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"A gun is only as good or bad as the person using it"– anonymous

Concealed Handguns

Carrying a concealed handgun requires proper gun safety and the legal permission to do so.

License to Carry -

*Plus ammunition and Range Fees

License to Carry

Class Description

This course is a prerequisite for obtaining a License To Carry Permit. Prior to taking this class it is important to read the qualification requirements at the Texas Department of Public Safety. You may take this class prior to completing the convenient online DPS application.  Class is limited to 10 students.  Renewal applicants will no longer be required to take class effective 9/1/2013 **If you don't see a class date that fits your schedule, please call or email me, I will be more than happy to accomodate you**

Please note:  A deposit is required to hold your spot in class regardless of private lesson or group.  Your date/time slot is not guaranteed until deposit placed.

**Keep in mind I teach this class on a regular basis and am available Monday-Sunday.  For this reason I don't keep my "class schedule" up todate on this website - so reach out to me**

Ladies - if you prefer womens only handgun carry classes, we have those too! 

Not entirely proficient with handguns?  Ask me about the one day First Step Pistol/LTC combo class to get you on your way!

*We respect and recognize everyone's right to carry if properly licensed. However, we will not allow guns or ammo in the classroom due to potential safety issues.

*Please notify us in advance of any medical or physical conditions that might affect your ability to perform certain functions in this or any classes offered by Austin Hot Shots.

By registering for this class, you are agreeing to the following:

  • You have read and understood the CHL (LTC effect. 1/2016) Eligibility Requirements, as defined by the State of Texas.

  • You understand that the cost of this course will not be refunded if you fail to pass the background check.

  • You understand that you may be excused from this course, without a refund, if you handle your handgun in an unsafe manner or display behavior Austin Hot Shots believes is inconsistent with the mind set required to carry a concealed weapon.

In this class you will learn:

  • Laws that Relate to Firearms

  • Use of Force and Deadly Force

  • Nonviolent Dispute Resolution

  • Nonviolent Communication

  • Situational Awareness

  • Conceal Carry Methods as well as Open Carry Methods

  • Proper Storage for Firearms

Length of Course

Eff. 9/1/2013 4 hr classroom + range time


Classroom Address:
Cypress Valley Preserve
6301 North HWY 183
Liberty Hill, TX 78642

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Range Address:
Cypress Valley Preserve
6301 North HWY 183
Liberty Hill, TX 78642

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Equipment Needed

  • Handgun (optional)*
  • Ammunition (100 rounds min.)*
  • Ear Protection (over ear muff style)
  • Eye Protection (shatterproof lens recommended)
  • Appropriate Clothing
  • Closed Toe Shoes
  • Hand Towel (warmer months)
  • Hat

Private Classes Available

Austin HotShots offers private lessons to individuals upon request. Please contact us to learn more about our private lessons, and to set up a time for us to contact you!

* If using one of our pistols, we will supply your ammunition for a $35.00 additional charge. See F.A.Q. for rental information.

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