The purpose of this course is to provide the shotgun operator with the necessary knowledge and skills in order to employ with an effective way a shotgun in a high-risk environment/situation.
Upon completing this course the students will have good knowledge of the mechanics of shotgun, the different ammo available, how to reload, manipulate and use this versatile weapon for various purposes that include shooting, breaching and more.
Shotguns (Automatic, Manual)
400 Shells of different types (Lethal&Non-lethal)
This Course will be taught using theoretical and practical exercises. The lectures will be conducted in classroom and on the shooting range. The Course will be given on the ESA Training Center with the use of ESA equipment.
None. The candidate does not have to possess prior experience with the Firearms
Clothing appropriate for climate and conditions
- Safety rules
- Weapon Manipulation
- Speed/Tactical Reload
- Ballistics of different ammo/Loads
- Combat Marksmanship
- Shooting Positions
- Use of Cover
- Transition to handgun
- Use of shotgun for breaching
- CQB use of a shotgun