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Managers: Ray & Cherrie Barron
Physical Address: 15680 CR 426 (Willow Branch Road and I-20) Lindale, TX 75771
Mailing Address: 16482 CR 431 Lindale, TX 75771
Phone: 903-539-2610
Email: freedomdefense1@yahoo.com


“Our mission at FDT is to train citizens to safely and effectively protect themselves and those they care about. To equip Law Enforcement and Private Security Professionals with the skills and tactics they need to survive in hostile situations and go home safe. With the instructors backgrounds in military, law enforcement, security,  and personal defense, we bring a wide range of knowledge and experience to the classroom and range. If you don’t see a particular class that meets your needs we can customize and create training to fit your needs for private instruction, church teams or groups,business/corporate settings, mission/relief teams, or special events.”

Please contact us with any questions or concerns you have.


RAY BARRON Instructor KEITH MILLER Co-Instructor MATT FLANARY Instructor
Certified NRA Instructor (#161668482) NRA Range Safety Officer Standing Member of The International Tae Kwon Do Federation
NRA Range Safety Officer Certified DPS CHL Instructor (#01688737) Certified Tae Kwon Do Instructor
Certified DPS CHL Instructor (#01892011) 3rd Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do
Texas Hunters Safety (#022317) TST Combatives Founder and Owner
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CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSING CLASSES

  • Beginner Handgun Course
  • Texas Concealed Handgun Course

CERTIFIED NRA CLASSES OFFERED

  • NRA FIRST Steps Pistol Orientation
  • NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course
  • NRA FIRST Steps Rifle Orientation
  • NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course
  • NRA Home Firearm Safety Course
  • NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course
  • NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home Course
  • NRA Range Safety Officer Certification

ADVANCED TRAINING COURSES

  • Advanced Concealed Carry
  • Home Defense & Contingency Planning
  • Defensive Handgun Course 1
  • Defensive Handgun Course 2
  • Level 3/Stress Pistol
  • Low Light/Night Shooting
  • Combined Skills Defensive Class
  • Defensive Shotgun
  • Weapons Disarmament & Retention Training
  • Vehicle Defense
  • Women’s/Children Personal Defense Instruction

FORCE ON FORCE/REAL WORLD TRAINING

  • Simunitions Real World Training
  • Non-Lethal Personal Defense

YOUTH TRAINING COURSES

  • Outdoor Skills Training
  • Personal Defense Training (Age 5 – 17)

HUNTER EDUCATION COURSES

  •  Texas Hunter Education

SEMINARS

  • NRA Refuse To Be A Victim® Course
  • Victim Prevention Training (Non-Shooting Course)

NON-LETHAL PERSONAL DEFENSE

  • Basic Class
  • Private Basic Class
  • Intermediate Class
  • Private Intermediate Class

FIREARMS FOR RENT:

 

  • Firearms are available for rent for all classes offered at a rate of $25 per firearm.

TESTIMONIALS:

 

“Very professional and informative, excellent instruction…”Charles S.

“I enjoyed all the training I received. I feel I have the training I need to protect myself if I have to.” Barbara L.

“Excellent training,enjoyed all of it.” Bruce T.

“Very personal, learned a lot and feel very confident in handling my gun.” Natalie H.

“Training was excellent,left knowing how to safely defend ourselves if needed.”

“I would recommend Freedom Defense to anyone. They really care about you as the student and what they do.” Jason L.

“After all the training and CHL class, I feel confident in handling my gun and defending myself.”