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Shotgun for Home Defense


  • 220 US dollars
  • Westheimer Parkway

Service Description

This course meets directly at an outdoor range and is shooting intensive. Students can expect to fire about 100 rounds of bird shot or game loads, 50 rounds of buckshot, and 50 rounds of slugs. Topics covered include patterning your shotgun, ammunition selection, knowing your shotgun’s range, capabilities and limitations, practical applications of the shotgun in a home environment, using a mounted light appropriately in a home defense situation, loading and shooting on the move, and single and double slug changeovers. Students are expected to bring a reliable shotgun equipped with a weapon-mounted light with a momentary on/off switch that can be actuated by the support hand. Side-saddle shell carriers and stock-mounted shell carriers or sleeves are also recommended and so is electronic hearing protection.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Even though space is limited, please be sure you are able to attend a course before you sign up for it. All courses purchased are non-refundable unless INSIDER cancels the course due to reasons outside of our control. In such an event, students shall receive a full refund. If a student cannot attend a class that has been purchased, the student will be given full credit toward another future class of comparable value. No-shows without prior notice will not be given credit. If you cannot attend a class that you have registered for, please notify us ASAP via email at

Contact Details

  • American Shooting Centers, Westheimer Parkway, Houston, TX, USA


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