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Teaches the knowledge, skills, and attitude to carry and use a concealed pistol ethically, responsibly, and with confidence.
- Concealed Carry Safety
- Self Defence and the Defensive Mind Set
- Cover, Concealment and Reloading Under Stress
- Range Proctice
Expectations and Outcomes
- The importance of carrying and using a pistol responsibly and ethically for personal protection
- How the NRA Rules for Safe Gun handling are applied to concealed carry
- Basic principles of concealment
- Presenting a pistol – reholster
- Mental awareness
- Mental Preparation to develop a defensive mindset for carrying and using a pistol for personal protection
- Techniques for avoiding life-threatening confrontations
- Explain the psychological and physiological changes that may occur during an attack
- Flash sight picture
- Reload under stress
- Clear common stoppages – immediate action drills
- Present a pistol from concealment and reholster
- Cover and concealment
- Present a pistol from concealment and shoot targets at varying distances
- Move off the line of attack and shoot
- Qualify for the NRA Defensive Pistol Certificate
Intermediate, NRA Courses
- NRA's Basics of Pistol Shooting Certificate
- A picture of a target demonstarting the ability to shoot at the Level I (15 out of 20 rounds inside a 4" diameter circle at 10 feet)
- The student should have passed the Basics of Pistol Shooting Course and have shot the qualification, at a minimum, at the Level I, with Level II or higher prefered.
- Quality Pistol appropriate for concealed carry – recommend minimum of 9mm or .38 Special
- Quality Strong Side Hip Holster – recommend form fitted leather or kydex, must cover trigger/trigger guard
- Quality Belt, designed to carry a holster and a firearm strongly recommended
- At least two hundred rounds of quality ammunition suitable for practice.
- Spare magazines or speed loaders with appropriate pouches – at least two spares.
- Clothing appropriate for concealed carry
- Eye protection
- Hearing protection - recommend electronic