NRA Personal Protection In the Home Course
Includes course materials and range fee; does not include ammunition, travel, and food
Eye and hearing protection student's responsibilty
Student expected to have their own handgun
A minimum of 150 rounds of ammunition is needed
Handgun caliber - 380, 38 special, 9mm, 40 cal, 45 cal.
Pre-requisit - Meet these basic minimum reqirements
$80.00 deposit is required to register, balance due at sign-in
Classroom location - Colorado Springs Range - location depending on range availabilty
Course Length - Two days: Day 1 - Classroom[8:30 am to 5:00 pm] / Day 2 - Range[8:55 am to 1 pm]
The following are the Goals of this course:
Explain the importance of using a firearm responsibly and ethically for personal protection.
Explain the importance of developing the proper mindset for using a firearm for personal protection and facing a life threatening encounter.
Explain and evaluate their state of mental awareness using the four levels of awareness.
Explain the importance of mental preparation and physical training for a potentially life threatening confrontation.
Explain and demonstrate the fundamentals of defensive marksmanship.
Explain defensive accuracy.
Shoot targets in the center of mass using aimed shots from a two-handed standing position.
Explain the differences between cover and concealment, and identify examples of each.
Shoot targets in the center of mass:
• Using cover and concealment.
• Using a flash sight picture.
• From a kneeling position.
• At close range using point shooting.
Explain key provisions of the law pertaining to the purchase, transfer, and possession of pistols.
State key provisions and restrictions within the law pertaining to the use of deadly force.
Explain potential criminal and civil legal actions that may be taken against them subsequent to a defensive encounter.
Explain where they may find detailed legal information for their specific jurisdiction.
Explain strategies and methods to enhance their personal safety at home and in public.
Describe strategies for responding to a potentially life threatening encounter.
Explain the importance of mentally preparing for the aftermath of a violent confrontation.
Explain methods for safely storing a personal protection pistol.
Identify the criteria for selecting a pistol and ammunition suited to their individual self-defense needs.
Identify the major cartridge designs available for practice and personal protection and explain the use, advantages, and disadvantages of each type.
Identify organizations, associations, clubs, and businesses that may help them hone, enhance, and expand their personal protection skills.
Explain methods and precautions for dry-fire practice
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