Basic Handgun 101

This class is designed to introduce the responsible handgun owner to the fundamentals of how to use a handgun in a safe, yet efficient manner. If you own a handgun and are truly concerned with the safe handling, storage, and skills associated with the use of your firearm for the protection of yourself and family this is an excellent class to receive that basic knowledge.

This class will help put the first time gun owner at ease with handling their weapon. Our basic introduction handgun class is for the person who wants to become confident and familiar with a handgun. It will cover nomenclature, principles of marksmanship, safety, escalation of force, and much more.

Subjects Include:
1. Handgun systems and weapon selection

2. Ammunition applications and liability issues

3. Principles of marksmanship

4. Administrative handling of handguns

5. Safe gun handling

6. Static dry fire

7. Live fire – individual coaching

8. Live fire - precision shooting

9. Cleaning and maintenance

10. Principles of self defense

Class Specifics:

  • Class Time : 4 Hours
  • Cost : Please Call For Pricing

Equipment Required:

  • Serviceable handgun
  • Eye protection
  • Ear protection
  • 200 rounds ammunition


Great beginner or refresher class!

All Classes Beyond CHL & Basic Handgun Will Require A Current CHL or Current US LEO Identification or US Military Honorably Discharge Papers or US Military Active Duty ID. Tactical & Defensive Of Texas Reserves The Right To Deny Training To Any Individual Or Organization At Any Time, For Any Reason.

2017 CHL Class Dates

2017 Class Dates
October 28
November 25
December 23

For Advanced Class Dates
Contact TDT for a list of dates & details for advanced classes. Group and private classes available at our private facility.

Our Staff


Director & Sr. Instructor
Jim Lynch
(972) 965-8711
Unit Instructor
Aubrey David
(469) 877-8327
Senior Instructor
Larry Browning
(972) 989-3278
Unit Instructor
John Baker

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