Defensive Handgun Workshop

This two-day course covers:

In this two-day course you will be exposed to over twenty hours of comprehensive training where you will learn and refine a wide variety of defensive handgun techniques. This course starts with basic handgun marksmanship and progressively moves through defensive shooting techniques, shooting on the move, multiple target engagements, weapons handling in a close quarter environment, defensive posturing, creating space, and applying all of these things in daylight and low-light environments. This course is designed to make you a more well-rounded and proficient shooter. At the conclusion of this two day course, you will get to test your skills against our Cowtown Marksmanship Program Handgun Standards test. Those that succeed in passing this demanding test will earn a specialty reward showing that they have met “The Standard”.

Course Prerequisites: Basic Handgun

This is an open enrollment course. Military or Law-Enforcement only courses are available upon request.

Fee: $900 ($820 for Active Cowtown Range members, Military, Law-Enforcement, and GSA students)

Required Equipment:

  • Eye and Ear protection
  • Handgun
  • 2-3 spare magazines (more is better but not required)
  • Minimum of 1 spare magazine holder
  • Appropriate holster specific to your equipment (IWB holsters require instructor approval)
  • Handheld or Weapon mounted light
  • Training tourniquet (available for purchase on site if you do not have one)
  • 1000 rounds of training ammunition (more rounds means more reps)
  • Note-taking material

Defensive Carbine Workshop

This two-day course covers:

In this two-day course you will be exposed to over twenty hours of comprehensive training where you will learn and refine a wide variety of defensive carbine techniques. This course starts with basic carbine marksmanship and progressively moves through defensive shooting techniques, shooting on the move, multiple target engagements, weapons handling in a close quarter environment, defensive posturing, creating space, and applying all of these things in daylight and low-light environments. This course is designed to make you a more well-rounded and proficient shooter. At the conclusion of this two day course, you will get to test your skills against our Cowtown Marksmanship Program Carbine Standards test. Those that succeed in passing this demanding test will earn a specialty reward showing that they have met "The Standard".

Course Prerequisites: Basic Carbine

This is an open enrollment course. Military or Law-Enforcement only courses are available upon request.

Fee: $900 ($820 for Active Cowtown Range members, Military, Law-Enforcement, and GSA students)

Required Equipment:

  • Eye and Ear protection
  • Carbine (any modern sporting rifle platform; AR, AK, etc)
  • Weapon sling
  • 2-3 spare magazines (more is better but not required)
  • Minimum of 1 spare magazine holder
  • Appropriate holster specific to your equipment (IWB holsters require instructor approval)
  • Weapon mounted light
  • Training tourniquet (available for purchase on site if you do not have one)
  • 1000 rounds of training ammunition (more rounds means more reps)
  • Note-taking material

Couples Defense Training

This two-day course covers:

In this two day course you and your significant other will learn how to work as a team to remain safe in a dangerous and chaotic environment. You will learn tactics and techniques to more effectively traverse dynamic environments. We will cover a progressive schedule of handgun and carbine marksmanship starting with basic marksmanship, and progressing to multiple target engagements, shooting on the move, weapons handling in close quarters environments, and low-light shooting and movement techniques. You and your partner will learn how to shoot, move, and communicate as a team to be overall more proficient and safe in dangerous situations.

Course Prerequisites: Basic Carbine and Basic Handgun

This is an open enrollment course. Military or Law-Enforcement only courses are available upon request.

Fee: $900 ($820 for Active Cowtown Range members, Military, Law-Enforcement, and GSA students)

Required Equipment:

  • Eye and Ear protection
  • Handgun and Carbine (any modern sporting rifle platform; AR, AK, etc)
  • Weapon sling
  • 2-3 spare magazines (more is better but not required)
  • Minimum of 1 spare magazine holder preferred but not required
  • Appropriate holster specific to your equipment (IWB holsters require instructor approval)
  • Weapon mounted light and handheld light
  • Training tourniquet (available for purchase on site if you do not have one)
  • Minimum of 500 rounds of training ammunition for handgun and 500 rounds of training ammunition for carbine (more rounds means more reps)
  • Note-taking material