Training & Classes

COMING SOON – Stand Your Ground

Course Description: 

Davenport Gun’s Stand Your Ground class (Certifies for NRA’s Personal Protection Outside The Home (PPOTH) is the third course in the NRA’s Personal Protection Series of handgun shooting courses. This course is designed to build upon the training provided in the NRA Personal Protection Inside The Home Course. The focus of this course is the effective use of a concealed handgun for self-defense outside the home. Included are learning objectives on handgun concealment techniques and devices, presenting the handgun from concealment, utilizing firing positions of cover and concealment. This innovative course includes presentation and movement, point shooting, instinctive shooting, low-light shooting, engaging multiple targets and one-handed shooting (strong and weak side). The knowledge, skills and abilities developed in this course form the core shooting skills used to counter a life-threatening attack outside the home. This advanced handgun shooting course is a prerequisite for attending the NRA’s premiere handgun shooting course, the Defensive Pistol Course.

Course Info



Course Goal

The goal of the course is to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to carry and use a concealed handgun ethically, responsibly, and with confidence.


Course Length

8-hours – approximately 4-hours in the classroom & 4-hours on the Range. It is presented in two, 4-hour sessions and the material is progressive in nature.



  • NRA Basic Pistol, NRA FIRST Steps Pistol course or other certified pistol training
  • Participant must be 21 years of age or older

Lesson Topics

Lesson 1 – Techniques for avoiding life-threatening confrontations (confrontation avoidance)

Lesson 2 – Principles of effective handgun concealment