Price: $120-$150

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Is This Course For You?

Prior to enrolling, students should have a firm grasp on the Firearms Safety Rules, the Fundamentals of Marksmanship, and should be comfortable handling a firearm. If you are a new shooter or uncomfortable handling a firearm, please take the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting prior to NRA CCW. 

Course Overview

NRA CCW is a one day (10 hour) course designed to provide students with the basic Knowledge, Skills, and Attitude to legally carry a defensive handgun and how to survive a defensive encounter. Course address will be provided upon registration to protect the privacy and safety of our students.


You must be legally permitted to handle a firearm to take this course. This DOES NOT mean that you need a CCW permit. This means that you must not be prohibited from handling a firearm.

Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to attend this course. 

Pregnant and nursing mothers, please consult your doctor.

Topics Covered

  • Firearms Safety
  • Fundamentals of Marksmanship
  • Defensive ammunition knowledge and selection
  • Defensive pistol knowledge and selection
  • Defensive Mindset
  • Defensive marksmanship
  • Legal considerations
  • Many more

Evaluation Method

  • NRA CCW written examination
  • Blue gun drills
  • NRA CCW shooting qualification
  • Continual observation to ensure firearms safety rules are adhered to.


You must show proof of recent firearms safety training and be comfortable handling a firearm.

There will be a Safety and Proficiency Audit of each student before the course. Audit will include basic handling, loading, unloading, showing clear, and basic firearm manipulation.

If you do not meet these pre-requisites or are unclear, please check out NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting.

Gear List

  • At least 150 rounds of target ammunition. NOT RELOADED AMMUNITION (Please contact us if you are unsure what to bring)
  • A reliable defensive pistol (No AR/AK Pistols)
  • 3 or more magazines for your pistol
  • Defensive concealment holster
  • Eye protection (There may be low-light shooting, so have clear lenses)
  • Ear protection
  • Note-taking material
  • Closed toe shoes
  • Seasonal appropriate attire
  • Gun case or range bag to transfer your pistol and gear to and from the range

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Cancelation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellation
  • If family or personal emergencies prevent you from attending, you may transfer your registration to a later course date scheduled within one (1) year of the course you originally registered for.
  • These terms are subject to change at any time.