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Personal Protection In The Home

Personal Protection Inside The Home
$250 - 8 Hour Course

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding individual’s right to self-defense.

This is an eight-hour course. Students should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition. Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation, firearms and the law, how to choose a handgun for self-defense, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection In The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, and course completion certificate.

NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home course is for law-abiding adult citizens, as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law, and experienced shooters (shooters able to show mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling, shooting a group, zeroing the firearm, and cleaning the firearm) to maximize what can be learned from this course.

What To Bring
  • Semi-automatic pistol or revolver
  • 2 magazines (minimum) and speed loader (recommended) for semi-automatic pistol or 3 speed loaders (minimum) for revolver
  • Paddle or belt holster (Kydex or leather)
  • Magazine pouches (single or double)
  • Gun belt (a heavy duty belt designed to carry the weight of your weapon and magazines)
  • Required Ammunition: 400 rounds (brass, FMJ)
  • Ear protection – free rental available
  • Eye protection – free rental available
  • Baseball cap or hat (recommended for outdoor classes)
  • Hiking boots or athletic shoes (no open toed shoes or sandals)
  • Long sleeve shirt (no low cut shirts or tops)
  • Medication: if your medication causes drowsiness or other negative side effects, DO NOT take them before or during a course. If you need to take them, please reschedule your course at a later date.
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