Welcome to the National Protective Services Institute Training School.





NPSI remains open for License To Carry Handgun, Law Enforcement, Private Security, and Private training classes only. All other Instructor Led training courses are suspended until further notice. NPSI's online training remains unaffected.


Based in San Antonio, Texas, NPSI is the only area full-time firearm safety and shooting school, with a host of available classroom and online courses. NPSI has several NRA Training Counselors for NRA Firearms Instructor certifications and is a licensed Texas Private Security Program Academy for credentialing to support the protective services community. NPSI's Instructors are not only National Rifle Association (NRA) certified, but many hold multiple certifications and are recognized subject matter experts.

At NPSI, it is

Certification through TRAINING, not attending!


The Premier College for Protection Education and Training is now open! Get your Certificate in Security Management and Advanced Security Management through NPSI's Academics program. To enroll, or get more information, go to www.NPSIonline.net.


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You must be prepared to protect yourself and your family, which is why so many Texas and non-Texas residents turn to NPSI for Personal Protection and Firearm Safety classes, such as Texas License to Carry Handgun (LTC). NPSI teaches every subject included in Defensive Handgun Academys around the country. Getting your LTC in San Antonio has never been easier and we have a variety of schedules to fit your needs.

Beyond San Antonio LTC training, the NPSI instructional staff offers numerous classes for law enforcement personnel, private security personnel, and citizens interested in increasing their personal safety and defense abilities.  Classes include such topics as advanced concealed carry training, first aid/CPR training, self-defense/assault prevention, and active killer/active shooter response.  NPSI is recognized as one of the world's premier bodyguard training schools; not only can we train you to protect yourself, but we train professionals to protect others.  At NPSI, not only can we teach you the basics, but we can transition to the advanced personal defense classes you may require.  There are many other schools teaching the basics...but why stop there?  Train like your life depends on it!      

Texas License to Carry Handgun

National Protective Services Institute (NPSI) is home of the Texas License to Carry Handgun Proficiency, and your solution for crime prevention, first aid, firearms, and personal defense training. We offer more training than any other school in the San Antonio, TX area, and some classes that aren't offered anywhere else.  Our classes are taught at our facilities in San Antonio, or through our mobile classroom anywhere in the world.  We are your one-stop shop for your defense training needs.  Our classes cover a wide spectrum of defense training, and include (please review our course catalog for details):

  • Bodyguard Training (Executive Protection/Dignitary Protection) 
  • NRA/NRA Instructor 
  • Civilian Sport and Defense Training
  • Law Enforcement Training
  • Security Training 
  • Other Firearms Training 
  • License to Carry Handgun (LTC) Classes
  • First Aid Training
  • Women's Only classes
  • Self-Defense. This is NOT Martial Arts. This is winning!
  • Anti-terrorism/Counter-terrorism Training

EVERYDAY Training (by appointment)

  • FIRST Steps/Introduction to firearm(s)
  • Firearms Cleaning
  • Virtual Simulator Practice
  • One on One Sessions