NRA Instructor - Basic CCW
Firearms, Live-Fire Included, Instructor Course
Class Length: 16 hours (2 days)
The NRA CCW Instructor Course is for firearms instructors who want to teach Defensive Shooting Fundamentals. This class will focus on further developing the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for Instructor Candidates to teach carrying and using a concealed pistol ethically, responsibly, and with confidence. The NRA CCW Course is modular program that can easily be customized to meet the training requirements for each specific state, or broken into several shorter classes. The Instructor course provides training material for both the classroom and the range, including live-fire drills and shooting range instruction to safely and effectively teach defensive shooting skills.
Instructor Candidates must demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises during the course, pass a written instructor certification examination, and the CCW Instructor Level shooting qualification Course of Fire with a score of 90% or better.*
Lesson 1: NRA CCW Course Introduction
Lesson 2: Teaching Drawing from Concealment
Lesson 3: Loading and Stoppage Remediation
Lesson 4: Mindset, Responding to an Attack and the Aftermath
Lesson 5: Carry Modes and Pistol Concealment
Lesson 6: Student Defensive Pistol Skills
Lesson 7: Running/Managing a CCW Live-Fire Line
Lesson 8: Range Preparation
Lesson 9: Drill Preparation
Lesson 10: Student Live-Fire Drills
Handgun (at least 9mm) and 300 rounds of Ammunition
Quality Gun Belt & Hip Holster
3 Magazines & a Magazine Pouch
Hearing & Eye Protection
It is highly recommended NRA Instructor Candidates have an active NRA Membership prior to the Instructor Course. NRA Membership Discounts
*Instructor Candidates are given two opportunities to successfully complete the Shooting Qualification standards, any addional attempts will need to be scheduled as an Individual Lesson at a later date. Range fees not included.
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NRA requires a minimum of 4 students enrolled in each Instructor class, classes with less than 4 students enrolled may be refunded or rescheduled.