Shotgun for Personal Defense: Knowing Distance vs. Pattern – Thunder Ranch ~ Video

Clint Smith, President and Director of the world-class Thunder Ranch
Clint Smith, President and Director of the world-class Thunder Ranch
National Shooting Sports Foundation
National Shooting Sports Foundation

NEWTOWN, Conn –-(Ammoland.com)-Using your shotgun effectively requires that you know how it works in all scenarios.

Clint Smith, President and Director of the world-class Thunder Ranch training center, shares his knowledge of the practical application of shotguns.

This patterning drill will let you know what your gun’s pattern looks like at various distances and, therefore, how precisely you need to aim at your target.

Despite popular belief, shotguns should be treated as precision tools at close ranges.

About NSSF The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 6,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, log on to www.nssf.org.

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