NRA's Basic Defensive Pistol Course is an advanced-level class for those desiring the knowledge, skills, & attitude to carry & use a concealed pistol ethically, responsibly, & with confidence.
It is recommended by the NRA that this class be taken soon after the successful completion of the NRA Basic Pistol Course while the information from that class is still fresh in your mind.
This course is one full day.
You will need to provide:
You must have successfully completed the NRA Basic Pistol Course prior to taking the NRA's Defensive Pistol Course.
If you did not take Basic Pistol with Defensive Specialties, LLC, you will need to provide us with a copy of your Course Completion Certificate.
Defensive Specialties, LLC requires any student under the age of 18 to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. For shooting classes, students must be at least 8 years old due to the rules at our range.
Ladies: If you are pregnant or nursing, we will require a written doctor's authorization allowing you to shoot & handle ammunition.
Shooting exercises are conducted at an outdoor range. Please dress appropriately. Eye & ear protection is required. We recommend a high- necked shirt. Hot brass can blister. Flip-flops, sandals, & bare feet will not be allowed. You must wear full-coverage shoes such as tennis shoes.
Only "dummy" ammunition is allowed in the classroom.
Class Materials, a Completion Certificate, Lunch, & Range Fees are included in the course fee.
There is a (minimum) non-refundable $50.00 deposit required for registration. If you are unable to attend the class after registering, this deposit will be applied to your next registration.
While you will see classes set up in the calendar, our schedule is flexible. Please contact us if you have a specific date in mind & a different class is listed. We will try to work with your schedule.
Family, Group, & Multi-Class Discounts are available. Gift certificates are available.
If you would like to join the NRA, you may click on the link to the left to go to the NRA website or you may sign up during your class. Either way, you'll save $10 off the regular sign-up fee. This $10 discount is in addition to the many benefits of belonging to the NRA.
What are the benefits of joining the NRA?
For NRA Instructor Candidates: Your NRA Certification Fees will be less!