This class is meant for owners of Pump Action or Semi-Automatic shotguns - skills learned and drills practiced will be highly speciﬁc to your style of ﬁrearm. In this class you will learn:* Techniques of shotgun presentation* Determining Terminal Effectiveness* Combat and Speed Reloading* Defensive Accuracy* Movement and use of cover & barricades* Use of a shotgun in home defense* Alternate shooting positions and alternate aiming techniques. Participants should bring: - 50 to 100 rounds of Target Shotgun Shells - #6 - #8 birdshot.- 10 to 25 rounds of Buckshot (00) Shotgun Shells - 5 to 15 rounds of slug if you own a means of holding spare shells, whether on the gun or off, bring it. Don’t forget your eye and ear protection! Course Rates: Defensive Shotgun Class fee is $80.00 includes range fees
Michael Kennedy - Lead Instructor
Michael is a much sought-after, experienced trainer with a relaxed, practical and enjoyable teaching style. You won't find any 'tough guy' Rambo-style attitude here.
Michael is a Certified Training Counselor with the United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA), a certified instructor with the National Rifle Association (NRA), and is a certified California DOJ Instructor.
He holds certifications for the:
USCCA Basic Pistol
NRA First Steps program
NRA Basic Pistol
NRA Personal Protection in the Home
NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home.
What sets Michael apart from so many instructors is his personal commitment to further his own training. Michael takes his development seriously and is a competitive pistol shooter who actively participates in both local and regional IDPA (International Defensive Pistol Association) matches.
He also believes in developing the 'craft' of firearms skills and marksmanship and holds current certifications in many advanced pistol classes, advanced tactical shotgun classes, and advanced carbine classes.
Michael offers classes for all levels, including courses for: