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   FAST DFW Classes & Training

Everyone's welcome at FAST DFW, even royalty!Texas License To Carry A Handgun (Formerly a CHL) ~ Qualification:

This is our most popular class, for obvious reasons. Obtaining an LTC (formerly known as a CHL or Concealed Handgun License) is a straightforward process and carrying a firearm is something we believe every responsible adult should consider doing to help protect themselves and their loved ones more effectively. Click Here for our LTC class details.

Other Classes & Training

FAST DFW offers a variety of training and classes suitable for all responsible adults who want to take a sensible and realistic role in their personal safety. From those who prefer not to use a firearm or who are not allowed to carry a firearm at work, church, school, etc, right through to basic tactical training for experienced shooters:

NRARefuse To Be A Victim’ Seminars:

Hundreds of federal, state, and local law enforcement officials across the coun
Refuse To Be A Victim - it just might save your life.try use NRA (National Rifle Association) ‘Refuse To Be A Victim’ seminars as part of their crime prevention and community policing initiatives. This is not a firearms or physical combat instruction course, it’s a seminar suitable for every responsible adult who takes the safety of themselves, their family, friends, and colleagues seriously and understands they have an important part to play in avoiding becoming yet another sad story on the news.

The instruction includes a variety of crime  prevention strategies, from basic criminal psychology to automobile crimes to  ‘cyber’ or online crime. Our NRA (National Rifle Association) certified instructors highlight common weaknesses that criminals may  take advantage of and teach a variety of corrective measures that are practical, inexpensive, and easy to follow. Our NRA instructors discuss home security; ‘carjack’ avoidance techniques; ‘cyber’ safety; the use of  personal safety devices; providing safety tips and techniques that help participants create a personal safety strategy to use as they go about their everyday lives.

We offer ‘Refuse To Be A Victim’ seminars to the general public but they are also ideal for businesses, educational establishments, churches and social groups. The complete seminar lasts about eight  hours but can be customized to suit your needs and run as short as 90 minutes depending on the choice of topics. We can come to your location, holding the seminar in any quiet space with suitable power, light and seating (and ideally A/C as well - it is Texas after all!). Locations & topics covered must be approved by FASTDFW in advance. Please Contact Us to discuss further.

Available topics include: Mental Preparedness; Psychology of Criminal Predators; Domestic Violence; Stalking; Home Security; Physical Security; Workplace Security; Security For Parents and Children From Pre-School to College; Security For Senior Citizens; Security For Persons With Physical Disabilities; Automobile Security; Out-Of-Town Travel Security; TechnologicalClick Here For Top of Page Security; Self-defense Training; Personal Protection Devices.

NRA 'FIRST Steps’ Pistol or Rifle:
Our instructors are NRA certified!
irearm Instruction, Responsibility, and Safety Training’ classes are NRA (National Rifle Association) orientation classes intended for those who know little or nothing about firearms. The classes are three to four hours long and include both classroom and range time. Our friendly, patient NRA certified firearm instructors provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation of a handgun (semi-automatic pistol or revolver) or rifle. They teach the NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; the firearm’s parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals, and how to clean the firearm after use. We recommend responsible parents, specially those with a firearm in the home, remove the curiosity and mystique of guns by bringing family members (aged 12 or older) to this class. (Students 17 or younger must have their parent or guardian attend the same class.) 

NRA Basic Pistol, NRA Rifle:

These classes are for absolute beginners (with or without an LTC) who want to start building and improving their shooting skills. (If you’re interested in the basic pistol class but haven’t purchased a pistol yet we can loan you one for $30 including ammunition.) These courses are 8 hours long and includes both classroom and range time. Our friendly, patient NRA certified firearm instructors teach the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude required to own and operate a firearm safely. They cover the NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; firearm parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest position and two handed standing positions; how to clean the firearm. They can also offer advice on the best way for each student to continue improving their marksmanship skills after the course.

NRA ‘Personal Safety Inside the Home’;
NRA ‘Personal Safety Outside the Home’ (Level I):

These two courses are for more experienced shooters, specially CHL holders, who wish to learn self defensive firearm techniques to help them protect themselves and their loved ones more effectively. These courses are 8 hours long and includes both classroom and range time. Our NRA certified firearm instructors teach defensive shooting skills & strategies, responses to violent confrontations, firearms and the law, choosing suitable firearms  for self-defense, and much more. Students must have their level of marksmanship pre-approved by a FAST DFW instructor before attending these courses. Click Here For Top of Page

Tactical Pistol or Carbine Training:

These are non-NRA training sessions for those who have their level of marksmanship pre-approved by a FAST DFW instructor.

Private Coaching:

FAST DFW offers private firearms coaching for absolute beginners and novices who want to learn good, safe habits right from the start. If you’re more experienced and want advice or help to improve your technique or correct a bad habit we can also help. We customize each session to suit the needs of each client and they can be held at our own facilities or at your local firearms range.  $50/hour (two hour minimum) plus gun rental, ammo, travel time and/or range fees if applicable.

Private Classes & Groups:

If you’re interested in booking an LTC or NRA class or basic tactical training session/s for your family or a group of friends or colleagues we’re happy to help. We offer discounts to group organizers and may also be able to hold some or all of the class at your location. Fees vary.

And now for something completely different ...

Metallic Cartridge Reloading:
Empty Brass
The cost of factory loaded ammunition is high at the moment and it's not always easy to find. If you don’t like being short of ammo or paying through the nose for every round, specially if you're just plinking, why not learn how to reload your own. Minimum of four people required for class.

If you would like to know more about any of the training mentioned here or would like advice about the best training solution for you or your group, Email us or call Kyle on (972) 523-2865.


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