The Art of Shooting, Inc.  2016

The Art of Shooting


This course teaches the knowledge, skills, and attitude to carry and use a concealed pistol ethically, responsibly, and with confidence.


The NRA Defensive Pistol Course will focus on the techniques needed to develop a defensive mindset. The goal of the course will be to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to carry and use a concealed pistol ethically, responsibly, and with confidence. As a result of participating in this course, the student will be able to explain and demonstrate the following: How to apply the NRA Rules for Safe Gun Handling when carrying a concealed firearm, basic principles of concealment, the difference between cover and concealment, drawing from the holster, levels of mental awareness, developing the proper mindset when using a pistol for personal protection, clearing common stoppages, use of pocket pistols, and more. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and the NRA Defensive Pistol certificate.
This course is only conducted by NRA Certified Advanced Pistol Instructors.


This course is 14 hours taught over a 2 day period.  You will spend 6 hours on the range building holster skills.

You will need a pistol, strong side holster, and 300 rounds of ammo.



$295.00 Per Person (Includes Range Fees)


NRA Defensive Pistol Course

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