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Defensive Pistol

Duration: 8 hours



Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Availability
Register Now April 22 Saturday
Mt. Airy, MD
1 - 10 Students 9 Ronald David Space Available target icon


A prerequisite is the successful completion of the NRA Basic Pistol Course.  The NRA Defensive Pistol Course will focus on the techniques needed to develop a defensive mindset. The goal of the course will be to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude to carry and use a concealed pistol ethically, responsibly, and with confidence. As a result of participating in this course, the student will be able to explain and demonstrate the following:  How to apply the NRA Rules for Safe Gun Handling when carrying a concealed firearm, basic principles of concealment, the difference between cover and concealment, drawing from the holster, levels of mental awareness, developing the proper mindset when using a pistol for personal protection, clearing common stoppages, use of pocket pistols and more.  A deposit needs to be made within 7 days of registering.

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