The Personal Protection In the Home Course 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. It is an eight-hour course and students should expect to should approximately 100 rounds of ammunition.
In this course you will learn:
- Basic Defensive Shooting Skills
- Strategies for Home Safety
- Responding to a Violent Confrontation
- Firearms and the Law
- How to Choose a Handgun for Self-Defense
- Continued Opportunities for Skill Development
Prerequisite: This course is for law-abiding adult citizens, as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law, and experienced shooters (shooters able to show mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling, shooting a group, zeroing the firearm, and cleaning the firearm). Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills and attitudes by producing an NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate, NRA FIRST Steps Course Certificate, NRA pistol competitive shooting qualification card, military DD 214 with pistol qualification or passing the Pre-Course Assessment.