NRA Personal Protection Outside The Home Course, Advanced

Course fee: $250
Course Length: 5-hours

The NRA Personal Protection Outside The Home 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.

The NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home is divided into two levels (basic and advanced). Advanced (Level Two) involves five additional hours on the range and approximately 115 rounds of ammunition. The ammunition requirements are minimum and may be exceeded.

Students learn:
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  • the NRA's rules for safe gun handling
  • essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations
  • the safe, effective and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home
  • proper mindset
  • presentation from concealment
  • multiple shooting positions
  • essential skills and techniques needed to prevail in a life-threatening situation

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

The NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home participants in this course must be at least 21 years of age 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.

NOTE:   Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing an NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home Course Certificate, or by passing the pre-course evaluation.

Students are expected to provide their own ammunition (bring or purchase at the range).

Required equipment:   A quality strong-side hip holster that covers the trigger, or a holster purse. Cross-draw is not allowed in the class.