HEAT Defensive Firearms Training

HEAT Defensive Firearms Training

5.0 (1)
3 hires on Lessons.com
2 employees
1 years in business

About this pro

HEAT Defensive Firearms Training focused on gun competency training and we provide a detailed, step by step introduction to firearms for the everyday civilian.

I enjoy teaching the basics to beginners and watching them immediately improve their skills.

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Houston, TX 77079
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  • Tony Bennett

    Mike was recommended by a friend. I needed an instructor to teach me the basics. He took his time and got me on target very fast. I'm glad I booked him.

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I assess your familiarity with firearms and start with the basics.  We will always review safe gun handling fundamentals as a baseline.  During the live-fire session, I will work to give 1:1 instruction to get your shot on target.  I also introduce new elements of shooting to help you stay on target in different situations.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

NRA Certified Basic Pistol Instructor

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Private Lessons start at $75/hr

How did you get started teaching?

I became a teacher after being approached by a fellow instructor.  He suggested that I became certified because of my shooting skills.  I'm also a professional college instructor, so that exper always helped me create an objective based curriculum that benefits my students.

What types of students have you worked with?

I have worked with students of all proficiency levels.  Whether you've owned a gun for years or have never touched one, I can teach how to gain confidence with handling a firearm.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

My first Handgun First Steps course was a great success.  It was a small course and they became a close knit group that shoots together.  It was a great experience.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Make sure that the teachings pass the test of practicality.  Recreational and tactical shooting advice should always make sense.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Are they any reasons that I can't participate safely in a gun course?

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