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More About Terence Painter

Firearms Instructor and NRA Training Counselor

Terence became a Texas Handgun License Instructor in 2009, and has trained more than 1100 students in this discipline.  In 2012 he became an NRA Firearms Instructor as well.  Trained to teach Rifle, Pistol, Shotgun and Muzzleloader.  In 2012 he also became a Chief Range Safety Officer and added teaching Range Safety Officer training as well.  In 2016 Terence and his wife Neta became trained to teach Texas Hunter Education classes.  These classes are offered as a community service and to further the love of hunting in today’s youth.  April 2018 Terence added Refuse To Be A Victim to his course selection.  June of 2018 Terence became an NRA Training Counselor able to train NRA Instructors in all disciplines that he currently instructs in.

October 2018 he was trained by Texas DPS in School Safety Instruction

May 2020 NRA CCW Instructor credentials were added to the list of abilities

July 2020 Added NRA Metallic Cartridge Reloading Instructor

December 2020 added Personal Protection Outside the Home Instructor

2021 Asked to fill a position as one of NRA's State Training Counselor Liaison

2022 Filled the position of North East Texas Regional Director for Texas State Rifle Association, TSRA

2023 Voted in as NE Texas Regional Director for TSRA, officially on the board of directors

May 2022 UTM Force on Force Instructor was added, and plans are being made to add this to the course offerings of PFTI starting June 2023

December 2023 Added Home Firearms Safety Instructor

Neta Painter

Neta Painter has become a major part of our training staff.   Neta began assisting me as my Range Safety Officer January 2016, and later that year Texas Hunter Ed Instructor.  She became a NRA Muzzleloading Instructor July 2018, and NRA Pistol Instructor April 2019.  She added NRA Rifle Instructor May 2020.  The most important accomplishment was November 2020 when she became a Texas DPS Certified License To Carry Instructor.

She added NRA CCW Instructor May 2021

Shotgun Instructor was added January 2023

She will added Chief Range Safety Officer May 2023

Home Firearms Safety Instructor December 2023

Rebecca Painter

First joined the team in 2017 as an TPWD Assistant Hunter Ed Instructor

2019 Rebecca was granted the title of NRA Apprentice Pistol Instructor

2020 She added NRA Rifle Apprentice Instructor

2021 She advanced to Assistant Instructor in each of the NRA Disciplines

2023 She added Muzzleloading Assistant Instructor

Currently a Senior at University of North Texas studying Early Education


Caleb Painter

Caleb joined the team as an Assistant Hunter Ed Instructor in 2017.  April of 2022 Caleb added NRA Pistol Instructor, and in May he added UTM Force on Force Instructor.  In September 2022 NRA Rifle Instructor followed by NRA Shotgun Instructor in January of 2023

Finally he added Chief Range Safety Officer in May of 2023

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