3 Rivers Tactical Training Solutions, Inc.

Pittsburgh, PA

The Pittsburgh area's premier firearms and tactical training provider.

PGH: Personal Defense Shotgun / AR15 Seminar

  • Hopewell VFW 138 Stone Quarry Road Aliquippa, PA 15001 USA

3T's 1 day Shotgun / AR15 seminar is a 12 hour course dedicated to using two of the most commonly owned guns in America is a personal defense setting.  Firearms safety, fundamentals of marksmanship, weapon manipulations (loading, reloading, and malfunction clearing), threat discrimination, and multiple threat engagements will be taught throughout the class on both weapon systems.  Use of either the shotgun or AR15 carbine in a home defense scenario will be discussed throughout the class.  

This class will run from 9am-9pm and will conclude with a low light exercise.  Each student will have his/her choice of which weapon system they use during the low light training.

Required Weapons, Gear, and Equipment

  • 12 or 20 gauge shotgun with sling.  Either pump action or semi-auto shotgun.  150 rounds of bird shot, 10 rounds of 00 buck, 10 rifled slugs.
  • AR15 platform carbine.  
    • Minimum of three 30 round magazines.  
    • 300 rounds of ammunition.
    • A sling is required- 2 point adjustable sling strongly recommended.  Tactical gloves are strongly recommended.  Baseball batting gloves also work very well.
  • Note:  Weapon mounted lights are not required but are very strongly recommended, however, each student must have a quality handheld flashlight regardless of whether or not they are lights mounted on their long guns.  
  • Eye protection.
  • Ear protection.  Electronic ear protection strongly recommended.
  • Ball cap.
  • Clothing appropriate for weather conditions.

Cost: $175, payable below or over the phone. Please read below for our cancellation and refund policy.

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In accordance with ITAR regulations, only United States citizens will be accepted into 3T classes.

All classes end with a night shoot on day 1.  The class hour vary upon time of year.  You will be notified of the class hours specific to your class approximately 2 weeks before the class. Range locations are subject to change.


  • Any customer who has registered for a course, or has made a down payment on a course, can cancel their registration or down payment and receive a full refund if 3T is contacted no less than 60 days prior to the start of the course.
  • If a customer cannot attend a course they have registered for, and there are less than 30 days before the start of the course, the customer will be allowed to reschedule for any of the same courses remaining on the schedule.  Even if the class the customer chooses to reschedule to is full, the customer will be allowed to attend that class. 
  • If 3T must cancel a course all customers who have signed up for, or made a down payment for, the cancelled course have two options to choose from:
  1. Customers can receive a 100% refund.
  2. Customers can reschedule to a later course of their choice.  Customers who choose this option will be compensated with a gift certificate good for one free day of training, redeemable at any 3T class of their choice.  Even if a course is full, the customer will be allowed to attend the course they choose. The gift certificate can be used to attend a 1 day course free of charge, to receive a 50% discount on any 2 day course, or to receive a 33% discount on any 3 day course.

If you have any questions about this policy, please contact 3T at info@3riverstraining.com or 412-925-0818 prior to registering for any course.