The NRA Personal Protection in the Home course develops the basic knowledge, skills and attitude essential to the safe and effective use of a handgun for the protection of yourself and your family, along with providing information on your legal right to self-defense in the home.

This course is designed to develop safety plans and strategies for the home which encompass all family members, young and old.

Course length:  8 hours plus range time and breaks

Tuition:  $110 plus $25 range use fee

Next Class: none scheduled


Class Prerequisite:  for this course is the NRA Basic Pistol course.

Topics covered include:

  • Defensive Shooting Safety
  • Rules for Safe Gun Storage
  • Mental Preparations and Defensive Mindset
  • Developing Defensive Shooting Skills, Shooting Positions and Cover/Concealment
  • Self-defense and the Laws of Deadly Force
  • Aftermath of a justified defensive shooting
  • Advanced weapon handling skills
  • Safety strategies
  • Avoiding potential threats around your home
  • Responding to potential threats around your home
  • Firearm selection
  • Ammunition choices
  • Use of peripheral equipment (ie lights, cell phones, etc)

This course combines classroom instruction along with live fire range time with approximately 100 rounds fired. Survival4Chicks &Dudes2 provides all targets and needed documentation along with the NRA course materials.

What to bring:

Students should bring:

  1. Handgun
  2. 100-150 rounds of ammunition for handgun
  3. Eye protection
  4. Ear protection
  5. Identification (drivers license, state issued ID card is OK).
  6. Notebook and something to write on.
  7. Sack lunch
  8. Questions!  If you do some research prior to class, and have some questions, bring them to class for discussion.

Click here to register for this class.