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The Preserve Academy


Mar 26 - 27 2022


9:30 am - 4:30 pm



NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home (2 Day)

This 2-day course teaches students the knowledge, skills and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations along with the safe, effective, and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home. Students will have the opportunity to use a holster and learn a proper drawing technique. We also review safe firearms handling then move to proper mindset, drawing from concealment and learn multiple shooting positions. This course contains the essential skills and techniques needed to prevail in a life-threatening situation.

Students will also learn the basic legal concepts relating to the use of firearms in self-defense along with shooting principles that are specific to defensive situations. This class also covers Firearms and the Law, Legal Aspects of Self-Defense, situations that may require Use of Deadly Force, and court cases related to firearms use and laws.

Prerequisites: NRA Personal Protection in the Home class

Required Equipment: Pistol, 225 rounds of ammunition, eye and ear protection, holster, a sturdy belt, a coat or suit jacket AND a sweatshirt or pullover.

We are very glad to resume Preserve Academy classes and are keeping your health and safety as our highest priority. For each class, please bring a face mask and hand sanitizer. We will ensure classrooms, the range and all other areas related to your class are regularly cleaned and sanitized.

Thank you for your patience and for joining a Preserve Academy class. We are glad to have you back.

Member and Guest Dress Code.

When entering the Members Lodge Clubhouse, inclusive of the Double Barrel Kitchen Restaurant inside and outside dining, and the Preserve Academy classroom, we kindly ask that you abide by our Resort Casual Dress Code, permitting collared shirts, dress shorts, cotton and linen slacks, dressy blouses, pullover tops, dresses and maxi dresses, dress jeans, and close toed shoes.

Nonconforming clothing includes but is not limited to; bathing suits, beach coverups, camisoles, hoodies, non-dressy Jeans, carpenter pants, T-shirts, sweat suits, cutoffs, torn shorts, yoga pants, sneakers, and flip-flops.



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Hourly Schedule

Day 1

9:30am - 4:30pm
Day 1

Day 2

9:30am - 4:30pm
Day 2


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