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NRA Carry Guard Is The Gold Standard In Carry Training


We created the NRA Carry Guard program to be the gold standard in concealed carry training to prepare responsible citizens who legally carry to effectively confront today’s evolving conflict environment. 

World-Class Firearms Training Designed To Fit Your Unique Schedule And Skill Level
Rights & Responsibilities Video Series
Essential Training For Those Who Carry

Regardless of whether you're a beginner or an expert, all gun owners owe it to themselves to watch the Rights & Responsibilities video series, which features hours of instruction that will prepare you for the modern reality of self-defense.

In-Person Firearms Training Courses
For Serious Enthusiasts

This is the crown jewel of NRA Carry Guard Training, for those who take carrying seriously. Developed by elite military veterans in conjunction with law enforcement experts, it consists of three levels of training, with Level One available now, and Levels Two and Three to follow.

NRA Carry Guard Level One Digital Training Series – COMING SOON
TRAIN Whenever, Wherever

COMING SOON: Receive instruction from NRA Carry Guard Director of Training Eric Frohardt and Lead Instructor Jeff Houston—right on your computer or tablet, whenever and wherever. Even if you can’t make the in-person training as we aim to grow courses across the country, you can still gain access to this premium training content. Hone your skills and further prepare yourself for lawful self-defense on your schedule with NRA Carry Guard’s Level One Digital Training Series.


Essential Training For Beginners And Experts Alike

Rights and Responsibilities Video Training

NRA Carry Guard members receive free and immediate access to the Rights & Responsibilities video series, which features a growing body of instruction that will prepare you for the modern reality of self-defense.

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Advanced Training On Your Schedule, Wherever You Are

NRA Carry Guard Level One Digital Training Series  COMING SOON

Train whenever, wherever. If you can’t attend in-person training, the NRA Carry Guard Level One Digital Training Series is the perfect way to hone your skills and prepare yourself for lawful self-defense. Sign up for updates and be the first to know when the series becomes available.

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Intensive, In-Person Training, When You're Ready For The Best

The Best Carry Firearms Training On The Planet. Period.

This year, our elite cadre of NRA Carry Guard instructors will travel the country to train responsible Americans like you. Only a few classes are available now but keep checking back for more locations near you coming this fall. Sign up to be the first to know of new training courses.

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Meet The Most Comprehensive Team In Carry Training

Eric Frohardt

Veteran U.S. Navy SEAL
NRA Director of Education
and Training
NRA Carry Guard
Training Director

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George Severence

Veteran U.S. Navy Seal
NRA Carry Guard National Director

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Jeff Houston

Veteran Green Beret
NRA Carry Guard
Director of Operations
NRA Carry Guard
Lead Instructor

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James R. Jarrett

Veteran Green Beret
NRA Carry Guard
Senior Advisor

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When you think about the training you need to get, this is the new standard.

- Veteran Navy SEAL Dom Raso, NRATV Commentator and Founder and CEO, Dynamis Alliance

A program such as NRA Carry Guard is vital to the firearms industry.

- Pat McNamara, Veteran U.S. Army Special Operations and Founder, TMACS INC

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Surviving a self-defense shooting is only the beginning. Will you know what to do in the seconds that follow? Our free guide will give you expert advice on how to handle the immediate aftermath of a lawful self-defense shooting.

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