** COURSE POLICIES **
COURSE GOAL: This course is designed to help develop the student’s knowledge, skills, and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective use of a concealed handgun for self-defense outside the home.
OVERVIEW: The NRA Personal Protection OUTSIDE The Home (PPOTH) is the next level up from NRA Personal Protection INSIDE the Home. This course is designed to build upon the training provided in the NRA Personal Protection INSIDE the Home course, which needs to be demonstrated by presenting a PPITH student completion certificate, or by passing the PPITH student test with a minimum score of 70% prior to the start of the course. The focus of this course is the effective use of a concealed handgun for self defense on the street. Included are chapters on concealment techniques and devices, presenting the handgun from concealment, utilizing cover and concealment outdoors.
PREREQUISITES: Completed NRA Personal Protection Inside the Home course; or complete a pre-course evaluation with the instructor where student is asked to demonstrate safe gun handling, shoot a series of five-shot groups, discuss the operations necessary to zero a pistol, and demonstrate how to properly clean a handgun.
Lesson Plans (Basic 9 hours course)
Special Shooting Techniques Lesson Plans (Advanced 5 Hour Course Only)
COURSE COMPLETION: Students will be given feedback on their shooting exercises, and a certificate upon successful completion. Furthermore a written exam will be given at the end of the course. Throughout the course the instructor will use an individualized checklist for each student to ensure the coverage of course material, and absorption of the material being taught.