Suarez Complete Shotgun Gunfighting
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The shotgun remains the ultimate close quarters battle power tool. It is the battle axe of the modern gunfight battle field. This dynamic course presents a clean and effective study on how to best use this weapon and why it still remains the best choice for many applications.
After a brief overview of the fundamentals and a skill check, we progress quickly to advanced reality-based drills.
As we move into the new era of American history and realize the new threats and return of old threats, the shotgun may once again be the primary choice for many professionals as well as private citizens.
Material includes proper gear selection and placement, proper zero with shotgun and ammo types, fundamentals of shotgun work, Buck Pattering, Real world stress-proof reloads, weapon transitions, and ammunition changes, Dynamic movement and shooting, bilateral firing, use of cover and use in and around vehicles.
May 17-19, 2024
Approximately 150 rounds of Birdshot, 250 rounds of Buckshot, 50 Slugs and 50 rounds of pistol ammunition.
Range & Gear Requirements
Shotgun (any caliber pump or semi-auto). All shotguns must be equipped with a sling. Stakeout type Tac-14 weapons are acceptable.
Pistol with at least two magazines, suitable belt, holster, and magazine pouches.
A method of carrying extra shotgun ammo (for example: shoulder bag, ammo pouches, side saddle, or butt cuff).
Ear & eye protection. Bring spare clothing appropriate for the weather, including a hat, sunscreen, and bug repellent.
Plan to bring lunch, snacks, and water (min 1 gallon per person) for the entire day unless driving to lunch is a viable option from the range location. Bring allergy medication (if needed), a chair (if you prefer), note taking supplies, and a boo boo kit (band aids, gauze pads, antiseptic wipes, antibiotic ointment and tape). You may wish to bring pads such as knee pads, elbow pads, and gloves if the class lends itself to that.
Pinal County Air Park Range
24641 E Pinal Airport Road, Marana, AZ
Exit 232 off Interstate 10
Tucson has an airport with commuter flights incoming from all over the country, otherwise use Sky Harbor or Mesa-Gateway.