Personal Protection Inside the Home

Intermediate - An NRA Course

Duration: 4 hours classroom, 4 hours range time



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This course will teach the Basic Knowledge, Skills, and Attitude necessary for owning and using a pistol safely. This is an intermediate level course. Students will need to be familiar with the principals as taught in the Basics of Pistol Shooting course.

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Topics Covered

Topics covered;

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

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Expectations and Outcomes

To develop in the students the basic knowledge, skills and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a firearm for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding citizen’s right to self defense.

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Intermediate, NRA Courses

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Documentation Requirements

Certificate showing completion of the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting course.

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You will need to bring

  • Your handgun
  • at least 100 rounds of ammunition
  • Eye protection - Safety glasses
  • Hearing protection - ear pugs, ear muffs, etc.