NRA Courses

Please note that the following classes are taught on a request basis.  This means the classes are normally quite small and are often taught on one-on one basis.

NRA Refuse to Be a Victim Seminar

Short Description : Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for developing a strategy for ones personal safety.

More Details: The seminar includes classroom instruction on a variety of crime prevention strategies, from criminal psychology to automobile crimes to cyber crime. This is not a firearms instruction course, and does not include instruction in physical combat self-defense. Seminars teach about common weaknesses that criminals may take advantage of, and teaches a variety of corrective measures that are practical, inexpensive, and easy to follow. Strategies include home security, carjack avoidance techniques, cyber safety, and use of personal safety devices.

$45.00 per person ($20.00 non-refundable deposit required).

PRE-REGISTRATION is required.

Please our Contact page send us a message and to get information about registering for this course.

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NRA Personal Protection In the Home Class

This is a complete and intensive 10 hour NRA Certificate course including classroom training, extensive legal discussion, and ~ 3hrs of live-fire exercises.

This class covers intermediate and advanced topics. If you are serious about home defense, this is serious training. Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family in your home, and to provide information on the law-abiding individual’s right to self-defense, what you can expect after a self-defense shooting and how to deal with police questioning.

Practice strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation Cover and concealment.
Establishing a "Safe Room" Controlling the confrontation - The Determination to Prevail.
Selecting a firearm and ammunition for self-defense use in the home.
Are you prepared for the aftermath of a self defense event?
What do I do when the police shows up? What do I do with the gun? When do you talk to the police? A lawyer?
This is a shooting course. You will learn defensive accuracy - a balance between speed and accuracy where you can hit your target every time. "Slow is smooth and smooth is fast."
You should be proficient with your handgun to take this course. Contact us, we can help if you are unsure.

Equipment Required for course:

Revolver or Semi-auto pistol - .38Spl/9mm minimum caliber (.380ACP is OK)
Appropriate holster (no shoulder holsters allowed) IWB or OWB only. Holster is a MUST!
2 magazines/speedstrips/speed-loaders (more is better)
100 rds minimum (recommend 150-200)
Eye and Ear protection

Note: This class is for shooters with some experience pistol shooting and is not a Basic Safety Class for purposes of applying for a Mass. LTC or FID. Shooting experience is a pre-requisite (it is not a beginners class, but depending on the skill of the shooter, a relatively new shooter may be perfectly acceptable), send an Email if you have questions.

Class and range work will all be done at Mansfield Fish & Game Club.

Cost is $180.00 (Please take a $10.00 discount if your payment in full with registration is received by the class registration cut-off date), but a $30.00 minimum deposit (non-refundable) is required to reserve a seat in this class.

Registration Deadline is 15 days prior to the class. Late registrations might be accepted, please Email.

NOTE: This course is a pre-requisite for NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home

Please send Email to safety (dash) instructor (at) Comcast (dot) net to get information on Registering for this course.

Upon Completion: You will receive the NRA Certificate, $20.00 discount coupon off a firearm at Four Seasons Firearms (Woburn, MA) and the option of joining Mansfield F&G club with a $25.00 discount if you join within 90 days.

Please our Contact page send us a message and to get information about registering for this course.

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NRA Personal protection outside the home class

This is a 2 day (total: 15 hr) course, Usually given on a Saturday and Sunday with a total of ~9 hrs (~250 rds) on the range (~3.5hrs Sat and ~5.5hrs Sun).

Comprehensive and intensive in its approach to equip the defensive shooting candidate with the skills needed to survive serious adversity, including the legal ramifications and how to deal with the police questioning after a self-defense shooting.

Students should expect to spend ~3.5 hours on Sunday and ~5.5 hours (Saturday) on the range and shooting approximately 200 rounds of ammunition in various exercises and scenarios. There is also a law component which discusses the aftermath of being involved in a self-defense shooting outside the home.

Student equipment requirements:

Carry Firearm with owner's manual, holster, fanny pack (if you will consider using it for ccw), extra magazines/speed loaders with appropriate belt pouches,
Eye & Ear protection, dark sun glasses (to simulate low light shooting),
a SOLID gun belt,
dummy rounds or snap caps,
firearm mounted light or other appropriate carry flashlight,
over garment such as over shirt or light jacket concealed carry
approximately 225-250 rounds of ammunition.
KNEE AND ELBOW PADS ARE STRONGLY RECOMMENDED!
A Shooters mat or car mats also will come in handy.

NOTE: NRA PPIH is a pre-requisite for this class, Also Note that this student level course is a pre-requisite to becoming an NRA PPOH Instructor!

Class and range work will all be done at Mansfield Fish & Game Club.

Cost is $330.00 (Please take a $20.00 discount if your payment in full with registration is received by the class registration cut-off date), but a $50.00 minimum deposit (non-refundable) is required to reserve a seat in this class.

Registration Deadline is 15 days prior to the class. Late registrations might be accepted (but you lose the discount), please Email.

Please send Email to safety (dash) instructor (at) Comcast (dot) net to get information on Registering for this course.

Upon Completion: You will receive the NRA Certificates, $20.00 discount coupon off a firearm at Four Seasons Firearms (Woburn) and the option of joining Mansfield F&G club with a $25.00 discount if you join within 90 days.

Please our Contact page send us a message and to get information about registering for this course.

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NRA Home Firearm Safety

Standard NRA HFS Course, plus MA gun law to meet Mass State Police course certification requirements.
Live fire with .22LR (revolver, semi-auto pistols, rifle), 9mm semi-auto pistol, AR-15 (.223) and AK-47 (7.62x39) included and signed off on the MSP course certification form (some towns won't accept the cert without live fire), to give the student a well rounded experience.
Location will be Mansfield Fish & Game.
Cost is $150.00 and this takes 6-7 hours.
$20.00 minimum deposit (non-refundable) is required to reserve a seat in this class.

Upon Completion: You will receive the NRA Certificate, MSP BFS Certificate (required to obtain your LTC), $20.00 discount coupon off a firearm at Four Seasons Firearms (Woburn) and the option of joining Mansfield F&G club with a $25.00 discount if you join within 90 days.

NRA’s course description (my course includes the required Mass law and live fire, so runs longer):
Name:NRA Home Firearm Safety Course
Short Description: Non-shooting course and teaches students the basic knowledge, skills, and to explain the attitude necessary for the safe handling and storage of firearms and ammunition in the home.
More Details: This is a four-hour course for safe gun handling that is conducted in the classroom only. Students are taught NRA’s three rules for safe gun handling; primary causes of firearms accidents; firearm parts; how to unload certain action types; ammunition components; cleaning; care; safe storage of firearms in the home; and the benefits of becoming an active participant in the shooting sports. Students will receive the NRA Home Firearm Safety handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, course completion certificate.

Please our Contact page send us a message and to get information about registering for this course.

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