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Concealed Carry & NRA Instructor Development

Become a Concealed Carry Instructor and NRA Instructor licensed in your state and promote responsible firearms use.


Select your state to find out about the requirements to become a Concealed Carry Instructor or select an NRA Discipline you are interested in becoming certified to teach to see more information.

Refuse To Be A Victim Instructor Training Requirements

Here is what you need to know to become a Refuse To Be A Victim Instructor.

Refuse To Be A Victim Instructor Training Workshop



Refuse To Be A Victim® is a program created by the NRA to prevent crime and assist men and women in developing personal safety strategies. Many people do not have the skills and knowledge necessary to protect themselves from violent crime in every situation. This program teaches people how to develop the personal safety strategies necessary to avoid becoming a victim.

The Refuse To Be A Victim Instructor Training Workshop gives you the knowledge, skills, and attitude to develop new Refuse To Be A Victim® Instructor Candidates.

Refuse To Be A Victim Instructor Training Workshop With GTBR


What You Will Learn


The Refuse To Be A Victim Instructor Training Workshop covers the information given in the Refuse To Be A Victim® seminar in a way that educates you on how to effectively teach that information. You will also learn how to put together your own seminar. The topics include:
Criminal Psychology
Mental Preparedness
Home, Physical, Automobile, Travel, Technological, Personal, and Workplace Security
Security for Parents, Children, Senior Citizens, and Persons with Physical Disabilities
Preparing for and Giving Seminars
Working with a Team
Acquiring Grant Funding

The Prerequisites


In order to become a Refuse To Be A Victim® Instructor, you must have already completed the Refuse To Be A Victim® seminar. The NRA Basic Instructor Training (BIT) is not required for this course.

What to Expect


This workshop is not a firearm or physical self-defense course. It covers the theory of crime prevention as it relates to individuals and how to best pass that information along. You will be expected to give a practice presentation with visual aids and supporting facts while practicing creativity. You will also receive feedback and give feedback to others.

The course also covers the technical details of putting on your own seminar. This includes everything from assembling a kit for demonstrating safety devices to marketing and securing grant funding.

You will receive a Refuse To Be A Victim® Instructor Development Workshop Kit, which includes Instructor’s Manual, Instructor Promotion Kit, Promotional DVD, Directional Signs, etc.

How You Benefit


One of the most effective ways to fight crime is to educate individuals on how to avoid becoming a victim. The Refuse To Be A Victim® program is used across the nation to this effect; however, ever more people need to hear this information. As a Refuse To Be A Victim® Instructor, you will be a representative of this important NRA program and someone who will have a tangible effect on making people’s lives safer by developing other RTBAV Instructors to teach this valuable information in their markets.
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