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Sun, Jun 24


Iron Works Training Center

MDTS: Practical Shotgun Skills 1

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MDTS: Practical Shotgun Skills 1
MDTS: Practical Shotgun Skills 1

Time & Location

Jun 24, 2018, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Iron Works Training Center, 301 Ryan St, Holmen, WI 54636, USA

About the event

The MDTS Practical Shotgun Skills class is designed for anyone interested in personal protection with a shotgun. Through a combination of lecture, discussion, dry-fire and live fire drills students will develop familiarization and proficiency with their personal shotgun. This class is ideal for home defense with your smoothbore. It is set up for the Remington 870, 1100, 1187 and Mossberg 500 and 590 platforms but other platforms can and have been used in this class effectively.

Cost: $225*

* If you are attending Practical Pistol Skills 1 on the 23rd you pay $350 for both days.

Course content will include but is not limited to:


Firearm Safety/Range Safety


Ammunition & Selection

Modifications & Options

Four Points of Contact, Mounting & Recoil Mitigation

Ready Conditions- Vehicle/Home Ready/Tactical Ready

Shotgun Ready Positions

Preparatory Gun Handling

Verbal Commands

Shooting Response Theory

After Action Assessment

Emergency & Tactical Loading

Slug Select Drill

Fundamental Use of Cover & Concealment

Equipment List:

A serviceable shotgun

300 Bird shot

25 00Buck Shot

10 Slug

Eye and Ear protection

appropriate clothing for weather


Optional equipment:


gloves & knee pads

* A pistol is not required to attend this course.

Additional Equipment Considerations:

Weapon mounted illumination tool

knee & elbow protection

note taking materials

lunch for a full day class

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