Personal Protection in the Home
Classroom (6 hours)
Range (2 hours)
Requires Basics of Pistol Shooting and Basics of Shotgun Shooting completion certificates
“To develop in the students 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 lawabiding citizen's right to self-defense.”
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
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.
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. Proof of shooting experience can be one of the following: 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.