Defensive Rifle 101 – $75

This 3 hour class will teach you rules of rifle safety, how to operate a tactical rifle, shooting positions, zeroing your sights, fundamentals of accurate shooting, proper maintenance, and clearing malfunctions. Students will learn how to operate the tactical rifle at closer ranges and mid ranges with precision once they grasp the fundamentals.

  • Rules of safety
  • Operation of tactical rifle
  • Shooting positions
  • Recognizing and clearing malfunctions
  • Zeroing the rifle
  • Grouping shots
  • Instinctive shooting
  • Aimed shooting
  • Movement with tactical rifle
  • Making Adjustments


Nov 9th
Dec 14th – 9:30am – 12:30pm

Students need a tactical rifle and 100 rounds of target ammunition (no steel core ammunition); minimum of one magazine, ear protection & eye protection. This class is a pre-requisite to taking the Defensive Rifle 102 unless you have had equivalent training or previous experience. This is not a NRA certified class.

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You must register at least 3 days in advance of class.  If less than four people pre-register the class will be cancelled and deposits refunded.  Last minute registrations taken if four people have pre-registered.

We only consider minors under 18 for training if a parent or guardian takes the training with them.  We consider students between the ages of 18 and 20 on a case basis.

Payment with your registration is required to reserve a slot for a class.  If you cancel attending more than 48 hours prior to the scheduled start time of a class you’ve registered for there will be a $50 cancellation fee deducted from your refund to cover our advance administrative costs.  Cancellations within 48 hours of a class are subject to a $75 cancellation fee.  If you do not cancel and do not show up you will forfeit your pre-registration fee.

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Looking for a Defensive Rifle Basics course in The Woodlands, Conroe, Spring, Montgomery, Tomball, or greater Houston area? We’re glad you found us! Give Handgun Skills a call today 281-645-6290.

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