This course pick up where practical shotgun ended. We will explore the use of slugs and proper zeros of irons and red dots sights, and extend range use of buckshot. As well as shooting on the move and alternate firing positions and target transitions and shooting on the move.


Safety brief & medical plan
Use of barricades
Different optics and accessories
Effective shooting stance
Recoil control
Sight picture using magnified and or electronic optics
Proper zero and confirmation of them. (Range dependent on distance)
Use of the sling for supported shooting
Use of body supported shooting positions
Trigger control
Different shooting positions


A functional and practical shotgun chambered in 12 or 20 gauge
Hearing protection, electronic is preferred
Wrap around style eye protection
IFAK and/or tourniquet
If available, a spare weapon system is also an excellent idea
A sling (optional)
Properly fitted shooting gloves
A minimum of 150 rounds of birdshot (no steel shot), 50 rounds of buckshot, and 35 slugs
A cleaning kit and tools that are compatible with the weapon system(s)
Handheld flashlight and or weapons mounted light
A black sharpie marker
Individual first aid kit and tourniquet

Refunds will be issued if Sentinel Concepts cancels the course – No Exceptions.
If you can not attend the class you registered for due to work, family, or medical reasons we will make all attempts to get you into a class within one calendar year of the original class date.

Range fees: $50 per student per day. (Rooftop Shooting Range members do not have to pay a range fee.)
Class coordinator contact: Peter Kim,
Range requirement: Instructor must provide proof that ‘Rooftop Shooting Academy LLC’ is named as an Additional Insured on their policy within 2 weeks of the class date (or sooner).
Range access for class: 1 tac bay for Practical Shotgun (40 yards deep x 20 yards wide). 200-yard rifle range for Critical Shotgun.
Range materials: All the paper target stands we could possibly need. Plenty of steel silhouette targets. Plenty of VTAC barricades & barrels. *If you have specific steel that you’d prefer to use, please let me know so I can prepare those items.* (We will have all the materials you typically see at a match.)

If you are coming to the range from the West, you can consider staying in cities like McKinney, TX, Melissa, TX, or Anna, TX. These cities are situated to the west of the range and have decent food and lodging options. The travel time from these cities will range from 15 to 30 minutes.
If you are coming from the Northeast of the range, you can stay in the small town of Bonham, TX, located just 15 minutes east of the range. This town has a handful of food options and plenty of lodging options.
If you are coming from the Northwest of the range, you can stay in Sherman, TX, which is a major city located 30 minutes Northwest of the range. Sherman offers plenty of food and lodging options to choose from.
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