DR Security Training Courses Offered
DR Security & Training offer a large range of training programs to
meet the needs of firearms enthusiasts, professionals, competitive shooters, and
those interested in improving their posture for personal protection. If
you would like more specific information on our course offerings not found in
these pages, you can complete the information request form at the bottom of this
page and someone will contact you or forward the information you need. You
could also register for any courses currently on the schedule, or be placed on
the list for that next course by completing our Class
form. Payments can also be made online for both
- NRA First Steps
These courses provide hands-on orientation to one specific
rifle, pistol or shotgun model in as little as three hours, including
an optional one-hour shooting session on a range.
- NRA Basic Firearms Training Courses
These courses provide students with the practical knowledge and
skills needed to safely pursue further interest with a particular
firearm discipline or move on to advanced activities related to those
interests. Students completing these courses will achieve a
solid foundation in the particular firearm classification (i.e.
Pistol, Rifle or Shotgun), or for non-firearm specific courses, gain a
thorough understanding of the concepts widely accepted for that
- NRA Instructor Training
These courses provide
instructor candidates with the practical knowledge and skills
needed to properly instruct beginning students in the specific disciplines of
firearms instruction. Instructor candidates completing these courses, and
completing the required NRA certification application process, will achieve a solid
foundation and earn the credentials for instructing the particular
firearm training disciplines they become certified in.
- NRA Personal
These courses provide
students and instructors with the knowledge, skills and attitude
necessary for using a firearm successfully in self-defense situations.
The courses are geared toward training for situations both in the home
and when traveling outside the home. They are designed to be
sequential in nature wherein students first complete the Basic Pistol
training (or First Steps Pistol), then move on to Personal Protection in the Home
or Defensive Pistol, and finally
into the Personal Protection Outside the Home course. Many of these
course not only prepare students for the actual skills needed in
actually using a firearm in these situations, but also what the
emotional and legal ramifications of using a firearm can lead to.
- NRA Training Counselor Workshop
This workshop is sponsored by the NRA, and enables instructors
to upgrade their certification to that of Training Counselor (TC). NRA Training Counselors
are experienced, active instructors who have
been specifically trained and appointed by the NRA Training Department to conduct
NRA instructor training courses.
Completion of this workshop is the first step in becoming an NRA
- Non-Resident Concealed Carry Weapons
These courses enable students to earn the certifications needed
to complete the application process for various Carry Concealed
Firearms licenses and permits.
- Law Enforcement Firearms Training
DR Security & Training is qualified and authorized
to develop and conduct courses specific to Law-Enforcement Firearms
training. These course are geared toward law enforcement and
security guards who would like to improve their agency required
qualification scores. Students will also be exposed to the
advanced concepts on Practical Pistol Combat shooting used in NRA
sponsored law-enforcement competitions.
- Tactical Firearms Training
DR Security & Training is qualified to develop and
conduct courses specific to Tactical Firearms training. These
courses are geared toward the tactical use of specific firearm types and
groupings of firearms (such as Handgun, or Handgun/Shotgun). Pilot
courses will be scheduled in the near future for both single firearm and
- Advanced Marksmanship
DR Security & Training offers a course on Advanced
Marksmanship Skills. This course is only provided to students who
have previously completed instructor, law enforcement, tactical
training, or can demonstrate equivalent experience. This course
focuses entirely on improving long-range handgun marksmanship skills.
Students will learn precision pistol shooting in two-handed and
one-handed modes, and will learn the advanced concept of Bullseye
shooting used in the CMP National Pistol matches.
DR Security & Training also offers a special firearms training courses
geared toward women. These courses include NRA courses
such as the Refuse To Be A Victim®
and the NRA Home Firearm Safety training course, plus special DR
Security & Training courses such as Women & Firearms
(Basic level) and Tactical & Personal Home Protection
(Intermediate level). The DR Security special courses
combine standard NRA courses with additional training focused on women
DR Security & Training
offers private lessons on a case-by-case basis, which must be
pre-approved by the school director prior to registration.