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RangeMaster – Tom Givens – Shotgun Instructor Course 12-14Jun20

June 12 - June 14


Three-Day Defensive Shotgun Instructor Development Course

June 12-14, 2020 Mead Hall Range, McLoud, OK (just east of Oklahoma City)

The shotgun is one of the most effective and versatile weapons the individual police officer or private citizen can normally access. It is also the least understood and mis-used weapon system we have. Over the course of three full days of training, candidates will learn about:

Shotgun Selection

Modifications and Accessories

Ammunition Capabilities and Selection

Shooting Technique for Defensive Shooting, not sporting use

Efficient Gunhandling Techniques


Tactical Application

Modern Teaching Methodology.

Students will need a pump or semiauto shotgun with a barrel length of from 18” to 22”, or a legal SBS. You will fire approximately 250 rounds of birdshot, 150 rounds of buckshot, and 30 slugs. Registered students will receive a detailed equipment list prior to class, and each will be issued a comprehensive manual at class. Prior registration is required.


Organizer of Defensive Shotgun Instructor Development Course

For over four decades, Tom has provided firearms training to security staff, military personnel, law enforcement officers, and every day citizens with a focus on personal defense.  After a 25-year career in law enforcement and specialized security work, Tom opened his own pistol range in Memphis, TN in 1996.  For 18 years, it was the primary source of handgun carry permit certification for the greater Memphis area.  Soon joined by his wife Lynn, the training duo formed Rangemaster Firearms Training Services to share their expertise with a much broader audience.  They now travel across the country and around the world to arm responsible citizens with the skills and knowledge they need to effectively protect themselves and their families.

Tom is certified as a law enforcement firearms instructor by the NRA, the FBI, and the state of Tennessee, and he serves as an expert witness all over the US in cases involving firearms and firearms training. He holds a Master rating in three IDPA Divisions (CDP, ESP and SSP) and has won several state and regional championships. Tom has written well over 100 published magazine articles in SWAT Magazine, Combat Handguns, The American Handgunner and other publications.





MeadHall Range
2181 S Blackberry Dr
Mcloud, OK 74851 United States
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