NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside the Home – $225

Teaches students the importance of mental alertness and how to avoid potential deadly confrontations, the principles of concealed carry, defensive mindset, defensive shooting positions, legal justification of using deadly force, and consequences of using a pistol in self defense.

  • Ethical considerations
  • Defensive mindset
  • Mental alertness
  • Importance of defensive training
  • Reaction times
  • If you must shoot
  • Breaking tunnel vision
  • Memory distortion
  • Defensive shooting principles
  • Defensive shooting positions
  • Assessing for threats
  • How to deal with law enforcement
  • Moral & legal consequences


Will be scheduled
once we have four interested students.

This two-day class teaches students safe concealment methods and advantages, how to draw from concealment, reaction time considerations, how many shots to fire, defensive accuracy, and legal consequences of using deadly force. It also addresses the physiological and psychological effects of using deadly force.

Students must have their own semi-automatic pistol of at least 9mm, at least two magazines, an outside the waistband belt mounted holster, and a holster magazine. Students may shoot a revolver but must have at least three speed loaders for the revolver. A concealment garment is required that covers the entire pistol while holstered. You also need electronic ear protection and eye protection. You will also need 200 rounds of factory loaded ammunition. Students must take the NRA Personal Protection in the Home Class prior to taking this class.

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You must register at least 14 days in advance of class to allow time for required NRA training packets to be ordered and received.  If less than four people pre-register the class will be cancelled and deposits refunded.  Last minute registrations taken if four people have pre-registered and NRA instructor has extra NRA training packets on hand.

We may consider minors between 18 and 20 for this training on a case basis.

Payment with your registration is required to reserve a slot for a class.  If you cancel attending more than 48 hours prior to the scheduled start time of a class you’ve registered for there will be a $50 cancellation fee deducted from your refund to cover our advance administrative costs.  Cancellations within 48 hours of a class starting time are subject to a $75 cancellation fee.  If you do not cancel or show up for the class you forfeit your pre-payment.

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Looking for a NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside the Home course in The Woodlands, Conroe, Spring, Montgomery, Tomball, or greater Houston area? We’re glad you found us! Give Handgun Skills a call today 281-645-6290.

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