NRA Defensive Pistol Class – $160

This is an excellent class for LTC licensees to take before taking our Intermediate Pistol Class.  You learn the ethical and moral considerations of using a gun for self defense, safe handling of a defensive pistol, concealment principles, drawing from different types of concealment, mental preparation, how to avoid life threatening encounters, defensive shooting principles, emergency reloading and clearing of malfunctions, use of cover and concealment, movement during engagement, and balancing speed and accuracy.  If you are going to carry a concealed pistol then you need to train to this minimum level of skill!

  • Rules of gun safety
  • Operation of revolver or semi-automatic carry pistol
  • Drawing from different types of concealment
  • Mental considerations 
  • Conflict avoidance techniques
  • Defensive shooting principles
  • Rapid reloads & ammunition management
  • Use of cover or concealment
  • Balancing speed and accuracy under stress


5/1/2021- 9am – 5:30pm

This class is a natural progression of training after passing the  NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Class or equivalent pistol training.  You will need a 9mm semi-automatic or .38 Special revolver caliber pistol, an outside the waistband holster, a belt mounted magazine holster, ear protection, eye protection, 150 rounds of ammunition, pack a lite lunch, and bring plenty of sports drinks or water to stay hydrated.  Knee pads are recommended if you have bad knees.

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

You must be 21 or older to take this class unless a parent or guardian is taking the class with you.

Pre-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 and no shows do not qualify for any refund.

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Looking for a Texas (LTC) License to Carry Class, formerly CHL License Class 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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