Eight-Hour Tennessee Handgun-Carry-Permit Course for One at Direct Hit Shooting Academy (Up to 50% Off)

Direct Hit Shooting Academy

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In a Nutshell

Meet the requirements to qualify for a Tennessee handgun-carry permit through classroom instruction and practice at an outdoor range

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Nov 25, 2016. Amount paid never expires. Online reservation required at Godirecthit.com. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Can be purchased every 90 days. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Each student is responsible to pay $8 range fee on the day of the course. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

Courses begin with four hours of in-classroom instruction, during which a NRA-certified instructor covers the skills needed to obtain a State of Tennessee handgun-carry permit. Groups then qualify at range with 50 rounds of ammunition. Participants must wear closed-toe shoes, weather-appropriate clothing, eye protection, and ear protection, and they should bring a reliable handgun with 50 rounds of ammunition (all guns must pass a safety inspection).

The eight-hour course includes a break for lunch. Participants should bring lunch as they will not be permitted to leave facility until course completion.

Direct Hit Shooting Academy

The Range

Direct Hit Shooting Academy utilizes an outdoor shooting range.

At a Glance

Gordon Ray Holland, Jr., a US Army veteran and Direct Hit Shooting Academy's resident instructor, has spent more then 30 years working with firearms. Over those decades, Mr. Holland secured certifications from the State of Tennessee as well as the National Rifle Association. This expertise shines through at Direct Hit Shooting Academy, where he teaches basic pistol use, defensive shooting, and how to obtain conceal-carry permits. During these courses, Mr. Holland combines lecture-based sessions with hands-on instruction.

Customer Reviews

68 Ratings

Nice drive thru the country to get there. Gordon and Brandy were very nice and knew their stuff. Enjoyed the class!
Lori S. · October 27, 2014
Very thorough overview of handgun care, use, and laws of Tennessee with a very experienced and knowledgeable instructor. Safety was the number one priority in the class and at the range. Highly recommend this course.
Kris S. · October 11, 2014
Excellent job!
Josh L. · May 7, 2013
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    Direct Hit Shooting Academy

    2327 Rifle Range Rd.

    Knoxville, TN 37918


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