Virtual Firearms Training & Awareness


Virtual Target Shooting, Parker, Colorado

Defensive Shotgun 1

Age: 18+ | Cost: $150 | Length of Course: 6 Hours (Classroom and range). | Pre-requisites: None


This shotgun training course focuses on fundamental shooting concepts of the 12 Gauge Shotgun. Students will develop basic skills with the shotgun that will enable them to apply skills learned for personal defense or home defense applications.

This class will leverage and utilize the shooting simulator for various drills and scenarios to help create a more interactive and stimulating training environment. These drills provide excellent dry fire exercises in a safe controlled classroom environment before conducting live fire drills at the pistol range.

Materials Provided By Virtual Target:
  • Targets
  • Ammunition and accessories can be purchased through Virtual Target at a discount rate
Materials Provided By Student:
  • 12 gauge or 20 gauge 18" or legal barrel length pump action or semi-automatic shotgun with rifle sights or ghost ring sights. Hearing protection (Ear muffs or earplugs or both), Eye protection (Sunglasses are fine/ If it is not sunny out you might want to have a pair of clear glasses. If you wear prescription glasses those will do fine. (5) 12 Gauge dummy rounds. 25 rounds of 00 buckshot, 5 rounds of shotgun slug ammunition. Red dot sights and holographic sights are allowed in this class.



Important Notice: Firearms must be kept in a case until instructed otherwise and no ammunition will be allowed in the classroom. Please leave ammunition in your vehicle until you are instructed to retrieve it for ‘live fire’ exercises.

Advanced courses are performed at an outdoor range and may be subject to cancellation due to inclement weather. If courses are cancelled, they will be re-scheduled at the earliest possible time. Students will have the option to re-schedule at a later date or receive a full refund.