NRA Personal Protection In The Home – 2018

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding individual’s right to self-defense. The legal ramifications of using lethal force are covered in detail by a sworn law enforcement officer or attorney who is also a defensive handgun trainer. Individualized attention is assured by assigning each student an experienced defensive handgun coach for the duration of the course.
Basic Pistol or indoor range qualification and 3 Pistol Clinic’s is a prerequisite for this course.

Topics Covered:

Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation, firearms and the law, how to choose a handgun for self-defense, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection In The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, and course completion certificate.


  1. Any centerfire handgun in good operating condition that is suitable for self-defense and fires non-magnum ammunition
    • Example: (.357 Magnum pistol O.K. if .38 Special ammunition is used.)
    • Note: NO single shot handguns or Western-style “cowboy” single-action revolvers
  2. Two extra magazines (Semi-automatics) or speed loaders (revolvers)


  1. Eye and ear protection is required on the indoor and outdoor range
  2. You must be a club member (senior or spousal) to enroll
    • Junior members cannot take this course
  3. A non-refundable payment of $195.00 with check or cash is required at registration

PLEASE NOTE: Registration for this years classes are limited to 18 spaces in in each of The Personal Protection In The Home Course’s.

Signup for the class will be in the clubhouse on Thursday,  January 25, 2018 at 7pm. Show up early to make sure you have a chance to get the class you want.


Registration is Thursday, January 25, 2018 in the Clubhouse at 7pm. Show up early as the classes fill up very quickly. The clubhouse opens at 6am. A sign up sheet will be on the membership desk where you can sign up for registration priority. Once your name is on the priority sign up sheet, you can leave and return for registration at 7pm. Names will be called in the order listed on the sign up sheet.

  1. Classes will be available on a first come, first served basis. You must physically show up to register. No registration by mail, web or at the general meetings.
  2. Payment for the class is due in full at the time of registration.
  3. You may have a surrogate come to register for you. Your surrogate must be able to provide all the registrant information and full payment for the class at that time.
  4. You can download the registration form off the LPRGC website using the link provided below or fill one out at the clubhouse for registration.
  5. If the classes fill up, you will be able to wait list for a cancellation or get priority placement for next years classes.
  6. Any questions, please contact Bill Walker:

Click here for the enrollment form.


Courses for 2018 are scheduled as follows

First Class

Law segment. Monday, June (Date to be determined), 6:00 pm – 9:00pm

Monday, May 14, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Thursday, May 17, 6:00 pm – 9:30pm
Monday, May 21, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Second Class

Law segment: Monday, September (Date to be determined), 6:00 pm – 9:00pm

Monday, August 13, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Thursday, August 16, 6:00 – 9:30 pm
Monday, August 20, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm