NRA Shotgun Shooting Course

National Rifle Association Certified Shotgun Shooting Course

Conducted by a Multi-Discipline Certified Law Enforcement Instructor.

You will gain the basic knowledge, skills and attitude for the safe and proper use of a shotgun in shooting at a moving target.

Duration: 10+ Hours
Course Cost: $150.00 *includes range fees, shells and targets
Course Goal: To provide participants with the techniques and knowledge necessary to operate shotguns while firing at moving targets.

Course Prerequisites: None

Course Subject Matter:

  • Range Rules
  • Safe handling, parts and operation
  • Shell malfunctions
  • Shooting fundamentals
  • Shooting at straight away and angled targets
  • Shooting at moving targets
  • Continued opportunities for skill development

Gear to bring to course:

  • A modern 12 or 20 Gauge shotgun (Pump or Semi-Automatic)

*Please let us know what gauge shotgun you will be bringing so that we may have the correct ammo for you. For those who do not yet have a permit or own a firearm, it will be provided by the Instructor.

  • A single or two-point sling system
  • A dump pouch or bag for live shells
  • A sturdy belt at least 1.5” wide
  • Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning
  • Baseball style hat
  • Eye protection
  • Hearing protection
  • A Jacket or shirt capable of covering the weapon
  • Clothing appropriate for climate and conditions
  • Knee pads (Optional)

Course Completion: Upon successful completion of this orientation you will receive the NRA approved certificate.

Possible Locations:

  • ATFT Salisbury, MD Classrooms and Range
  • Mobile Training Teams
  • 3rd Party Host Sites

Don’t currently have a firearm permit?

Our Maryland Handgun Qualification License course teaches you all the necessary skills and law needed to obtain that permit. For more information just click here. For states other than Maryland, please visit our classes page to find the right class for you. Click here.

Atlantic Tactical is now proud to offer ink and Livescan Fingerprinting services for your Maryland, Arizona and Utah concealed carry permits.

Our finger printing packages:

  • Finger Printing

Investment: $25 per ink Finger print card (not including the cost of firearms training)

(Livescan prices vary by category Handgun permit prints cost is $60)

For our turn-key finger printing package, it includes: 

  • Fingerprinting
  • Prepping of required paperwork
  • Required Money Order
  • Mailing of required paperwork


Maryland CCW Package $235  (not including the cost of firearms training)

Maryland HQL Package $160 (not including the cost of firearms training)

Arizona Package $150  (not including the cost of firearms training)

Ask about adding this at your next class. 

Select an event from the list below to register for this class.

Maryland Wear and Carry 03/02/2024 Kent Island

March 2 @ 8:15 AM - March 3 @ 5:00 PM

MD CCW Renewal 03/03/2024 Kent Island

March 3 @ 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM

Maryland Wear and Carry + Arizona CWP 03/09/2024

March 9 @ 8:15 AM - March 10 @ 5:00 PM