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NRA Defensive Pistol
Sat, March 25, 2017, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM EDT
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NRA Defensive Pistol - w/ certificate $150.00/ no certificate $115.00
Intermidiate to Advanced Level
**Please read "Requirements & Restrictions" below prior to registering to ensure participation**
*Duration: 5 hours, from 10:00AM - 3:30PM, Police Range# 1 (1/2hr lunch break)
*Description: Develop the knowledge, skills and attitude to carry and use a concealed pistol with confidence.
In the classroom: We talk about situation awareness, the proper mindset and concealed carry fundamentals.
How to recognize and avoid dangerous situations, dealing with 911, the arrival of police and the psychological effects.
We review different types of cc firearms, clothing, gun belts and holsters.
On the pistol range: We start by reviewing basic pistol fundamentals and techniques. Then a series of exercises, like failure drills, malfunctions, proper use of a holster, cover, concealment, scanning, threat Id and different shooting positions, like point shoot, on the move, while turning, from kneeling, seating and prone.
*Requirements: Students must demonstrate good firearm safety knowledge, muzzle and trigger discipline.
-Calibers Allowed: .380, 9mm, 38spl, .357sig, 40 s&w or 45acp
-Holster: Strong side OWB, IWB or AIWB and must cover the trigger guard
-Gunbelt: Stiff gunbelt that properly fits your holster is highly recommended
-Ammo Count: +/-300 rounds
-Ammo Capacity: 3 semi-auto pistol magazines or 3 revolver speedloaders minimum
-Eye Protection: Wraparound eyewear, polycarbonate lenses or non-shattering prescription glasses
-Ear Protection: Electronic ear protection is highly recommended, earmuffs and earplugs
-Hat w/ Brim: Highly recommended for additional eye protection
-Shooting Vest: Optional but highly recommended (vest, shirt, jacket, t-shirt, etc.)
*Restrictions: "No Exceptions! The Safety of Everyone is Our # 1 Priority!"
-We Run a Cold Range: If you arrive w/ a loaded pistol, keep it holstered. Do not remove your firearm from a holster or gun bag, even if unloaded in the designated "Safety Area". We’ll call you to the firing line to get your handgun ready for the class.
-Holsters: "No Serpa" style (please look it up) or "Soft Materials" will be allowed. If you need your fingers to holster your gun, it is too soft.
-Ammo: No magnum rounds or ammo with muzzle velocity above 1,500 ft/ps
*Weather: Check the weather and dress accordingly, we shoot outdoors. You'll be notified prior to class of a cancellation due to bad weather conditions.
*Food and Beverages: Soda/water is available at the range for purchase, bring your own food or snacks
*NYC Residents: No "NYC Premises License" allowed on this Westchester County range. If you have questions regarding your NYC pistol license, please contact NYPD licensing division prior to registering for this class to ensure your participation.
*Refunds/Credits: A refund will be granted, minus any processing fees (if applicable), for requests made up to 24hrs prior to the date of this class or if this class is cancelled by Nicys due to weather conditions. If you miss the class and did not inform Nicys 24hrs prior to the date of class, only a credit will be issued. In order to get your credit, you must contact Nicys and apply the credit towards the next class or event within 6 months of the original date. No credits or refunds will be granted afterwards.
*Please contact Nicys should you have any questions or need additional information.