Tactical Patrol Rifle and Shotgun Instructor

SRT Group – Tactical Patrol Rifle & Shotgun Instructor

Course Price: $300.00
Course Dates:  October 19th & 20th, 2019

Course Description: This POST Approved course is a great addition for anyone with any pistol instructor rating, anyone teaching classes or private instruction, instructors that qualify/train police or security officers, or the tuned in shooter who wants to learn more and get great value on training.

This course emphasizes the why of what we are doing, how to get our students there efficiently, and what we want to get in performance and outcome based goals – because you need both.

What you Will Learn:



  • Effective Use of the Pump or Semi-Auto Shotgun
  • Ammunition Selection
  • Equipment to Outfit the Gun – Sights, Sling, Lights, Ammo Carriers
  • Effective Ranges for Shotgun Engagements


  • Administrative Loading and Unloading
  • Effective Use of the Body to Run the Gun
  • Patterning the Gun
  • Slug Use and Impact Points
  • Tactical Loading/Combat Loading and Select Slug Drills
  • Use of Cover
  • Movement and Using it Effectively with the Shotgun
  • Sling Carry
  • Car Carry/Cruiser Ready/Home Mode



  • Range Ssafety and Shooter Equipment Issues
  • Effective Options for the Patrol/Defensive Rifle – Optics, Slings, Lights
  • How to do a Medical Brief for Each Class
  • Range Set Up and Rules
  • Effective Verbal Commands
  • Using Targets Correctly
  • Developing Lesson Plans and Getting Courses Approved
  • Liability


  • Mechanical Zero, Battle Sight Zero, 50 – 200 Yard Zero
  • Optics – Mechanical Offset and Usage
  • Proper Positioning and Recoil Mitigation
  • Running the Gun – Efficient Reloads and Malfunction Remedies
  • Transitions to Handgun
  • Movement and Use of the Rifle
  • Use of Cover – Working Vertical Edges – Shooting is Lethal Geometry
  • Speed Dependent on Distance – Changing Gears and Working Distances
  • Low Light Engagements
  • Medical Problems

Equipment List:
Students should bring a picture ID, drinks, snacks, and a lunch.  Please be aware that our shooting range is outdoors and we will shoot in any weather.  Please dress appropriately for weather.


  • AR type carbine/AK/Pistol Caliber Carbine
  • Sling
  • Weapon Mounted Light
  • Mag Pouch
  • At Least 2 Magazines
  • Minimum 400 rounds of rifle ammunition


  • Modern Centerfire Handgun
  • Holster
  • Mag Pouch
  • 150 rounds of ammunition


  • Semi-Auto or Pump Shotgun
  • Sling
  • Weapon Mounted Light
  • 200 rounds of Bird Shot
  • 20 Slugs
  • 20 00 Buck or similar

  • Med kit if you have one
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Hand-Held Light