The goals for Shotgun 201 are to build a more efficient thinker and shooter. We will attain this by understanding the fundamentals of shooting in the context of a critical incident. This course is designed to understand yourself as well as the shotgun. It is designed for the beginner, intermediate and advanced shooter and a must for anyone using a shotgun for hunting or home defense.

Emphasis is on the defensive deployment of the shotgun, safety, tactical loading, ready positions, multiple targets, shooting on the move, are covered.

Through scenarios and drills designed, you will improve your direct application of the shotgun, ability to work through problems and find an understanding of your skillset.

This class is led by our Chief Instructor, Paul White. Paul brings exceptional firearms expertise and tactical experience and will serve as the Chief Instructor and Range Safety Officer. He is a Sig Sauer certified Master Instructor in all three disciplines taught at Texas Gun Club including the Rifle, Handgun, and Shotgun. Sig Sauer focuses on the “S.I.G.” principle, meaning Simple Is Good. So not only has he mastered the essential skills of each firearms platform but he has mastered a proven instruction technique to teach students sound tactics in less time. Additionally, Paul is certified to teach: Live-Fire Entry for First Responders, Tactical First Aid, The Carbine Course, The Glock Firearms Course, Basic and Tactical Shotgun and the AK-47 Rifle Course. He is a certified FBI Firearms Instructor and an Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Instructor. Paul also teaches the Sure Fire Low-Light course and of course, the Texas License to Carry Course.


Class Title: Shotgun 201

  • Class duration: 2 hours
  • Range duration: approximately 1 hour
  • Cost: $149
  • Pre-requisite: Shotgun 101
  • This class can be taken privately. Call 832-539-7000 to schedule.

Course Includes:

  • Hearing protection
  • Range Fees + target


  • Barricade shooting
  • Unorthodox shooting positions
  • Transitions
  • Supported and unsupported shooting
  • Multiple targets
  • Shooting on the move

Equipment List:

  • Shotgun (Pump Action/Semi-Auto)
  • Handgun + 150 rounds FMJ brass
  • Double magazine carrier
  • Shotgun shotshell holder or dump pouch
  • Eye and hearing protection
  • Sling
  • Notepad/Pen
  • Elbow/Knee pads (optional)
  • Ammunition – 150 (00 Buck), 20 Slugs

Shotguns are available for rent or purchase.
Ammunition is available for purchase. 

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of class.