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Durham Pistol & Rifle Club
3973 S. Jim Minor Road Haw River, NC 27258

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NRA Personal Protection OUTside the home

This two-day class teaches the basic knowledge, skills and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a firearm for protection of self and family.  It provides information of the law-abiding citizen’s right to self-defense.

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to Concealed Carry Safety and the Defensive Mindset
  • Introduction to Self-Defense and Concealed Carry
  • Legal Aspects of Concealed Carry and Self-Defense
  • Carry Modes and Concealment
  • Presenting the Pistol from Concealment
  • Presentation, Position and Movement
  • Special Shooting Techniques
  • Sport Shooting Activities and Training Opportunities
  • On the Range, students will exercise and tune their Basic Defensive Pistol Skills

Equipment required: 

  • Pistol
  • Holster designed for the pistol brought to class
  • Ammunition.  Students will shoot at least 250 rounds in varying scenarios.
  • Extra magazines or speedloaders
  • Concealed carry clothing (jacket, sport coat, vest, hoodie...)
  • Knee pads are recommended
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Pistol owner's manual (if you don't have one, contact the manufacturer.  Likely they'll send you one for free.)


    Open to the public.  

    This class is for law-abiding American Citizens; adults or mature teenagers.

    Participants must be experienced shooters.  They don’t have to be experts, but they’ll be expected to show mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling, loading, unloading, shooting, and cleaning the firearm.


    • $225.00 per attendee if pre-registered and paid in advance.
    • $250.00 per attendee on first day of event

    Directions to club and amenities

    • Visit Contact page to get driving directions
    • Download printable driving directions from Greensboro / Raleigh
    • Soft drinks and Snacks are available for purchase in the clubhouse. 
    • Restrooms are available in the clubhouse.


    Bob Barr

    NRA-Certified instructor


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