm manipulation
  • Proper use of the 2 point tactical sling
  • Deployment from ready and carry positions
  • Speed & tactical reloading of the shotgun
  • Marksmanship development with enhanced accuracy standards
  • Critical decision making in the context of a practical firearm application
  • Specific developmental focus dependant upon the student's current skill level
  • Immediate and Remedial Action for malfunction clearance (time permitting)
  • Practical movement, use of cover, and shooting while moving (timer permitting)

Equipment Required:

  • Modern defensive shotgun (slide "pump" or semi-automatic action) with 2 point tactical sling preferred
  • Load bearing equipment (LBE) to carry 25 shotgun shells on your person (a dump pouch works well)
  • Factory produced training ammunition matching your firearm's caliber (150+ shells #4-5 lead shot, 25+ shells .00 buck, and 10 shells slugs)  **no steel shot or penetrator slugs**
  • Eye protection (safety glasses or polycarbonate lenses in perscription eyeware)
  • Ear protection (electronic shooting ear muffs highly suggested)
  • Seasonally appropriate clothing suitable for outdoor activities (no low scooped neck shirts or tops)
  • Closed toe shoes or boots suitable for outdoor activities
  • A baseball style cap or visor to help protect your face
  • Water, sports drinks, & snacks to maintain yourself during moderate physical activity for the training day
  • Please note that the range facility does not have running water or improved facilities


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