LTC Class (formerly CHL) – $75.00

This is the State of Texas required class to qualify you for a License to Carry a concealed handgun or the open carry of a handgun in public.  It includes four to six hours of mandatory instruction on handgun use, laws that relate to weapons and the use of deadly force, non-violent dispute resolution, proper storage practices of your guns, a written examination, and shooting proficiency qualification.  Our classes are limited to fourteen students maximum.

  • Texas Handgun Statutes
  • Texas Penal Code
  • Handgun Safety
  • Retention Holsters
  • Non-violent Dispute Resolution
  • Proper Storage Practices
  • Shooting Qualification
  • Written Examination


Feb 24th – CANCELLED

 Apr 28th – 8:30am – 4:00pm

The classroom portion of this class will be held at our I-45 North and Cypresswood Dr area classroom and normally takes about 4.5 hours, depending on the size of the class, and shooting proficiency qualification takes about thirty minutes per squad of shooters.  Shooting proficiency will be conducted the same afternoon at Thunder Gun Range between 2:45pm & 4:00pm.  Students must pass a twenty five question written examination and shooting proficiency to qualify for a license.  Shooting proficiency qualification includes firing 20 shots from 3 yards, 20 shots from 7 yards, and 10 shots from 15 yards at a B-27 target.  Shooting is timed with either two or three seconds allowed per shot, depending on the distance from the target.  This is not a class to teach you how to shoot and the state expects you to be proficient with a handgun prior to taking this class.  We offer a back-to-back Basic Pistol Fundamentals Class, then a LTC class on another Saturday each month for $125.

Students can qualify with either a revolver or semi-automatic pistol with a minimum caliber of .22 Long Rifle.   Rental guns will be available for a rental fee of $15 to $25. You will need 50 rounds of ammunition for the shooting proficiency qualification and it can be purchased at the range or bring your own factory loaded full metal jacket ammunition. You also need ear plugs or over the ear protection, eye protection can be prescription glasses of safety glasses, and both can be purchased at the range if you do not have them.

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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 must be within six months of attaining the age of 21 to take this class.

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 or not showing up for a class are subject to forfeiture of their pre-payment.

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Looking for a Basic Pistol Shooting 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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