Thumbnail NRA Defensive PistolLength of Course: 4-6 hours

Course Level: Advanced
Who teaches this course? This course is taught by an NRA-certified instructor

Teaching locations: Calverton, Medford and Uniondale, and our Travel Training Team also available
Course Description:The NRA Defensive Pistol Course is conducted by a select group of NRA Advanced Pistol Instructors. The training will focus on technique and the development of a defensive mindset. The goal of the course will be to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude to carry and use a concealed pistol ethically, responsibly, and with confidence. Upon successful completion of this training student’s should be able to demonstrate the following: • How the NRA Rules for Safe Gun Handling are applied to concealed carry • Basic principles of concealment • Presenting a pistol – reholster • Mental awareness • Mental preparation to develop a defensive mindset for carrying and using a pistol for personal protection • Techniques for avoiding life-threatening confrontations • Explain the psychological and physiological changes that may occur during an attack • Flash sight picture • Reloading under stress • Clear common stoppages … and more

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Topics covered to include:

  • How the NRA Rules for Safe Gun Handling are applied to concealed carry
  • Basic principles of concealment
  • Presenting a pistol – reholster
  • Mental awareness
  • Mental preparation to develop a defensive mindset for carrying and using a pistol for personal protection
  • Techniques for avoiding life-threatening confrontations
  • Explain the psychological and physiological changes that may occur during an attack
  • Flash sight picture
  • Reloading under stress
  • Clear common stoppages
  • … and more

Required Equipment:

  • In NY you must have a NY Pistol permit and Pistol (You must bring a pistol registered to you in order to take this class!)
  • Three magazines
  • Strong side holster; magazine holders
  • 350 rounds of ammunition (night sights recommended but not mandatory)
  • Cleaning kit
  • Season appropriate clothing
  • Eye and ear protection