8301 S IH 35 Frontage Rd, Austin, TX 78744



**This class is conducted in the classroom. There will be NO LIVE AMMO used in this class. Please ensure all live ammo is removed and stowed away from your firearm prior to class start.**


Class Objective: Gain an introductory understanding of Defensive Mindset and Situational Awareness in the context of handgun use. Learn the program and belt test standards and expectations. Demonstrate the 4 Universal Firearm Safety Rules in the classroom and discuss how they apply across various settings. Identify and perform basic manipulation of controls on your firearm. Learn the Fundamentals of Marksmanship and apply them to dry fire practice. 


Number of Students: 16


Prerequisites: None


Required Gear:

  • Unloaded Firearm (NO LIVE AMMO)
  • Notebook
  • Pen/Pencil
  • Water & Snacks (Optional)



If you haven’t completed our online waiver, please do so by clicking here. It must be completed prior to live fire training. This waiver is good for one year.


Attendance Policy: Due to the high demand for slots in these classes, please let the Training Department know via email at as early as possible if you are unable to attend class to allow other Dojo Members the opportunity to join. Missed classes can be made up during future classes when that same topic is scheduled, or privately with an instructor (click here) for an additional fee.


Late Arrival To Class: Due to the safety briefing held at the beginning of the class, students are allotted a 5-minute grace period to arrive. Any student who fails to arrive after 5 minutes past the start time will be considered a “No-Show” and will need to attend the class on a later date.

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