Pinecone Level 4
2 hours

The Shotgun Downrange Practical class heads straight to the range and is designed to give intermediate/experienced shotgun shooters the opportunity to practice skills learned in previous classes. This class also focuses on drills that improve survival in a home defense situation. 

Required equipment:

  • Semi-automatic or pump/slide action shotgun 
  • 75-100 rounds of #8 or #7.5 birdshot 
  • 10 rounds of buckshot (optional)
  • Shell carrier (side saddle, jacket pockets are acceptable)
  • Hearing and eye protection
  • Range appropriate clothing (crew neck shirt and closed toe shoes) 
  • Knee pads (highly recommended)
  • If you don’t already have the recommended equipment, please contact the instructor prior to the class


A minimum of 3 students is required to run the class or it may be canceled/rescheduled.