North Coast Defense Academy is renowned for it commitment to provide students with the knowledge, skills and attitude needed to face the challenges of todays society. From personal protection strategies, to the fundamentals and safe firearm handing, we provide a safe, positive, relaxed atmosphere for learning. Mindfulness and safety are first and foremost in and outside the classroom.
Our diverse instructor team is comprised of professionals in the industries of education, corporate business, real estate, law, film, health/wellness, law enforcement and military veterans.
Credentials in the field include NRA Training Counselor, NRA Certified Instructor, (all disciplines) NRA Advanced Pistol, CRSO/RSO, NRA Coaches, CMP Master Rifle Instructors.
Dedicated to excellence many of our instructors are competitors in the shooting sports are required to complete continuing education and maintain a regular training schedule.
North Coast offers courses ranging from personal protection strategies, basic to advanced firearms training, and American Heart First Aid / CPR / AED certification.
Our Instructor Development Program is headed by Larry Pope, NRA Training Counselor. We offer student and instructor level certifications for all NRA courses.
Flexible scheduling, group rates and private coaching is available upon request.