Teaches the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to carry a concealed pistol for personal defense.
The NRA CCW Course is intended for all individuals regardless of previous shooting experience or NRA-affiliation. This instructor-led only course gives you direct instruction from an NRA-certified instructor from beginning to end and may be conducted in a classroom and on a shooting range with an Instructor.
NRA CCW takes place in a traditional classroom and range environment. This course may be completed in a single day format or over several days with smaller blocks of instruction.
Course topics include:
- Firearm Safety (Mandatory)
- Pistol Nomenclature and Selecting a Pistol for Self-Defense
- Basic Defensive Pistol Skills
- Drawing from Concealment
- Loading and Stoppage Remediation
- Mindset, Carry Modes and Pistol Concealment
- Firearm Cleaning
- Sport Shooting and Training Activities.
Course length is determined by the Instructor, to meet your State’s requirements for a CCW permit.
Additionally, students may complete live fire training and a nationally standardized shooting qualification while on the range with an NRA Certified Instructor.
Students will receive reference books, take a NRA CCW Student Examination and receive a course completion certificate bearing the signature of the NRA Secretary and your NRA Certified Instructor.