Longgun Qualification

This two hour course is designed to prepare the rifle/shotgun shooter to safely practice personal protection tactics utilizing a shotgun or modern rifle (AR or AK).  Successful completion of the class will result in the issuance of a Longgun Qualification card that allows the member to shoot the Rifle/Shotgun skill practice and Defensive response drills on designated nights on the Tactical Range.  Covered in the class are proper handling techniques; proper shooting positions and safety features of the firearm; Loading, reloading and clearing malfunctions



  • Firearm (AR/AK Rifle), (Semi-automatic or Pump Shotgun) in good working order and sighted in
  • Minimum of three (3) magazines capable of holding ten (10) rounds or more
  • Eye/hearing protection
  • At least 40 rounds of appropriate target ammunition (shotgun shooters should use buckshot:  Rifle shooters MUST purchase ammo from CSA


  • Rifle:  Introduction to the Modern Rifle or Defensive Carbine & VA Concealed Carry Permit
  • Shotgun:  Basic Defensive Shotgun & VA Concealed Carry Permit