Personal Protection Outside The Home

Personal Protection Outside the Home

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Lesson ONE (1 hr) – Classroom

  • Introduction to Concealed Carry Safety and the Defensive Mindset
  • Responsibility & Ethics
  • Applying the three basic safety rules outside the home
  • Rules for storing or using a firearm outside the home
  • Special safety considerations outside the home
  • Techniques for storage outside the home
  • Four levels of awareness

Lesson TWO (1 hr) – Classroom

  • Introduction to Self Defense and Concealed Carry
  • Importance of mental preparation and mindset for carrying and using a firearm outside the home
  • Techniques for avoiding life-threatening confrontations
  • Psychological and physiological changes that may occur during an attack
  • Differences between in the home and outside the home use of a firearm
  • Techniques for controlling and responding to a violent encounter
  • Emotional, legal and social aftermath of a defensive shooting outside the home

Lesson THREE (1 hr) – Classroom

  • Legal Aspects of Concealed Carry and Self-Defense
  • Rights and restrictions under the law for carrying a defensive handgun
  • Key legal provisions and restrictions pertaining to the use of deadly force
  • Criminal and civil legal actions that may take place subsequent to a defensive shooting
  • Where to find local jurisdiction specific legal information

Lesson FOUR (1 hr) – Classroom

  • Carry Modes and Concealment
  • Various handgun concealed carry modes and benefits/limitations of each
  • Basic principles of handgun concealment for self-defense outside the home

Lesson FIVE (1 1/2 hr) – Range

  • Presenting the Handgun from Concealment
  • Techniques for safely presenting a handgun from concealment

Lesson SIX (2 hrs) – Range

  • Presentation, Position and Movement
  • Presenting a handgun from concealment and shooting targets in center of mass, to include:
  • After moving to a high barricade
  • Engaging two targets
  • Aimed fire techniques with strong hand only
  • Point shooting with two hands
  • Point shooting with strong hand only

Lesson EIGHT (1/2 hr) – Classroom

  • Sport Shooting Activities and Training Opportunities
  • Organizations, associations, clubs, and businesses that may help hone, enhance, and expand personal protection skills
  • Methods and precautions for dry-fire practice, including drawing from a holster

Lesson NINE (1 hr) – Classroom

  • Course Review and Examination
  • Programs, history and membership benefits of the NRA
  • Completion of the NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home written examination

Advanced Personal Protection Outside the Home Lesson Details

Lesson SEVEN (5 hrs) – Range (Required to earn ‘advanced’ certificate)

  • Special Shooting Techniques
  • Advanced presenting of a handgun from concealment and shooting targets in center of mass, to include:
  • Hip shooting techniques with strong hand – “speed rock”
  • Moving rearward, stopping and shooting
  • Standing to kneeling behind low barricade
  • Standing to squatting behind low barricade
  • Moving to low barricade kneeling or squatting
  • From sitting to standing
  • Standing, facing 90 degrees to target, turning left to shoot
  • Standing, facing 90 degrees to target, turning right to shoot
  • Standing, facing 180 degrees to target, turning left to shoot
  • Standing, facing 180 degrees to target, turning right to shoot
  • Engaging at extended range
  • Under low-light conditions
  • Completion of this Lesson earns students the ‘Advanced’ certificate of completion
  • Normally conducted in a separate session of training available to all those holding a ‘Basic’ completion certificate

Equipment Requirements

  • Firearm Retention
  • Strong-side concealed-carry hip holster (required)
  • Concealed-Carry Vest or light jacket (required)
  • Concealed-carry purse (optional)
  • Fanny-pack carry holster (optional)
  • Ammunition
  • Lesson Five: 42 rounds
  • Lesson Six: 54 rounds
  • Lesson Seven: 112 rounds
  • Total: 208 (minimum), 300 (recommended)

TOTAL

  • 9 or 14-Hour Classroom & Range

 



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