Central Texas, North of Austin

Pistols, Petals, and Pearls, LLC and P3 Defense

I Am Just A Mom that Loves All Things Shooting, Gardening, and Jewelry

The Instructor and Courses offered


Tina Maldonado

  • —NRA Certified Instructor & Range Safety Officer
  • —Texas Dept. of Public Safety Certified License To Carry Instructor
  • Texas Dept. of Public Safety Certified School Safety Instructor
  • —International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) Safety Officer
  • —Student of Karl Rehn, Kathy Jackson, Massad Ayoob, Caleb Causey, Gordon Carrell, Randi Rogers, Tom Givens, & others
  • —Facilitator of the Austin area chapter of A Girl and A Gun Women’s Shooting League
  • —Part Time Assistant Instructor / Safety Officer at KR Training
  • —Competitive Shooter – IDPA, USPSA
  • Full Time – University of Texas (UT) employee

Texas License to Carry (LTC) Course:  

One Sunday of Each Month, January – October, plus other dates on request.   My classroom and range are just North of Austin. It is a quick drive for anyone coming from Austin, Round Rock, Cedar Park, Georgetown, Liberty Hill, or Florence.

  • $90 per Person plus Range Fees ($15.00).
  • Basic Safety and Pistol Course is half price if booked with LTC course.

Follow this link to get more information on the Texas LTC Course.

Private LTC Classes:

For Family, Friends, or Co-workers
Contact me to make arrangements and payment.

  • 1-4 people, $400 plus Range Fees
  • 5-6 people, $90 per Person plus Range Fees
  • 7-8 people, $85 per Person plus Range Fees

Rental Guns Available:  

Several options of pistols, $25 for gun rental that includes 60 rounds of ammo.

Basic Safety and Pistol Course:  

By Appointment Only

  • Individual: $100 plus Range Fee (min 90 minutes)
  • 2-3 people, $80/hr per person  plus Range Fees (approx. 30 minutes needed for class time plus range time)

Course Description: This course teaches basic safety, handgun operation, and proper shooting techniques. This level of knowledge is required to take my LTC course.

Private Lessons:  

By Appointment Only

  • Individual: $60/hr
  • 2-3 people, $60/hr for first person, $30/hr for each additional person plus Range Fees

Rental Guns Available:  

Several options of pistols, $25 for gun rental that includes 50 rounds of ammo.

Contact Tina: