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NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home

The NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home course develops the basic knowledge, skills and attitude essential to the safe and effective use of a handgun for personal protection of yourself and your family along with providing information on the law abiding persons right to self-defense outside in real world situations. This course is an advanced program for persons who have completed Basic Pistol and/or Personal Protection in the Home and who have a current conceal carry permit issued by their state.


Our team of NRA Certified Instructors along with a State certified Conceal Carry instructors will co-teach this 9-hour Basic course and 5-hour Advance course.

Self-Defense and the Laws of Deadly Force for your state are covered along with the aftermath of a justified self-defense shooting. Practical exercises in enhanced Gun Handling Skills, Safety Strategies and planning for how to respond to or avoid Potential Threats in public. Proven advice on firearm selections, carry options and ammunition choices along with additional equipment options (cell phones, lights, etc.) will be covered in the class .



  1. concealed Carry Techniques

  2. Presentation of a Firearm from Concealment (Holster and/or Purse)

  3. Defensive Shooting Skills and Strategies

  4. Handgun Safety

  5. Legal Aspects of Gun Ownership and Self-Defense

  6. The Aftermath of a Defensive Shooting


For this course you must have completed the NRA Basic Pistol Course and/or Personal Protection in the Home and have a state issued Conceal Carry permit.


This course combines classroom and live fire range time with up to 300 rounds fired. ATP Training provides all targets and needed documentation along with the NRA course materials.

You will need to bring:

  • A handgun (caliber .380 auto or .38 special and above)

  • 300 rounds of ammunition

  • Along with a holster molded to fit you handgun and belt

  • Additional Equipment: (2)Extra magazines (or speed loaders)

  • Knee pads

  • Conceal Carry garment along with eye and ear protection.

NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home-Basic is a 9-hour course with a class fee of $125.

NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home-Advanced in a 5-hour course with a class fee of $125. (The Advanced course is conducted live on the range.)

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