NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course

Teaches 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 law-abiding individual’s right to self-defense.

This is an eight-hour course. Students should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition. Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation, firearms and the law, how to choose a handgun for self-defense, and 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.

NRA Basic Personal Protection 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.

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Upcoming Classes

Nov 04., 2017. 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

Hartford Gun Club, East Granby

The class will be conducted on the indoor range. Everything you need for this class will be provided. Wear a crew necked shirt. Lunch will be available for purchase.


Cost: 160 USD


Nov 25., 2017. 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

Hartford Gun Club, East Granby

The class will be conducted on the indoor range. Everything you need for this class will be provided. Wear a crew necked shirt. Lunch will be available for purchase.


Cost: 160 USD


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