The Beginner`s Guide


The Beginner`s Guide. Where do I begin?

This service is for someone wanting to purchase a handgun or is new to handguns and have questions. We will schedule an appointment with you and discuss your options on handgun selection, safety in the home, how to maintain a handgun and help you make a good plan. The next step is to get you on the range in our Basic Handgun Class.

We are a reliable and trusted source for information.


Subjects covered:

  • Handgun selection
  • Firearms safety in the home
  • Handgun maintenance
  • Safe storage
  • Texas law
  • Self defense plan

 Contact us now for prices and availability.


About the Instructor

Paul Urias, paul@guardiantrainingagency.com

Paul is a local law enforcement officer with 25 years’ experience. He is a former SWAT member and is a certified Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor, Texas License to Carry Handgun Instructor, NRA Instructor and Range Safety Officer. Paul`s training techniques are based on his various training and law enforcement experience. Paul co-founded Guardian Training Agency with the belief that training should be exciting, relevant and realistic. Paul is knowledgeable in self-defense, mindset techniques and is a certified Glock handgun and AR-15 rifle armorer. Paul serves on the Safety Committee at Midland Shooters Association. To continue with his training, Paul recently completed a Dark Angel Medical and ALICE response to active shooter class.

*Guardian Training Agency reserves the right to refuse our services to anyone if we have reason to believe there is a safety concern.