NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home is designed to teach the knowledge, skills and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home.

Full Description: This class is approximately 14 hours long over two days. Students have the opportunity to attend this class using a quality strong side hip holster that covers the trigger or use a holster purse. From a review of safe firearms handling and proper mindset to presentation from concealment and multiple shooting positions, this class contains the essential skills and techniques needed to prevail in a life-threatening situation. The NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home Class is for adult individuals who are not disqualified from possessing a firearm as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law and are of good repute and possess defensive pistol skills presented in the NRA Basics of Personal Protection In The Home Class (prerequisite). Class instruction: 6 hours. Outside shooting: 8 hours

This class includes the following materials:

Personal Protection Outside The Home

ppith-book

Winchester Marksmanship Qualification Booklet

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, PPITH, NRA

NRA PPOTH Completion Certificate

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, PPOTH, NRA

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$200 $80 Deposit/2 Day Class

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Cost: $200

There is a $80 deposit that is non-refundable, but transferable.

Length: 14 Hours

This class consists of 6 hours of classroom instruction and 8 hours of range time.

Prerequisites: YES

The NRA Basic Pistol Class or RDA CCL 1 as well as NRA PPITH are the prerequisites for this class.

Skill Level

Advanced
Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Class, Goals

To teach students how to avoid dangerous confrontations and how to safely, effectively and responsibly use a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home.

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Age Requirements

Any age may attend, but those under 18 must be accompanied by participating parent or guardian. Prospective students under 21 years of age please contact us at training@rdarms.com.

Prerequisites for this class include the NRA Basic Pistol or Red Dot CCL part 1 Class and the NRA Personal Protection In The Home Class.  Mouseover the boxes for more info!

Red Dot Arms, Concealed Carry, CCL, Illinois, Chicago, CCW, Part 1

Basic Pistol/RDA CCL 1

$125

Requirements

1 of 2

Red Dot Arms, Concealed Carry, CCL, Illinois, Chicago, CCW, NRA PPITH

NRA PPITH

$100

Requirements

2 of 2

Things that you should bring to the class!

  • Handgun (larger than .22 recommended)
  • Ammo: 350 – 400 rounds of ammo (please leave all ammo in the car during classroom instruction)
  • Holster: form fitting outside the pants holster that does not collapse
  • Strong sturdy belt that will hold your firearm AND holster
  • Multiple speed loaders/magazines for your firearm (you will shoot 30 rounds in each drill
  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Baseball Cap
  • Shirt that can be buttoned or tight at the neck. (long sleeves may be preferred)
  • Open Garment (shirt or jacket)
  • Garment that covers your holster (t-shirt or sweatshirt)
  • Boots or outdoor shoes as range may be muddy
  • Knee Pads
  • A change of shoes for the classroom instruction is recommended
  • Rain Gear (if needed)
  • Seasonal clothing as needed. Dress for the weather. Shooting portion of class takes place outdoors.
  • Sunscreen (if needed)
  • Insect repellent (at least 28% Deet recommended) (if needed)
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Lunch
Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Qualifications, Fitness

For the purpose of your safety and accommodating special needs participants, please contact us at training@rdarms.com if any of the following conditions apply to you:

  • Pregnancy, mental handicap, physical handicap, disabled, visually impaired, under the influence of prescription drugs, under the influence of illegal drugs and/or under the influence of alcohol

Is this a defensive shooting class?

Yes

Do I need a holster for the Basic Personal Protection Outside of the Home Course?

Yes, please bring your own holster.

Is this class mandated for a CCL permit?

No, but this class will actually teach you to defend yourself with a handgun.

Can I bring my own firearms?

Yes, please bring your firearm both to the classroom portion and range portion of the class.

Can I rent a firearm for this class?

This is an advanced class, and we expect the student to be very proficient with his/her firearm. Thus, rentals are not available for this class.

Is there shooting from cover and concealment in this class?

Yes

I have a concealed carry permit already, what benefits would I gain by taking this class?

Your concealed carry training and permit makes it legal for you to carry, but you probably are not ready to defend yourself in a violent encounter. This is a defensive shooting class and will actually teach the skills you need to defend yourself.

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Disclaimer

Disclaimer:

FOID Statement: Illinois residents that will be TRANSPORTING their own firearm to and from the class/range must be in possession of a valid FOID/CCL card, and be of legal age, 21 for handguns, and 18 for long guns.  A FOID card is not required to participate in the class. Out of state residents need to follow the age requirements and have a valid ID.

We reserve the right to dismiss any student for unsafe behavior and/or failure to follow instructions. No refund will be offered.