Why Train at The Academy?

Receive top-notch training at Academy for Firearms Training

  • Academy for Firearms Training is the oldest open carry/concealed handgun school in Texas – Founded in 1995
  • We now offer training for the new License To Carry Handgun which allows you to carry concealed, like the old license, or carry openly.
  • We have over 34,000 graduates – more than any other school
  • Our instructors collectively have over 100 years law enforcement experience and 55 years conducting training for the License To Carry Handgun Texas (and the old Concealed Handgun License)
  • Our facility has a firing range, classroom, and a full service store where you can browse our wide selection of new and used handguns.
  • Our no surprise policy means the class fee includes ammunition and use of a handgun if you do not yet own one – That’s everything except fingerprints.
  • Everything you need for your License To Carry Handgun except Fingerprints is included

To register, select one of our available class dates.

One Stop License To Carry Handgun Training Shop

The Academy for Firearms Training, Inc. is your one stop shop for your License To Carry Handgun accessories. With over 34,000 graduates, everything needed for your training is included in the very low cost of the class, including classroom training, photos, notary services, private range qualifications, ammunition and targets.

Upon successful completion of your class, just mail the paperwork we assemble for you to the state, along with the License to Carry a Handgun Proficiency Course Certificate of Training (Form CHL100) we issue you.

Everything is included except fingerprints!

Upcoming Classes
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Academy Store Hours

Closed Mondays
Open Tuesday thru Friday
10:30am - 5:30pm
Also open Saturday & Sundays
during class hours