Class Title: NRA Basic Pistol Phase 2
One 6-hour day of instruction, starting at 9AM.
If you’ve ever been interested in learning how to properly shoot a firearm, then this is the class for you! This all day class teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely. Designed to instruct individuals in the basics of the safe handling, loading, unloading, storing, transporting, and cleaning of both revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, this class is ideal for people who have never fired a firearm, or who have some basic knowledge of shooting. * Instructor will provide all firearms and ammunition for live fire portion of the class. *
Class tuition includes course materials and the supervised use of a variety of firearms and ammunition.
To sign up for this course please visit NRAInstructors.org and check “Basic Pistol Phase 2” and “Vermont.”
“Basic Pistol Phase 2” Class Dates:
- SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2016
Class: NRA Basic Personal Protection in the Home
Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding individual’s right to self defense.
This is an eight-hour course. Students should expect to shoot approximately 200 rounds of ammunition. Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation, firearms and the law, how to choose a handgun for self-defense, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection in the Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, the Wincester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, and course completion certificate. (Lesson Plan, revised 08/11).
“NRA Basic Personal Protection in the Home” Class Dates:
- SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2016
Class: NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside the Home
Comprehensive and intensive in its approach to equip the defensive shooting candidate with the skills needed to survive serious adversity.
The course teaches students the knowledge, skills and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home. Students have the opportunity to attend this course using a quality strong side hip holster that covers the trigger, or a holster purse. From a review of safe firearms handling and proper mindset to presentation from concealment and multiple shooting positions, this course contains the essential skills and techniques needed to prevail in a life-threatening situation.
The NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home is divided into two levels (basic and advanced). Level one is a nine-hour course and offers the essential knowledge and skills that must be mastered in order to carry, store, and use a firearm safely and effectively for personal protection outside the home. Upon completion of level one, students may choose to attend level two, which is an additional five hours of range training and teaches advanced shooting skills. After the classroom portion, students should expect to spend several hours on the range and shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition during level one. Level two involves five additional hours on the range and approximately 115 round of ammunition. The ammunition requirements are minimum and may be exceeded. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and the appropriate course completion certificate(s), NRA Basic Personal Protection Outsde The Home (identifies strong-side hip holster or purse use) certificate, and NRA Advanced Personal Protection Outside The Home certificate. (Lesson Plan 2006, revised 4-09).
“NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside the Home” Class Dates:
Class: Defensive Pistol
Length: One 8-hour day of instruction, starting at 8AM.
To develop the knowledge, skills and attitude to carry and use a concealed pistol ethically, responsibly, and with confidence. Length of Course: This course is objective based. For participants to be successful in this course, they should have the following items, either personally owned or provided: Quality pistol appropriate for concealed carry – recommend minimum of 9mm or .38 Special. Pocket pistols for short range exercises, if a student has one they would like to shoot. However, during this course, students should use strong side hip holsters. Quality strong side hip holster – recommend form fitted leather or kydex, must cover trigger/trigger guard. Quality Belt, designed to carry a holster and a firearm strongly recommended Quality factory ammunition suitable for practice. Minimum at least two hundred rounds. Spare magazines or speed loaders with appropriate pouches – at least two spares. Clothing appropriate for concealed carry Eye protection Hearing protection .
“Defensive Pistol ” Class dates:
- December 4 2016
Class: Women’s Intro to Handguns
This course is designed to introduce women 18 and older to basic pistol safety and skills.
Women’s Intro to Handguns”Class Dates:
- December 3, 2016