Name: NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course
- $160.00 per student
- Minimum deposit $30.00
Short 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 individuals right to self-defense.
More Details: 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.(Lesson Plan, revised 05/09)
The NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course participants must be law abiding, adults (at least 21 years old), 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. Proof of shooting experience can be one of the following: NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate, NRA FIRST Steps Course Certificate, NRA pistol competitive shooting qualification card, military DD 214 with pistol qualification, or passing the Pre-Course Assessment.
From The Instructors: .
Lesson I: Introduction to Defensive Shooting.
Lesson II: Basic Defensive Pistol Skills.
Lesson III: Firearms and the Law: Possession, Ownership, and the Use of Deadly Force.
Lesson IV: Strategies for Home Safety and Responding to a Violent Confrontation.
Lesson V: Selecting a Pistol for Self-Defense.
Lesson VI: Sport Shooting Activities and Training Opportunities..
Lesson VII: Course Review and Examination.
Question: I'm not an NRA member, Do I need to be an NRA member to take this course ?
Answer: No, you do NOT need to be an NRA member to take this course.
Question: I don't own a Pistol, do I need my own a pistol or borrow a pistol to
take this course ?
Answer: No. We supply all materials for the course, including handguns and ammunition for our handguns. If you own a handgun, you are welcome to bring it with you. If you are bringing your own handgun to shoot, you will need to bring about 25 - 50 rounds of factory ammunition for it. Reloaded ammunition is not permitted.
Question: I'm not from Pennsylvania, will I need a License to shoot in
Answer: No, Pennsylvania does not require a License to handle or shoot a firearm.
Question: If I'm under the age of 18 can I come and take part in this course
Answer: Yes, you will need to have your Parent, Grandparent or Legal Guardian present during the course, or Have a Notarized Letter from your Custodial Parent or Legal Guardian giving expressed consent for you to take part in the course.
Question: I would like to get my Concealed Carry Permit in New York City. But
NYC requires "A statement
indicating that the applicant has been trained or will receive training in the use and
a handgun". Does the Basic Pistol Shooting Course Satisfy the NYC Requirements ?
Answer: Yes, This Basic Pistol Shooting Course Satisfies the NYC and NY State Requirement. This course also satisfies the safety course requirements for most States. You should verify with your local jurisdiction who issues your carry permit, as gun laws constantly change.