NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home
The outside world can pose several unexpected challenges, especially for those of us who spend a lot of time out of our homes for various reasons. From acts of terrorism and vandalism to carjacking and robberies, these are all plausible scenarios we might encounter. When considering all of these plausible events, it makes sense to have the necessary skills and training to be able to respond efficiently to a Dynamic Critical Incident like this. When you have the right training and, you can handle these situations much more carefully and without causing damage to other valuable lives and properties.
NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home with GTBR
What You Will Learn
• Use of a concealed weapon in unexpected and ambiguous confrontations
• Training to avoid such confrontations as the first course of action
• Skills to operate a firearm safely if there is no other available solution
• The laws and best practices on carrying or storing a concealed weapon
• The use of various shooting positions to ensure maximum safety and defensive efficiency if confronted with a dangerous unexpected scenario
• The value of a good post engagement assessment
• Mental preparedness for reacting to life-threatening situations
• Managing Law Enforcement responses to the incident
Here are some of the prerequisites before you take part in GTBR’s NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home course.
• According to local, state, and federal laws, you must not be disqualified from firearm possession
• You must have the skills of defensive pistol possession as found in the course NRA Basics of Personal Protection in the Home.
o NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program certificates
o Certificate of NRA First Steps Course
o Certificate of NRA Basic Pistol Course
o Military DD 214 in the pistol discipline
o Or something comparable to one of these
• You must understand the basic legal concepts relating to the use of firearms in self-defense.
• You must also understand and observe not only general gun safety rules, but also those safety principles that are specific to defensive situations.
What to Expect on the Day of the Training
The course has a basic and an advanced level. The basic level is essential and teaches you how to use a firearm in self-defense, how to store it, and carry it. Information about the law and rules surrounding the use of a firearm, its concealment, and use in self-defense outside the home is disseminated in the classroom. After that, the students we go to the range where applicable drills are taught and practiced. The students will fire 100-150 rounds of ammunition. Students complete this during level one.
Students have the option to choose and complete the advanced level of the program as well. If they do, they can expect to spend several additional hours shooting and working on their defensive skillsets on the range. They will be shooting a couple hundred additional rounds during level two training. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside the Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, etc.
What to Bring with You
• Concealment garment
• Strong Side or Appendix holster
• Eye and ear protection
• Comfortable closed toe shoes
• Weather appropriate clothing
• 400 rounds of ammunition and a revolver or semi-automatic pistol
• Water or snacks
• Magazine carrier (if desired)
• 5 single stack or 3 double stack magazines (or speedloaders)
• Good attitude towards learning
Complete your NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home course with Get Trained Be Ready’s professional instructors and make your world a safer place.