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Basic Shotgun Handling Course

Basic Shotgun Handling Course

Instructor Joe Marcal! Sign up, don't want to miss this one!


To Schedule Training please look at the available dates on the drop dawn menu or call 228-365-0022


* Reservation fees made for training are "non-refundable." Classes can be rescheduled up to 24 hours before the date of the class, if fail to reschedule the full cost of the class will be lost.Members will have a 20% discount in all classes taught by MCTA. Discounts will not include guest instructors who are not affiliated with MCTA Inc.


Non-Members: $245

Members: $195 (20% off)



  • Class Synopsis:

    That is not your daddy's shotgun, or is it! 

    Basic shotgun handling course will introduce you to one of the most versatile weapon's platforms ever manufactured. In this training environment you will learn: 

    • Brief history of shotgun design and use.

    • The evolution of shotgun.

    • Diversity of ammo for shotgun.

    • Loading and ready storage.

    • Shooting on the move with shotgun.

    • Working shotgun out to 50 meters.

    • Transition drills shotgun to pistol. 



    Class duration 8 hours

    From 9:00 am to 5:00 pm



    • 100 birdshot  

    • 20 buckshot (defensive load)

    • 12 slugs

    • 30 rounds pistol

    • Shotgun 

    • Pistol and holster

    • Bring safety glasses, ear-pro and hat

    • Bring plenty of water

    • Wear getting dirty clothes


    All taught by Joe Marcal, with over 20 years experience using his shotgun on the job!! 

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