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NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home Shooting Course

July 18, 2014, 9:00 AM - July 19, 2014, 5:00 PM (US Central)

Darin R Van Ryswyk ( )
Ames Ikes Chapterhouse and Boone Sportsmans Club South Range

The NRA Personal Protection OUTSIDE the Home Shooting Course is the ideal course for the student who demands a thorough training course. The main 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. This innovative course include presentation and movement, point shooting, instinctive shooting, low-light shooting, engaging multiple targets and one-hand shooting.

These skills and other presented in this course form the core shooting skills used to counter a life-threatening attack outside the home.
The 2-Day course covers presentation from a concealed holster (or purse), shooting from cover, shooting one-handed, point shooting, moving while shooting, shooting from low cover, shooting from sitting, turning, prone, low-light and hip-shooting (called the "speed rock"). In total there are seven segments including Strategies for Personal Safety Outside the Home; Carrying a Concealed Handgun and Presenting from Concealment; Developing Basic Defensive Shooting Skills; Developing Concealed Carry Skills; plus the all-important Self-Defense and the Law. The course is a hands-on program with both levels encompassing fourteen hours of classroom and range instruction. 
This is an intermediate/advanced handgun course that well exceeds minimum requirements for an Iowa Permit to Carry Weapons. 
Cost of the 2 day course is $225.  Students who complete the course will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home Handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules Brochure, Student Exam, Basic Firearm Training Program Brochure, and Personal Protection Outside The Home Advanced Course Certificate.
Students should bring their defensive caliber handgun, belt-slide (strong side) holster, eye & ear protection, cleaning kit and 250 rounds of factory, practice ammunition.  (If you are having trouble finding ammunition, please let me know.)
Day 1 will meet at the Ames Izaak Walton League Chapterhouse.
Day 2 will meet at the Boone Sportsmens Club south range.
Please contact Darin with questions - 5l5.23l.3887 /


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