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Course Details


The NRA Defensive Pistol Course will focus on the techniques needed to develop a defensive mindset. The goal of this course is to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to carry and use the concealed pistol ethically, responsibly, and with confidence.

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to explain and demonstrate the following:

     - How to apply the NRA Rules for Safe Gun Handling

     - Basic principles of concealment

     - The difference between cover and concealment

     - Drawing from the holster

     - Levels of mental awareness

     - Developing the proper mindset when using a pistol for personal protection

     - Clearing common stoppages

     - The use of pocket pistols

     - And much more...

Students will receive the following items:

     - NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside the Home booklet

     - NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure

     - NRA Defensive Pistol certificate


Course Requirements


- Handgun

- Holster

- 3 Extra mags

- Mag pouch

- Sturdy belt

- Concealment clothing

- 300 Rounds of ammo

     - Factory-fresh ammo only - absolutely no reloads or specialty ammo

- Eye & ear protection


Recommended Additional Equipment


- Secondary firearm along with 100 rounds of ammunition for that firearm if a different caliber than your primary pistols

- Sturdy holster and extra magazines, or speed loaders for your backup pistol

NOTE: You may take this class without a backup pistol. However, it is strongly recommended in order to get the full benefit from the course.



DOWNLOAD/PRINT FORM and please for our convience and yours fill out the form with a black ink pen and bring it to class with you. This will help us speed up the class time, so we can spend more time training, and improving your skills. Thank You!




Interested in this course but cant attend the course date(s) or there are no more available dates listed? Join the course waitlist, make a $50 non-refundable deposit and pay the remaining balance of your course when we schedule it. You will be contacted when there is enough interest in scheduling another course. Click here to join.




9AM - 5PM


8 HRS.



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