Meet our Chief Instructor

chief instructor brian konzelman

A message from our Chief Instructor Brian Konzelman

  • NRA certified Pistol Instructor
  • NRA certified Range Safety Officer
  • NRA certified Refuse To Be A Victim instructor
  • Texas State DPS Certified Instructor, License to Carry Instructor
  • United States Concealed Carry certified instructor
  • Front Sight Distinguished Graduate, multiple certifications in both pistol and rifle
  • 45 years of experience shooting and training others to use guns
  • 39 years of college-level teaching experience
  • Certified Emergency Response Team trainer
  • EMR Emergency Medical Responder
  • CPR trained
Having a gun does not make you safer. Knowing how to handle your gun does.

Thank you for visiting our instructor webpage! I have lived in Central Texas on a small ranch for over 40 years. I love the culture, values, and healthy environment here. Guns have always been a normal part of our lives, and my family was raised to respect and safely use firearms for sport, recreation, as well as personal and home protection. My family are all proficient and well trained in safely owning and carrying a gun.

As a professor at a central Texas college for too many years, I have taught a variety of classes professionally and as a volunteer in the community for the past 45 years. I bring those years of teaching experience to my gun training classes, creating a positive learning environment that helps make the classes not only effective, but fun and entertaining for the students.

Family gun class

I look forward to each class, and work hard to be sure each student gets the most from their training. Knowing that these people, my students, can be safer, more confident, and have the knowledge, skills and attitude to safely carry and use their guns is very rewarding to me. I appreciate the opportunity to be able to help them in this way.

I do this because I love it!

I enjoy being able to teach small groups and private lessons with individuals, couples, families, friends and church groups. We can meet anywhere that is convenient for you, in your home or office, and then complete the live-fire portion of our lesson or class at one of our convenient shooting ranges just minutes from Waco. What a great way to make a memorable family event!

The decision to include a gun as one of the tools available for securing our homes and our safety is an important decision. Be sure you make the effort to learn how to safely use your firearm. Contact me and we will set up a class for you.

chief instructor with advanced training group

Brian with US GUNCLASS and USCCA instructors training at Front Sight, Nevada recommends U.S.LAWSHIELD membership to everyone that we train.

"I had to use a gun for self-defense. What do I do now?"

Join the U.S. LawShield family to have a lawyer on speed dial in your greatest time of need.

As a law-abiding gun owner, there’s a big reason why you chose to buy a firearm: to protect yourself and your family. You want to have peace of mind while keeping your family safe inside and outside of your home.

However, are you prepared for the legal aftermath if you do use your weapon? Even if you claim self-defense to the police, it can cost thousands upon thousands of dollars in legal fees to clear your name.

So, how do you carry a gun and avoid a plethora of legal costs in case you're forced to pull the trigger?

U.S. LawShield® offers concealed carry insurance for as low as $10.95 per month. This includes the AttorneyResponse 365® Emergency Hotline, where an Independent Program Attorney will answer your call any time you’re in a self-defense incident. Plus, all your attorneys' fees are completely covered for self-defense with your membership.


Cen Tex Gun Training llc serves the Central Texas Waco region, providing Gun Training classes, private and small group gun instruction and lessons, Texas license to carry, LTC CCL, concealed carry and home defense fundamentals classes. Schedule a custom Waco gun class or private class tailored to your family and friends at a home or location of your choice. Contact us with your ideas, questions, or suggestions!


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