*Schedule of upcoming Handgun Permit classes

All the classes listed below still have open seats.

When a class gets full we will remove that date from the list.

(Weekend dates in red) (Weekday dates in Black)

All classes must be paid for in advance​ to reserve your seat.

Protect what you love

March 2020 Handgun Carry Permit Class Dates:

1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 18, 21, 22, 28, 29


3 Classes on March 27 at 9am, 1pm, or 6pm

*All Handgun Carry Permit Classes start at 7:30am Please arrive 15 to 20 minutes early to fill out paperwork. Park in the main part of the parking lot, bring your handgun in unloaded. Leave ALL ammo in your car. Please get a good nights sleep before coming to class.

If you need to cancel or change your class date please let us know by calling 615-809-9692

March 25, Next Step Handgun Training Class (not a permit class)

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After you choose a date for your class. Scroll to the top of this page click on "Registration". Scroll down to the registration form. Fill out the registration form completely then click on submit.

A confirmation e-mail is NOT automatically sent. We will send you confirmation e-mail ASAP.

Feb. ​2020 Handgun Carry Permit Class Dates:

15, 16, 19, 22, 23, 29

Scheduled Classes

We have Official TN Handgun Permit Classes scheduled almost every weekend day and some weekdays. Please scroll down to the list of scheduled classes below to choose a date for your class.

April 2020 Handgun Carry Permit Class Dates:

4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 22, 25, 26, 

Personal Defense
All handgun permit classes are NOT the same. Learn 2 Shoot Handgun Training Academy is your full time, professional handgun training academy. Your personsal defense is far too important to trust to the hobbyist and test teachers.

Official TN Enhanced Handgun Carry Permit Class:
We teach the official Handgun Carry Permit Class that is required by the State of Tennessee. This is an 8 hour class. Please arrive at 7:10 so you can get checked in and fill out your paperwork. Be able to stay until 4:30pm. You must take and pass this class in order to obtain a Tennessee Handgun Carry Permit. In the State of Tennessee with an enhanced handgun carry permit you may open or conceal carry it's your choice. Short on time? Take the classroom portion on one day and the range portion on another day.
With your Tennessee Handgun Carry Permit you may carry your handgun in 36 other states. Tennessee state and National parks. When in another state you must carry in accordance with their laws. Know  before you go. 
Your range fee is paid for you on the day of the class. If you want to stay after class & shoot more you can.


Advanced Training
Next Step Handgun
Training Class

Okay, so you have your Handgun Permit. You know you need more training. Now what? What is your Next Step? In this class we teach you a series of skill development drills designed to improve your situational awareness, target distinction, target acquisition and improve your performance. You will train both in the classroom and on the range. 
We teach you how to draw from a hip holster both open and conceal carry. One handed shooting. Weak handed shooting. Point shooting, close quarters shooting. double taps, triple taps.

Upon completion of this class you should have an understanding of where you need to improve and how to improve your handgun shooting ability. This is a one day class the cost is $80. (regular price $160) This class must be paid for in advance.Max. 6 students per class.
The next Next Step Class will be held on Oct. 30, 2019. This will be the last one of the year.

Shooting Skills Development Class   (New Class)

This class is designed to help you develop, improve and maintain your shooting skills and break bad habits. Great for beginner or experienced shooters. In the class we train on proper grip, hold, stance, sight alignment, sight picture with skill practice exercises on our indoor laser pistol range. Not just the how to but also the reason behind what you are doing. So you understand why you are doing what you are doing. We discuss real world situations you may find yourself in and the mindset you need to have to defend yourself. The class will be held from 6 pm to 8 pm. Introductory price is $30 This class must be paid for in advance.

Refresher Class:  (Recommended at least every two years)

The Refresher Class is for anyone that already has a valid TN Handgun Permit and/or wants to "sit in" on a class. The Refresher Class is available for only $25 on any date that we already have a Handgun Permit Class scheduled. Please note "Refresher Class" on the registration form.


Please see the list of scheduled classes below. Select a class on a date that you can attend. Then click on the "Registration" tab at the top of the page, scroll down to the registration form and fill it out. You will receive a confirmation e-mail after we are able to transfer your information to the class roster. Provided you provide us with a valid e-mail address. The confirmation e-mail is NOT automatically sent by the system. If you have a problem with the system please call 615-809-9692 to register over the phone, Thanks.

Please arrive at 7:10 am, Park in the main part of the parking lot to the right of our suite. Bring your unloaded handgun into the classroom. Leave all ammo and your cell phone in your car. 
If you have a Gift Certificate you must bring it with you on the day of the class. Please dress according to the weather as the range is outside. Please bring a folding chair to use at the range as seating it limited.
Please make sure your are available ALL DAY with NO schedule conflicts. 

Seats are limited! If for any reason you can't attend a class you signed up for please let us know ASAP by calling (615) 809-9692.
You can pay by credit card with the Pay Pal link on the registration page, by phone or in person (call before you come by) in advance of your class. Otherwise please bring cash on the day of the class. No checks, No e-checks, No credit card on the day of the class.

Thanks, Dennis

After you sign up for a class

After you sign up for a class go to the state's website and apply for your Handgun Carry Permit at: 
The state's system will immediately issue you an application number, it's all numbers no letters. Bring your application number with you to class (write it down or print it off). We need your application number to report your scores to the state. After we report your scores your application number you will use that number to get your permit from the state.