Defensive Rifle Basics – $60

This 2+ 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


Jan 20th – 9:00am – 11:30am

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


You must register at least 2 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.

You may call 281-645-6290 to register and pay if you do not want to submit an online registration.  Be sure to supply telephone number where you can be contacted during the day if you leave a message.

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You must be 21 years of age or accompanied by a parent if between the ages of 18 and 21. LTC students must be within six months of turning 21 to take LTC course.

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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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