NRA Basics of Personal Protection In the Home – $160.00

Teaches students how to stage their home to reduce risks of home invasions, principles of self defense in a home, defensive mindset, psychological reactions, physiological reactions, and dealing with the aftermath of a defensive shooting.

  • Ethical considerations
  • Defensive mindset
  • Defensive training
  • Mental awareness & preparation
  • Confronting an intruder
  • If you must shoot
  • Dealing with law enforcement
  • Legal consequences
  • Staging the home for defense
  • Emergency plans
  • Emotional & legal aftermath
  • Selecting a self-defense gun


Dec 30th – 8:30am – 6:00pm

This class teaches students the defensive mindset needed to use a gun in self defense, how to minimize the risks of their home being a target for a home invasion, setting up safe areas, what to do if their home is broken in while they are at home, the law related to use of deadly force in defending their home, and the consequences of having to shoot an intruder. 

Students must have their own pistol or revolver that is a minimum caliber of 9mm or .38 Special, 100 rounds of factory loaded ammunition, electronic ear protection, and eye protection.  Holsters are not permitted in this basic class.  Students will receive the 200+ page NRA Basics of Personal Protection in the Home hard bound book when taking this course.  Students must first take the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Phase I & II or have had equivalent previous training.


You must register at least 14 days in advance of class.  If less than four people pre-register the class will be cancelled and deposits refunded.  Late registrations taken if NRA Instructor has extra NRA training materials on hand.

You may call 281-645-6290 to register and pay if you do not want to submit an online registration.  Be sure to supply telephone number where you can be contacted during the day if you leave a message.

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Looking for a NRA Basics of Personal Protection In the Home course in The Woodlands, Conroe, Spring, Montgomery, Tomball, or greater Houston area? We’re glad you found us! Give Handgun Skills a call today 281-645-6290.

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