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If you don't have 4 to 6 hours to devote to a One day LTC class on site, Copperhead now offers online classes .  As indicated below, we have instructors who offer range proficiency demonstrations for completion of the online classes. Texas requires a minimum of one to two hours of range instruction and Proficiency Demonstration Certification to complete your online LTC class.  Make sure to bring your online paperwork, firearm, minimum 50 rounds ammo, and your holster/pouch/purse to the range.


Copperhead has a stable of highly qualified instructors offering classes on our ranges and in our classroom at the club house.

Our Current Classes Offered:


  • Certified National Sporting Clays Association Clay and Wing Sports Lessons

  • Texas LTC (License To Carry)

  • Online Texas LTC Classes to be completed within your schedule.

  • Texas LTC Proficiency Demonstration for Online LTC Class

  • NRA Basic Handgun Instruction*

  • NRA Basic Rifle Instruction*

  • NRA Range Safety Officer Class*

  • TPWD Hunter's Education*

  • Private Firearm Lessons

  • Environmental Awareness

  • Tactical Self-Defense


National Sporting Clays Association Level III Clay and Wing Sports Instructor, Martin Jones, Member NSCA Hall of Fame,, Home: (325) 379-1492, Cell: (210) 380-7956

Charles Dear is a fireman holding LTC classes for $65.  Discounted price for Teachers, 1st Responders, or a large group.  His contact information is (512) 673-3732 or /Proficiency Demonstration for Online LTC Class $45

Lieutenant Ricky Gavit is an active Law Enforcement Instructor is holding LTC classes for $80. His contact information is (512) 762-9246 or  Proficiency Demonstration for Online LTC Class is $75.  Please bring your personal restraint holster, purse, or waist pouch holster.


Instructor Luka Adl runs Firearms Academy of Austin. Luka, offers home defense classes, LTC classes, pistol training classes, personal defense training, and more. Each class is approx.8 to 10 hours. To contact Luka you can reach him at ph.# 512 784 5852 or

*Classes of five or more students.  Instructor Maurice Dowdy, 281-876-7746, email

Austin Hot Shots is a firearms shooting academy specializing in shotgun sports, wing shooting and handgun proficiency since 2009.  Classes with Renee include intro to shotguns, intermediate shotgun, intro to handguns as well as intermediate/defensive handgun instruction.  Texas License to Carry classes are available as well.  Group and individual lessons for both shotgun and handgun.  No need to own your own firearm for your lessons with me.  Instruction is carefully tailored to the skill level of the student.  Classes taught by Renee Blaine, Tx DPS Certified License to Carry Instructor, NRA Certified Pistol and Shotgun Instructor and Range Safety Officer.

Renee Blaine 

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Fit2Fire was founded to help the general public become a complete Warrior. We instruct Firearms, Self Defense and Fitness. Our Firearms Services include, NRA Basic Pistol, NRA Range Safety Officer Certifications, Texas License to Carry Certifications, Concealed Carry, Home Defense, Fit2Fire Basic Pistol, Basic Rifle, Advanced Pistol, Advanced Rifle, Tactical Pistol and Carbine Courses and Long Range Courses. We even offer Tactical CQB Courses. 


Our Founder and Chief Instructor, Chris Mason has a military background with multiple Combat Deployments, as well as over a decade with the Los Angeles Police Department. Chris has been assigned to numerous Elite Specialized Units within the LAPD such as the 77th Division Career Criminal Unit, Fugitive Warrant Section, South Bureau Gang Enforcement Unit, Hollenbeck C.R.A.S.H. and Special Enforcement Unit, as well as an assignment as the Assistant Training Coordinator for Operations South Bureau. All levels from new gun ownership to Tactical Preppers are welcome.No need to be intimidated, we have a course that fits your goal and skill level!


Chris Mason, Chief Range Safety Officer, Chief Instructor


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Christopher is a certified Firearms instructor under the NRA. Chris has about 7 years of security and law enforcement experience. A notable experience is with the Arizona Department of Military and Emergency Affairs (DEMA). Chris worked as a Security Forces/ Military Police Officer on the Papago Park Military Reservation. Christopher now spends his free time teaching others about firearms. Christopher offers a variety of classes for beginners and experienced shooters alike. Public classes range from $180-$250 and private classes range from $280-$350. He offers single firearm marksmanship classes as well as multi-gun marksmanship classes. Private classes can be catered to your specific needs.


Please reach out via phone 512.879.8416 or email


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