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Tactical Firearms Academy operates in the strictest professional manner possible. We at times will try to manipulate a students posture or body position, requiring physical contact by the instructor. The instructor shall inform of such action, asking if its acceptable before contact is made. If for any reason you are uncomfortable with the instructor doing so, you must communicate this immediately.
Tactical Firearms Academy has invested a significant amount of money in our trainers, equipment and facilities as well as going through extraordinary measures to ensure you receive the highest level of training possible. In order to not place an undue burden on Tactical Firearms Academy, it’s staff or resources we have implemented the following cancellation policy.
Course fees are fully refundable if the course is cancelled by Tactical Firearms Academy.
If you (student) cancel more than 14 days prior to course start date – course fee is fully refundable
If you (student) cancel more than 7 days but less than 14 days prior to course start date – 50% of the course is refundable
If you (student) cancel 7 days or less prior to course start date – course fee is non-refundable
The Shotgun Fundamentals course combines the fundamental and basic skills necessary for combat marksmanship with the tactical knowledge required to survive with a shotgun in a hostile environment. This is the first level of Tactical Firearms Academy’s shotgun courses with emphasis placed on basic shooting skills and developing tactical applications for those skills.
Topics covered are:
• Safety- Administrative, range and operational carry
• 8 Fundamentals of Marksmanship
• Proper Loading Techniques
• Stance & Mount
• Patterning at 3, 7, 10, 15, 20 and 25 yards
• Target acquisition (single and multiple threats)
• Ready positions
• Transition to handgun
• Shooting on the move
• CSTC qualification (Criminal Justice Standard & Training Commission Shotgun qualifier)
This is a 9 hour block of instruction comprised primarily of live fire training on an outdoor range. Class size is kept small to permit individual instruction. A certificate of training is awarded to those students who complete and pass the course while exhibiting competence and safe gun handling skills.