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Personal Protection in the Home
The Personal Protection in the Home course covers defensive shooting. Self-defense can cover mindset, legal issues, decision-making under pressure, and planning for the worst. The Basic Personal Protection in the Home course is designed around the use of the defensive pistol.
Students will receive intensive lessons on basics of defensive shooting, issues of self-defense, and other strategies for protecting the home and family.
Course Curriculum Covers the Following:
- Introduction to Defensive Shooting
- Basic Defensive Handgun Skills
- Firearms and the Law: Possession, Ownership, and the Use of Deadly Force
- Strategies for Home Safety and Responding to a Violent Confrontation
- Selecting a Handgun for Personal Defense
- Sport Shooting Activities and Training Opportunities
- Course Review
This is an eight-hour course. Students should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds on the FATS machine. Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills; strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation; firearms and the law; how to choose a handgun for self-defense; and continued opportunities for skill development.
NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home 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) to maximize what can be learned from this course.