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Texas Concealed Handgun Association

We provide Texas LTC Classes (License to Carry classes, also known as Concealed Carry and LTC), firearms training and safety courses, introductory pistol classes, and private instruction on pistol and shotgun for residents of the Collin County area, including McKinney, Plano, Frisco, Prosper, Allen, Princeton, Celina, Melissa, Anna, Trenton, Blue Ridge, Leonard, Farmersville, Nevada, Wylie, Lucas, Bonham, Greenville, Van Alstyne, and nearby communities. LTC classes are provided online, with qualifications and related pistol classes held at our private outdoor range a few miles SE of Princeton.


For LTC classes (if experienced), go to Training Schedule, choose License to Carry
For LTC Range Training only, go to Schedule, choose License to Carry (ignore online training)
For Basic Pistol, go to Schedule, choose "Learn to Shoot". Also available privately.
For LTC classes (beginners), start with "Learn to Shoot"




Classes often fill up.

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National Rifle Association
Having taken both the Learn To Shoot and LTC courses offered by Sandy, I feel well informed of the law and responsibilities that come with gun ownership and concealed carry. Friends who have qualified at local indoor ranges complain about large classes, a lack of knowledge and teaching experience in their instructor. My experience with McKinney Firearms was exactly the opposite.
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We offer Texas LTC classes, private training on pistol and shotgun, pistol classes, and active shooter training for individuals from the localities of Dallas, Plano, Carrollton, Richardson, Allen, Frisco, Anna, McKinney, Melissa, Trenton, Blue Ridge, Leonard, Bonham, Nevada, Wylie, and nearby communities, as well as providing specialized firearms training for the Palmer and Melissa school systems.

Texas LTC classes (AKA LTC in Texas, or License To Carry) follow the Texas state-mandated requirements, and are taught as directed by The Texas Dept of Public Safety. Classroom instruction requires approximately 4 hours, plus a short test, plus the shooting proficiency test. This is a no-fail course. and is offered online at a discount to our students.

Texas CHL/LTC Classes


We offer the

License to Carry Class

online at a discounted price. The online module takes about 4 hours to complete, and consists of several sections, covering
  • Laws that relate to carrying a handgun
  • Laws that relate to use of force and deadly force
  • Handgun use and safety
  • Holsters
  • Non-violent dispute resolution
  • Proper storage practices for handguns

Private classes are available, for those whose handgun skills are weak.
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Please note that the Texas LTC class is not about learning to shoot. You should already have at least minimal proficiency with a handgun before signing up.
If in doubt, go to a range and see if you can hit a paper plate at 3 yards 3 out of 4 times. If you can, you should be fine.



Basic Pistol


Many people who are interested in getting a gun license have not yet learned to shoot, so for them, we also offer this:

Learn to Shoot

. Done entirely at a private range SE of Princeton, we spend about an hour on the firing line learning safety and fundamentals, and an hour in supervised shooting.

  • Firearm safety
  • Handgun features and nomenclature
  • Revolver vs. semi-automatic
  • Action types
  • Ammunition types
  • Safe pistol loading and clearing
  • Establishing the shooting platform
  • Laser pistol training
  • Dry-fire and live-fire practice
These students generally do quite well on the LTC Proficiency. Note that getting a gun license in Texas is not required, but highly recommended. Ask me why.

Intermediate Shooting


For those who already know how to load, fire, and clear their gun, this private live-fire pistol instruction is intended to fine-tune your skills. Training may include more advanced defensive skills, like one-handed shooting, rapid-fire, and flash picture sighting.

Click one of these links for more details on the classes: Texas LTC class, Learn to Shoot, Intermediate Shooting, Murder rate drops.
We follow NRA and DPS protocols, and we take handgun safety seriously. Please see the LTC and Pistol Class Schedule

LEOSA Proficiency


Yes, we will do those, on request, $25.00

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