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Range Safety Officers will be present to ensure safe training at all times
We are focused on training the fundamentals of firearms safety and manipulation. We do not teach 3- gun or run-and-gun classes, we are focused on everyday carry for the average citizen. Our course curriculum gives the instructor the ability to take someone from initial purchase to LTC (License to Carry) qualification and beyond. Please check our course listing below for courses offered and requirements for course registration. We look forward to seeing you soon and assisting you with furthering your skillset.
From left to right: Scott Culberson, Shelby Culberson and Trey Culberson.
Call Us If You Have a Question or a Special Need: 361-463-8606
Use the PayPal “Add to Cart” feature located below each class listing to reserve your place. You can make a deposit or pay the registration in full. (Please note: Deposits are non-refundable.)
WE ACCEPT THE FOLLOWING FORMS OF PAYMENT:
COURSE LISTING: These courses are listed in the order in which we believe they should be taken with the ultimate goal of obtaining a License to Carry and being comfortable and confident with your firearm.
Special Class Attendee Advisory: The store does have drinks available, but please bring a snack if you feel you will need one. The range is outdoors, so please bring appropriate clothing for the weather conditions. Do not bring your handgun into the building until instructed to do so. Always keep your handgun unloaded unless instructed otherwise.
INTRODUCTION TO HANDGUNS:
This course is for the individual who is considering handgun ownership for the first time. Note: There is no shooting portion to this class.
This course covers the essentials of owning and maintaining a handgun:
Double Action (DA) / Single Action (SA) revolver and semi-auto
Ammunition Type (s)
Safety Rules on Range and Range Description
Basic Cleaning and Maintenance of your handgun
Class Length will be between 1 and 2 hours long
Cost: $35.00 per person
Couple will be $25.00 per person
Child is $20.00 parent attendance required
This course is for shooters with limited experience or for people looking to improve their current shooting skills.
This course is the next step in the evolution of a new pistol owner.
(Note: We prefer this course be taken with the firearm you will be carrying as an LTC holder. We have firearms for rent.)
Topics covered in this course:
Loading / Unloading
Drills for Improvement
Class Length is between 2 to 3 hours in length
Cost: $75.00 per person
$65.00 each for a couple
100 rounds of ammo required for this class (available for purchase from the store)
Maximum of 6 students
LICENSE TO CARRY (LTC): Formerly known as Concealed Handgun Licensing
Effective January 1, 2016: The Concealed Handgun License (CHL) class will now be called License to Carry (LTC). Effective September 1, 2013, the Texas Concealed Handgun License Class is a minimum four hour to maximum six hour in-class training. This time does not include range time for the qualification course.
There are two independent steps that must be completed to obtain a Texas License to Carry a Handgun (LTC):
Step 1 – applying online with the Department of Public Safety.
Step 2 – completing an LTC class. It does not matter which is done first.
Pricing for the class is $60 per individual. If you bring a person with you, the cost is $50 per person.
Active Duty/Retired Military is $40 per person
Private Class Options are Available – Call for Pricing: 361-463-8606
Additional state fees are required. Beginning September 1, 2017, state fees for new applicants will be as follows:
New Applicant – $40
Renewing Applicant – $40
This is a significant price drop from previous pricing. For a complete list of state fees, click the State Fees chart below to enlarge:
LTC TOPICS COVERED:
• Concealed carry law
• Where you can/cannot carry
• When you can use force or deadly force
• Legal implications of use of force or deadly force
• Texas weapon’s laws
• Nonviolent dispute resolution
• Firearms safety
• No felony convictions
• No Class A misdemeanor within the last 5 years
• No Class B misdemeanor within the last 5 years
• No domestic violence convictions
• Not dishonorably discharged from the military
• CHECK DPS WEBSITE FOR FURTHER INQUIRIES
COURSE OF FIRE:
Please be advised there is a qualification process in this class. Guidance will be given on handgun safety, but you must have basic handgun skills and shooting experience to qualify. If you do not have experience and would like additional training please contact the instructors and check the training calendar. The range is outdoors, so please bring appropriate clothing for the weather conditions. DO NOT BRING YOUR HANDGUN INTO THE BUILDING UNTIL INSTRUCTED TO DO SO. ALWAYS, KEEP YOUR HANDGUN UNLOADED UNLESS INSTRUCTED OTHERWISE.
The following course of fire is required for proficiency demonstration. To successfully qualify, shooters must complete this course with a minimum score of 70% (175 out of possible 250). For CHL Instructors, the minimum score is 90% (225 out of possible 250). If any malfunctions are encountered, the shooter will work through the problem and finish the course of fire. If rounds are held (not fired within the allotted time), the shots will be scored as misses. All courses of fire will be scored on a standard B-27 target. The B-27 target must be 24 inches by 45 inches and may be one of four colors; black, blue, red, or green. The target shall be scored utilizing the 5, 4, 3 scoring diagram in the upper, left-hand corner.
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*A semi-automatic handgun of at least .22 caliber OR a non-semi-automatic handgun (revolver) of at least .22 caliber in good working condition
*Handguns are subject to inspection by the instructors prior to training and at any time during the training course
*No optical sights allowed (example: scopes, laser, or holographic)
*No handgun may have any modification which compromises the safety of the firearm
*Revolver must not have “pushoff” on single action
*Firearms will be available to rent for $10 at the store. If the student needs ammunition, it will be available for sale as well
*Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) ammunition only. No hollow points, tracers, or simunition.
