NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course


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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.  Students will practice skills using a laser simulator in the classroom before engaging in live fire.  Note: Lesson III of this course: Firearms and the Law, and Legal Aspects of Self-Defense, is conducted by an attorney licensed to practice law within the state of Florida, or a Florida Law Enforcement Officer Trainer.  Students should allow ample study time as we distribute course materials upon payment to be read prior to the class. 

Subjects Covered:

  • Introduction to Defensive Shooting
  • Basic Defensive Pistol Skills
  • Firearms and the Law, Possession, Ownership, and the Use of Deadly Force
  • Strategies for Home Safety
  • Responding to a Violent Confrontation
  • Selecting a Pistol for Self-Defense
  • Sport Shooting and Training Activities

Prerequisites:  All students must have successfully completed the NRA Basic Pistol Course.

Booking and Cancellation Policy:

Cutoff date for registration is one week prior to class.  This allows time for students to receive the course materials and study prior to meeting.

Cancellations by students must be at least 7 days prior to class.  Otherwise, a $75 cancellation fee must be imposed to cover the cost of materials and venue charge.

We make every effort to fill classes.  If we are unable to book enough students for a particular date, we will re-schedule with at least one week’s notice to students.  Students will then have the option of attending on the new date or obtaining a refund (minus cost of books).

Registration for class indicates that student understands and accepts these terms.

Recommended Equipment:

Pistol suitable for self-defense (i.e. centerfire)

2 magazines for semi-auto pistols

2 Speed loaders for revolvers

250 cartridges

Eye and ear protection

A hat is highly recommended

A cooler with snacks and liquids

Pen and paper for taking notes