• December 6, 2017
    2:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Our Instructors

All of our CHL instructors are Texas State Department of Public Safety (TX DPS) Certified Concealed Handgun License Instructors. They are also National Rifle Association (NRA) Certified Firearms Instructors and/or Range Safety Officers. All instructors are current/former law enforcement and/or military and bring tremendous knowledge and experience to the classroom and to the range. They are committed to 1) your safety; 2) delivering the best CHL instruction available in Texas and 3) ensuring you are as prepared as possible for the responsibility of carrying a concealed handgun.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a legal resident of Texas, or apply for a non-resident license
  • Must be at least 21, unless active duty or honorably discharged from the military, then at least 18
  • Must not ever have been convicted of a FELONY
  • Must not be currently charged with a Class A or Class B MISDEMEANOR or FELONY
  • Must not be chemically dependent, including alcohol
  • Must be capable of exercising sound judgment
  • Must not have been convicted of a Class A or Class B misdemeanor, or a disorderly conduct, in the past 5 years
  • Must be fully qualified under federal and state laws to purchase a handgun
  • Must not be delinquent in any payments to the state of Texas, including child support and property taxes
  • Must not be restricted by a protective or restraining order involving a person
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony grade juvenile delinquent conduct in the previous 10 years

Subjects Covered

  • Safe Handling and Storage of Firearms
  • Basic Firearms Training
  • Legal Aspects of Concealed Carry in Texas
  • Use of Force (including Deadly Force)
  • Non-Violent Dispute Resolution
  • Situational Awareness & Mental Preparedness
  • Range Safety Briefing
  • Review and 25 question test

Required Equipment

Students are expected to be proficient with their handgun upon arrival. Students needing help are encouraged to schedule a private lesson with one of our instructors or schedule a Beginner Handgun Course.

Revolver or semi-automatic pistol (.22 caliber or larger), 50 rounds of ammunition, eye protection, and free disposable earplugs are available to students. Safety glasses cost $3.00 at the range.

Shooting Proficiency Test

  • 50 rounds shot from 3 different distances at a B-27 silhouette target.
  • 20 rounds fired at 3 yards
  • 20 rounds fired at 7 yards
  • 10 rounds fired at 15 yards

What to do before class or after completion

  • Visit the Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Fill out online application for a NEW CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE
  • Register for fingerprinting
  • Pay the application fee (This fee is paid the Texas Department of Public Safety)
  • Print out the receipt/ to do list (This should have a large bar code across the top.)



13250 Pleasanton Road, San Antonio, Texas, 78221, United States