*Reloaded ammunition is not allowed
*Ammunition must meet SAAMI specifications (see approved list below)
*Must have a minimum of 50 rounds for each handgun (extra is recommended in case of retest)
Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturer’s Institute (S.A.A.M.I.) Approved List:
*FEDERAL CARTRIDGE CO./AMERICAN EAGLE
*FIOCCHI OF AMERICAN, INC.
*HORNADY MFG. CO.
*Ear protection (over-the-ear, muff-style or earplugs)
*Eye protection (prescription eyewear is acceptable)
*Shirt with a collar or tight fitting shirt (no low cuts)
*Head cover (hat that covers head and area of face such as a baseball cap)
*Closed-toe footwear, such as boots or athletic shoes
*A written examination and proficiency demonstration will be administered to each student. Students must score a minimum of 70% on the written examination and 70% (175 out of 250) on the proficiency demonstration in order to pass this course.
*Instructions on handling handguns at the proficiency demonstration will be provided during classroom training. (Holsters will not be used, handguns must be stored in a closed carrying case/bag, not time will be allotted for practice or to zero the handguns during the class).
Students must abide by all range safety rules. Failure to comply with safety rules will result in immediate removal from the range, and result in course failure.
(No family members, guests or pets will be allowed in the classroom or at the range unless approval is given before the day of the class. (If you would like your spouse/significant other to sit with you in class, this is acceptable as long as prior approval is granted). Absolutely no guests allowed on the range during qualification.
*Please bring a pen and paper for note taking.
THINGS NEEDED THE DAY OF CLASS:
*Driver’s license, state issued ID care, or Military ID card (if applicable)
*Class payment (cash or credit/debit card)
*If you are military and have a current pistol range card or a document showing proof of pistol qualifying through the military, you may be eligible to waive the qualifying process
Call Us If You Have a Question or a Special Need We Can Accommodate: 361-463-8606
OTHER USEFUL LTC RESOURCE LINKS THAT CAN ANSWER MANY QUESTIONS FOR YOU – SEE BELOW:
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Texas Department of Public Safety offers answers to 64 questions regarding the application process, eligibility for LTC, training requirements, laws relating to carrying a handgun, reciprocity agreements with other states, background checks (yes, you have to pass one), administration enforcement actions, and answers on how to become an LTC instructor. To get more on this information visit http://www.dps.texas.gov/RSD/LTC/faqs/index.htm.
This course is designed around day to day carry of your firearm. This course provides a basis to further your handgun skills. This is not an introductory course you should have an intimate knowledge of your firearm and how it functions.
Topics Covered in this Course
Drawing from concealment
Reloading and Malfunctions
Printing and clothing
Search and Assess
There is a shooting component to this class. 200 rounds of ammunition and the firearm you conceal / open carry are required for this class. 1 spare magazine is required we prefer you to have 2 spare magazines. Holster you carry daily is also required.
$125.00 per person
The following classes are “Stand Alone Classes” and can be taken at any time:
This class covers:
We assist you in breaking down and cleaning your gun with YOUR CLEANING SUPPLIES.
There will be a limited amount of cleaning supplies available in the store. Please call in advance for scheduling so the staff can better help you with individual firearms.
$40.00 per person with a limit of 2 Firearms
SHOOT WITH AN INSTRUCTOR/PRIVATE LESSONS:
This is a setting in which the instructor will work with the student to best generate a training schedule to accommodate the student, to best achieve their goals. This is a flexible class that will be developed once the student’s goals are clarified. Feel free to call an instructor, 361-463-8606 or send an email email@example.com to design a class to fit your needs!
This course is heavily geared toward developing basic skills using your firearm in a self-defense situation.
Safety Loading / Unloading
Marksmanship / Fundamentals
Drills for Improvement
Course Cost: $30.00 per student
INTRO TO AR:
This class is designed to assist someone who would like to purchase an AR or the new AR owner, that may not be completely comfortable with operating an AR.
You will learn:
General Knowledge of the AR platform
How to Assemble/Disassemble
Use of the safety on an AR
Cleaning and Maintenance
No shooting component in this class.
Course will be between 1 and 2 hours long.
$35.00 per person
There is a shooting component in this class we will shoot after the conclusion of the classroom portion. You will need at least 50 rounds of ammunition.
SITUATIONAL AWARENESS/COVER AND CONCEALMENT:
This course is designed to be taken at anytime it is not firearm dependent. We cover many topics of personal safety – see below.
Avoiding Altercations- what are the warning signs?
Dealing with crowds, going to the bank or grocery store, stopping at a gas station or convenience store
Reading Body Language
Learning the warning signs of an attack and how to protect or defend yourself or your family
What is cover and what is concealment?
When do you need them?
Are you with someone or are you alone?
Do you have a plan, does the person you are with know the plan?
The course will be 1 to 2 hours in length.
$30.00 per person
Call Us with Questions or Special Needs: 361-463-8606
We accept the following forms of payment:
Deposits for your registration are non-refundable.