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Heaven South Firearms Training

Ken Franklin

BACKGROUND: Former Law Enforcement, Instructor

3 Years Instructing

PH: 972 837 3636

Available Courses

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CCW-Carrying a Concealed Weapon
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Basic, Concealed Carry Training Basic
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NRA Basic Pistol
An opportunity for all to learn about th…
Basic Basic
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NRA Basic Rifle Course
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Rifle N/A
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Women's Basic Pistol
USCCA’s “Women’s Handgun & Self-Defense…
Basic, USCCA Courses, Women's Only Courses Basic
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About Heaven South Firearms Training

Ken Franklin, Owner – Heaven South Firearms Training and proud resident of Leonard, TX.

I strive to use my past and present experience as both a sworn law enforcement officer, instructor and teacher, to present comprehensive training in a thorough, but easy to understand method.  I value my students and learn from them as they learn from me.  I value hard work and will make sure you get the best training possible. I have been a gun enthusiast for the majority of my lifetime.  I am a staunch supporter of the Second Amendment, a true red, white and blue patriot, and a firm believer in traditional values and the Constitution of our country.

I began my law enforcement career in 1984 working as a police explorer and then a police cadet.  I attended the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Academy and graduated to become a Deputy Sheriff with the distinguished Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.  I continued my work as a sworn police officer and honorably retired in 2005 due to an on the job injury.  My assignments were varied and included patrol, training officer, defensive tactics instructor, DARE Instructor, Supervisor and narcotics expert.

After retirement I worked as a law enforcement officer trainer for the San Bernardino County Sheriff's department in firearms/range, advanced officer training and advanced driver training.  In 2010, I relocated to the State of Texas, which I proudly call home today.  I am a certified NRA Instructor, firearms instructor, refuse to be a victim instructor and emergency preparedness instructor.

I look forward to providing you with top notch training and building a lifetime relationship to help us all stay safe.



Courses Taught

Basic, Intermediate, NRA Courses, In Home Defense Training, Scenario Based Training, Virtual Simulation

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Certified NRA Pistol INstructor

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