Personal Protection In the Home
What is the Personal Protection In the Home course?
This is an eight-hour course. Students should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection In The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, and course completion certificate.
Note: Lesson III of this course: Firearms and the Law, and Legal Aspects of Self-Defense, is not taught in this course. It must be conducted by an attorney licensed to practice law within the state in which this course is given and who is familiar with this area of the law, or a Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) who possesses an intermediate or higher Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certificate granted within the state, or an individual currently certified to instruct in this area of the law by the state in which this course is presented. NRA Certified Instructors may conduct this lesson only if they meet the requirements stated above and then only in their capacity as an attorney, or other state certified individual not in their capacity as an NRA Certified Instructor.
What Will I Learn?
In this course, you will learn 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.
- - Basic defensive shooting skills
- - Strategies for home safety
- - Responding to a violent confrontation
- - How to choose a handgun for self-defense
- - Continued opportunities for skill development