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Prerequisite: This course 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.  This course is two parts.  BASIC and ADVANCED.  I recommend you have the BASIC course before taking the ADVANCED course.  Note: Lesson III of this course is Firearms and the Law, and Legal Aspects of Self-Defense.


Description: The course is divided into two levels. The BASIC class is nine-hours 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.  Students spend several hours on the range and shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition during level one.  Upon completion, the ADVANCED course is an additional five hours on the range and approximately 150 rounds of ammunition learning advanced shooting skills.  Time and 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 appropriate (BASIC/ADVANCED) course completion certificates(s).



Lesson I:Introduction to Concealed Carry safety and Defensive mindset

Lesson II:Introduction to Self Defense and Concealed Carry

Lesson III:Legal Aspects of Concealed Carry and Self Defense

Lesson IV:Carry Modes and Concealment

Lesson V:Presenting the Pistol from concealment

Lesson VI:Presentation, Position, and MovementCouionrse Review and Examinat

Lesson VII:Special Shooting Techniques

Lesson VIII:Sport Shooting Activities and Training Opportunities

Lesson IX:Course review

Equipment needed:


Your handgun with holster (Dominate side hip or purse holster only)
Extra magazines or speed loaders
200-400 rounds of ammunition
Eye and ear protection


Cost BASIC $150 



Cost ADVANCED $150



Deposit $100



SUNDAY 9:00-

NRA textbook, and certificates included.  $100 Deposit Required to secure seat in the course.

We will be using an outdoor or indoor range. Bring sunscreen, bug spray, and appropriate weather gear.

Classes subject to change or cancellation without notice.

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