Personal Protection Outside the Home
Personal Protection Outside the Home Course presents students, who have already completed the basic Personal Protection in
the Home course, with more advanced concepts and use of lethal force techniques meant to expand and enable self defense in
virtually any civilian scenario.
builds upon the basic concepts taught in Personal Protection In the Home that covered mindset, legal issues, decision-making
under pressure, and planning for the worst with additional scenarios and training meant to facilitate self defense in the
gravest extreme. The Personal Protection Outside
the Home course is designed around the advanced tactical deployment and use of the defensive pistol within the home,
your business or workplace and any public venue where firearm possession is not prohibited by law.
this course can be completed as quickly as sixteen hours, the depth and breadth of information presented, and the probability
of intensive question and answer sessions on the included topics, makes it likely that the course will take longer.
will receive the NRA
Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside the Home handbook and intensive lessons on advanced tactics of defensive shooting, issues
of self-defense, and other strategies to facilitate personal protection.
develop in the students the 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 citizen's right to self-defense.”
- Defensive Shooting Concepts
- Advanced Defensive Handgun Skills
- Concealment Techniques
- Shooting from Cover
- Reloading Techniques
- Low Light Confrontations
- Much, Much More!
- Firearms and the Law: Possession, Ownership, and the Use of Deadly Force
- Responding to a Violent Confrontation in Any Scenario
- Selecting a Handgun and Accessories for Personal Defense
- Sport Shooting Activities and Training Opportunities
- Course Review and Examination
in the Personal Protection Outside the Home course should be experienced shooters, showing mastery of the basic skills of
safe gun handling. If necessary, this course will put participants through a pre-course assessment exercise, where potential
students are asked to demonstrate safe and competent gun handling, shoot a series of five-shot groups, discuss the operations
necessary to zero a pistol, and demonstrate how to properly reload a handgun.
are expected to show validation of shooting experience by presenting an NRA Basic Pistol Course certificate
and an NRA Personal Protection In the Home Course certificate.
the Personal Protection course is intended
for mature law-abiding adults, who have the mindset and seriousness necessary to properly perform the activities in
the course. Self-defense is not a topic that lends itself to horseplay and distractions.
will be given feedback on their shooting exercises, and a course completion certificate upon successful completion of the
lessons. Not only are shooting standards fired during the practical exercises, but a written exam will be given at the end
of the course. Throughout the course the instructor will use an individual checklist for each student to ensure the coverage
of course material, and satisfactory absorption of the material being taught.