$109.50 – $219

NRA Defensive Pistol

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Northern Chester County Sportsmen's Club

343 Hopewell Road

Elverson, PA 19520

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As a result of their participation in this course, course participants should be able to explain and demonstrate the following:
The importance of carrying and using a pistol responsibly and ethically for personal protection
How the NRA Rules for Safe Gun handling are applied to concealed carry
Basic principles of concealment
Presenting a pistol – re-holster
Mental awareness
Mental Preparation to develop a defensive mindset for carrying and using a pistol for personal protection
Techniques for avoiding life-threatening confrontations
Explain the psychological and physiological changes that may occur during an attack
Flash sight picture
Reload under stress
Clear common stoppages- immediate action drills
Present a pistol from concealment and re-holster
Cover and concealment
Present a pistol from concealment and shoot targets at varying distances
Move off the line of attack and shoot
Qualify for the NRA Defensive Pistol Certificate
Pocket Pistols
Cost $219
Includes range fee, and NRA Student Packet (NRA guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside the Home, NRA Concealed Carry holster guide, NRA Defensive Pistol Qualification Worksheet, NRA Defensive Pistol Course Evaluation, NRA Certificate upon successful completion, Pocket pistol comparison chart)
Class starts at 9:00 am in the clubhouse
4 – 5 hour course

Student Requirements
· Quality pistol appropriate for concealed carry – minimum 9 mm or 38 special
· Optional pocket pistol if the student has one they would like to shoot.
· Quality strong side hip holster – recommended form fitted leather or kydex. Must cover trigger/trigger guard area. SERPA holsters are not permitted
· Quality belt, designed to carry a holster and firearm and magazine pouch.
· 200 rounds of quality factory ammunition
· 2 spare magazines or speed loaders with pouches.
· Proper concealed carry clothing
· Eye protection
· Electronic hearing protection
We have a limited amount of rental guns and equipment available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please inquire when registering.
We can provide economical ammunition, equipment, and hearing protection for you for the class. Please give us plenty of time to order it in before the class date.
Students who attend this course are individuals who have made a conscientious decision to lawfully carry a pistol for personal protection in their daily lives and seek practical training on how to confidently use that firearm in real-world scenarios using both standard defensive pistol as well as pocket pistols. Only those students who successfully complete a timed course of fire will be awarded the course completion certificate.

Classes are held regardless of weather

Firearms Training Tuition Deposit Policy

We typically fill our classes and turn students away as the class date nears. Be sure you can attend the class date for which you sign up. Should you become unable to attend a class, you can use your deposit for another class offered within one year of the original class date provided you give at least 72-hour notice to us. We will subtract any upfront costs we incur such as class materials from the deposit. Cancellations shorter than 72 hours and no-shows forfeit their deposit. Thank you.

Handgun Course Equipment ( rentals available)

  • A desire to learn
  • A safe and serviceable handgun (pistol or revolvers).
  • LE, private contractors, and first responders should run their duty gear
  • ANSI eye protection, and digital ear protection. (Digital ear protection is REQUIRED to ensure all direction and commands are heard and understood)
  • A quality holster, belt, and 2 magazine carriers mounted on belt.
  • 3 to 5 magazines or speed loaders. NOTE: We encourage the use of your daily carry. If yours is low capacity (8 or less rounds), 5-8 mags are a GREAT idea so you are not missing out while constantly reloading. We have great prices on mags so you can stock up. Contact us in advance of class.
  • Holsters should be outside the waistband until the student has demonstrated proficiency in the draw to carry inside the waistband.
  • Appendix Carry is not permitted in Defensive Carry 1. Ask permission to carry appendix prior to registering for another class.
  • 300 rounds of FMJ ammo minimum is required per class. No steel cases or hand loads. No incendiary or tracers. Ammo will be inspected prior to class.
A sidearm, quality holster, belt, and 2 magazine carriers mounted on belt. A minimum of 3 speed loaders or magazines. Serpa Holsters are not permitted in class. No magnum calibers.

Students are required to have ANSI eye protection, and ear protection. Digital ear protection is REQUIRED to ensure all direction and commands are heard and understood. Cleaning and clearing kit and Field repair parts are always helpful.

Hat, neck scarf, bug spray, rain gear and bags to carry your gear. Clothing for seasonal weather during outdoor classes is required in order to stay comfortable.
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Northern Chester County Sportsmen's Club

343 Hopewell Road

Elverson, PA 19520

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