NRA Certified P.P.I.T.H. Instructor

As a certified NRA Personal Protection In The Home Instructor you will be able to teach this class to your students.

NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course:
This is an eight-hour course. Students should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition. 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.(Lesson Plan, revised 08/11)

NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home course is for law-abiding adult citizens, as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law, and experienced shooters (shooters able to show mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling, shooting a group, zeroing the firearm, and cleaning the firearm) to maximize what can be learned from this course. Proof of shooting experience can be one of the following: NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate, NRA FIRST Steps Course Certificate, NRA pistol competitive shooting qualification card, military DD 214 with pistol qualification, or passing the Pre-Course Assessment.

Course Pricing
$200 Walk in and Silver Members
$180 Red, White, & Blue and Gold Members save 10% off of the walk in price
$160 Platinum Members save 20% off of the walk in price

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“Very informative and a good introduction to shooting safely.”

Hi Anthony, Thanks for your email. Yes – I enjoyed the class yesterday; it was very informative and a good introduction to shooting safely. I now feel confident enough to go to the range and practice independently. However, I know that this is only an introduction and want to come back for further classes. I just wish you were closer than the 2 hour drive! But it was well worth it and will be seeing you again in 4-6 weeks. Many thanks.



Prerequisites: Candidates MUST have passed NRA Basic Instructor Training Part 1
Candidates MUST have passed Pistol Instructor Course


Length of Course:

9 hours (lunch included)


What to Bring:

• Register using the form below and make payment of the current class fee
• Pass the NRA Pre-Course Qualification assessment
• Pistol and 50 rounds of ammo
• Eye and Ear protection


What We Will Cover

• Lesson VI. Lesson VII. Lesson VIII. Lesson IX. Lesson X. Lesson XI. Lesson XII. Lesson XIII
• Introduction to NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course Outline and Lesson Plans
• Teaching Personal Protection In The Home Lesson I: Introduction to Defensive Shooting
• Teaching Personal Protection In The Home Lesson II: Basic Defensive Pistol Skills
• Teaching Personal Protection In The Home Lesson III: Firearms and the Law, Possession, Ownership, and the Use of Deadly Force
• Teaching Personal Protection In The Home Lesson IV: Strategies for Home Safety and Responding to a Violent Confrontation
• Teaching Personal Protection In The Home Lesson V: Selecting a Pistol for Self-Defense
• Teaching Personal Protection In The Home Lesson VI: Sport Shooting Activities and Training Opportunities
• Teaching Personal Protection In The Home Lesson VII: Course Review and Examination and Course Conclusion


Instructor Bios:

All of our high-level courses are taught by experienced professionals with the credentials to prove it. They are all trained and certified by the N.J. Police Training Commission, N.J. Department of Criminal Justice, and possess Federal Law Enforcement Instructor Certifications. They are experts in N.J. Use of Force Policies, and are always updating the course material with the latest use of force guidelines and case law. At Gun For Hire, this is not a “hobby”, but a full-time, legitimate vocation. Any “instructor” can teach you something, but only a select few can teach you the “why” or the “root of law” to justify your actions. If you were to use your newly acquired skills and were required to justify your actions, Gun For Hire instructors are ready, willing, and able to testify in your defense, as long as you had followed the training and procedures we provided. It does you, and your loved ones, no good if you survive the fight but have spend the next thirty years in prison because of the wrong advice you were given by a part-time amateur “instructor”.



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Disclaimer: In an effort to keep all of our students safe course objectives and drills are subject to change.