Our Functional Shotgun Course focuses on fundamentals of shooting shotguns and teaches shooters how to get the most out of training with their weapon system. This course is centered around the manipulation of the shotgun in order to maximize its capability for a CQB environment. 


This course covers:
- fundamentals of shooting shotgun
- weapons conditions for shotgun

- weapon efficiency

- weapon manipulation
- understanding the shotgun cycle of operations 

- auto-loader operation 

- pump-action operation

- shotgun setups
- shooting positions
- mechanical offsets

- types of munitions
- common shotgun malfunction / immediate actions and remedial actions
- strong and support side shooting
- shotgun shooting drills

- ballistic breaching considerations

- select load considerations
- sling utilization
- movement during engagements
- reloading fundamentals for shotgun
- shooting from cover
- sling manipulation

- side saddle considerations
- multiple engagement techniques
- close & midrange shotgun engagements


Date: TBD

Time: 8-4pm 

Location: TBD

After you purchase this course, an AHT firearms instructor will contact you via email approximately 1 month from the course date with pre-course details and provide you with an exact location for the training. All course dates are subject to change due to full-time commitment to Law Enforcement.

Functional Shotgun

    • Shotgun (Semi or Pump)
    • 500 rounds of 00 Buck ammunition
    • 100 rounds of slug
    • Sling
    • Belt 
    • Dump pouch or cargo pockets
    • Ear & Eye Protection
    • Appropriate Clothing for terrain and Weather
    • Weapons maintenance & cleaning equipment
    • Food & Water



    • Body Armor
    • Side saddle
    • Plate carrier
    • Chest rig
    • Weapons Lights
    • Batteries
    • First Aid
    • Gloves
    • note taking gear, etc.