Course Description: 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 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
Take Home Packet: 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 a course completion certificate from the NRA.
Prerequisites: 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 to maximize what can be learned from this course. Proof of shooting experience can be one of the following: NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate, NRA FIRST Steps Course certificate, candidates may provide documented proof of Classified in NRA Conventional or Action Pistol, Classified in International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) or Classified in US Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) / International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC), military DD 214 with pistol qualification, and passing the Pre-Course Assessment.
If a candidate has none any of the above a charge of $50 will be processed for taking this Pre-Course Qualification at the time of testing
Length: 10 hours 8am-6pm
Ammunition: Centerfire Handgun only 250rnds minimum