Handgun Training Specialists

Your One Stop for Training, firearms and Accessories

Training location- Bass Pro Shop, Auburn Hills, MI.



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  • Disclaimer notice: Handgun Training Specialist (HGTS) is an outside provider of training that uses the Bass Pro Facility.  We are not employed by or act as an agent for Bass Pro Shops.  Our office is located in Rochester Hill, Mi, 248-844-8274


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    Select Your Training Program Here


    The classes are listed in a logical order of progression considering a person that has little to no handgun experience.


    It is not necessary to take all programs as listed.  You may select one or more to fit your needs.


    Registration and payment is on the class web page.


    Handgun Purchase Decision Making - learn how to select the handgun to fit your needs


    Basic Handgun for new shooters and concealed pistol development skills.


    Concealed Pistol Class   Small classes with personal attention to applicant training


    Semi Auto  basic and advance semi handgun operation and shooting skill


    Concealed Pistol Renewal select from five programs to fit your needs.


    Concealed Carry Self Defense: Learn the practical and tactical skills necessary to carry and use a handgun for self defense.


     Shotgun  Basic and self defense training.


    Shooting Simulator  practical and tactical skills that apply to a variety of individual needs.



     Note: all programs can be scheduled for individual or private group training.


    Need more information - Access our class information request form here or call  248-309-9579

    Welcome to Handgun Training Specialist (HGTS) 


    A division of Protect Systems Training Academy Inc.

    Office, development and testing facilities are located in Rochester Hills MI.


    Training  facility  located  at The Out Door World Bass Pro Shop, Great Lakes Crossing mall in Auburn Hills Mi.


    Some of the reasons you will select HGTS for your next class

    One stop full service experience. We provide the student with a  Classroom, range, simulated shooting programs, firearms sales, accessories.  Restaurants and over night hotel accommodations on sight.


    Computer based class preparation training programs    Extend your training time, increase your knowledge without increasing costs.


    Shooting Skill Development Training Method  Experience the advantage of our blended learn process that will help you reach your objectives in a cost effective and organized manner.


    Small classes with special attention to the students needs is one of the guiding principles of our training philosophy.


    Reality based shooting simulator.  Take your skills beyond shooting at a paper target with our  practical and tactical shooting skills training.


    Training programs are presented on a  90 day rotating schedule that will allow the user to select an event most compatible with their life style.  


     Private training sessions Training can be arranged for those who require or prefer the advantages of  the private (for you and your group) training environment.


  • June 2018

    Saturday 16, ccw class

    Saturday, 23 ccw class

    Wednesday, 27 ccw

    July 2018 New program introduction

    Saturday 14 - Semi auto Handgun

    Sunday 15  - CCW class

    Wednesday 25 CCW class

    Saturday 28 - CCW class

    August 2018  New training programs

    Thursday 2nd - Monday 6
    Shooting Simulator
    5 day event
    program Introduction and demonstration

    Saturday  11 - ccw
    Sunday     12-  Semi Auto Handgun

    Saturday  18 - CCW
    Saturday   25 - Semi Auto handgun



  • Student Support Section

  • See how our blended learning support structure will help assure your training success

  •     Our blended training  procedure includes the use of web based training, classroom, live fire and simulated
  • practical and tactical training not allowed in live fire ranges.

 There are three processes that play an important part of the training experience:              

1)  Our exclusive class preparation program
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 Preparation programs are designed to introduce the class content and provide the student with HeadStart study material.  

Class registration allows you access to the preparation program.


2) The SSDT Shooting Skill Development Training Process - Read More

   The method of training that creates organized an program with reliable results


3) Our EZ  registration and attendance procedure - read more

Designed to make it a stress free training experience 



Our Most Used Websites  will be a useful guide to important information

Michigan State Police web site



Homeland Security

US Customs and Border Patrol





  • Handgun Training Specialists    248-844-8274