Learn how to better shoot a shotgun from four-time United States International Shooting champion John Satterwhite during more than 15 classes hosted by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.

Each class is held on a Saturday, and will run from 8:30 a.m. until about 1 p.m. Each class, open only to Mississippi residents and limited to 15 people, is hosted by MDWFP through the cooperation of local gun clubs and a National Shooting Sports Foundation grant.

Instructor Satterwhite is a six-time gold medalist who represented the United States in the Pan-Am Games, Olympics and World Shooting Championship. Shot shells, clay targets, instruction, safety glasses, hearing and eye protection will be provided, along with a shotgun for those who don't have one.

Call 407.414.4264 to register and for more information.

Class dates, type of class and location are:

• May 8 – Advanced Shotgunning, Turcotte
• May 2 – Basic Shotgunning, Turcotte
• May 29 – Basic Shotgunning, Meridian
• June 19 – Basic Shotgunning, Turcotte
• June 26 – Advanced Shotgunning, Turcotte
• July 10 – Basic Shotgunning, Turcotte
• July 17 – Advanced Shotgunning, Turcotte
• Aug. 14 – Basic Shotgunning, Turcotte
• Aug. 28 – Advanced Shotgunning, Turcotte
• Sept. 11 – Basic Shotgunning, Turcotte
• Sept. 25 – Advanced Shotgunning, Turcotte
• Oct. 9 – Basic Shotgunning, Turcotte
• Oct. 23 – Advanced Shotgunning, Turcotte
• Nov. 6 – Basic Shotgunning, Turcotte
• Nov. 20 – Advanced Shotgunning, Turcotte
• Dec. 4 – Basic Shotgunning, Turcotte
• Dec. 18 – Advanced Shotgunning, Turcotte