Prerequisites: You must show prior experience with pistol by submitting one of the following,
NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate,
NRA First Steps Course Certificate,
NRA pistol competitive shooting qualification card,
Military DD 214 with pistol qualification, or passing a pre-course assessment.
This course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and provides information on the law-abiding individual’s right to self-defense.
Lesson I: Introduction to Defensive Shooting
Lesson II: Basic Defensive Handgun Skills
Lesson III: Firearms and the Law: Possession, Ownership, and the Use of Deadly Force
Lesson IV: Strategies for Home Safety and Responding to a Violent Confrontation
Lesson V: Selecting a Handgun for Self-Defense
Lesson VI: Sport Shooting Activities and Training Opportunities
Lesson VII: Course Review and Examination
Athena’s Armory Notes: