NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home
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About the Event
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT THE INSTRUCTOR DIRECTLY AT (845) 379-1479
This course will be conducted over 2 days. Class will run from Sat 04/24 from 8a-6p and Sun 04/25 from 7a-6p. Seating is VERY LIMITED. We encourage all interested parties to reserve your seat ASAP.
*** This is the NRA's PREMIER civilian handgun course. Basic marksmanship AND basic defensive shooting skills MUST be possessed by the student prior to enrolling in this course. ***
Prerequisites: The NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home is for adult individuals who are not disqualified from possessing a firearm as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law and are of good repute and possess defensive pistol skills presented in the NRA Basics of Personal Protection In The Home Course. Participants must also understand the basic legal concepts relating to the use of firearms in self-defense, and must know and observe not only general gun safety rules, but also those safety principles that are specific to defensive situations.
Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing an NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course Certificate, or by passing the pre-course evaluation.
Comprehensive and intensive in its approach, the goal of this course is to equip the defensive shooting candidate with the knowledge, skills and attitude needed to prevail against serious adversity.
This course teaches students the knowledge, skills and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home. Students have the opportunity to attend this course using a quality strong side hip holster that covers the trigger, or a holster purse. From a review of safe firearms handling and proper mindset to presentation from concealment and multiple shooting positions, this course contains the essential skills and techniques needed to prevail in a life-threatening situation.
Topics covered include but are not limited to:
- Keeping a defensive mindset
- Presenting the pistol from concealment
- Positioning and movement
- Special shooting techniques
- Shooting from various cover positions
- Shooting in a low light environment
- Dealing with a violent encounter and the aftermath
- State specific laws pertaining to self defense
- Propper holster selection and carry methods
- And much more...
The NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home is divided into two levels (basic and advanced). Level one is a nine-hour course and offers the essential knowledge and skills that must be mastered in order to carry, store, and use a firearm safely and effectively for personal protection outside the home.
Upon completion of level one, students attend level two, which is an additional five hours of range training and teaches advanced shooting skills.
Students should expect to spend several hours on the range and shoot approximately 250 rounds of ammunition over the two days. The ammunition requirements are minimum and may be exceeded.
Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and the appropriate course completion certificates(s), NRA Basic Personal Protection Outside The Home (identifies strong-side hip holster or purse use) certificate, and NRA Advanced Personal Protection Outside The Home certificate.
- A quality defensive firearm (minimum .380 for semi-autos or .38spl for revolvers)
- A quality strong side hip holster or holster purse
- A sturdy belt to affix your hip holster to
- 3 magazines or speed loaders
- Minimum of 250 rounds of ammunition
- Optical and hearing protection
- A baseball style cap
- A cover garment (preferably a full zip shirt, sweatshirt or jacket)
- A quality flashlight that can be operated using only one hand
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