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Winged Lion Firearms Training

Hope Ridgway

BACKGROUND: Civilian, Instructor

6 Years Instructing

PH: 832-525-9016

Available Courses

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Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals (TAR)
Basic, Concealed Carry Training, USCCA Courses, In Home Defense Training Basic
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License to Carry with Basic Drills
Learn the LAWS to becoming a responsible…
Intermediate, Concealed Carry Training, USCCA Courses Intermediate target icon

About Winged Lion Firearms Training

I am a well-regarded Certified Firearms Instructor with over 6 years’ experience teaching students how to be responsibly armed citizens. I am an accredited firearms instructor licensed with the Texas Department of Public Safety to teach License to Carry as well as the School Safety program.  I am also certified as an instructor with the United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA), and the National Rifle Association (NRA) in multiple disciplines.  I am based out of Houston, Texas, and enjoy making my students feel at ease while gaining confidence. 

Courses Taught

Concealed Carry Training, Basic, Intermediate, NRA Courses, USCCA Courses, Active Shooter Response Training, Women's Only Courses, Instructor Training Courses, Virtual Simulation certification icon


Certified License to Carry Instructor with State of Texas
School Safety Instructor with the State of Texas
USCCA Training Counselor - Conceal Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals
USCCA Certified Instructor - Conceal Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals
USCCA Certified Instructor - Women's Handgun and Self Defense Fundamentals
USCCA Certified Instructor - Counter the Mass Shooter Threat
USCCA Certified Instructor - Protector Academy
NRA Certified Instructor - Basic Pistol
NRA Certified Instructor - Basic Rifle
NRA Certified Instructor - Basic Shotgun
NRA Certified Instructor - Refuse to be a Victim
NRA Certified Instructor - Range Safety Officer cancellation policy icon


Cancellation Policy

Cancellation must be within 3 days of the scheduled class.

Reschedule Policy

You may reschedule up to 3 times. Please communicate with me and we can always work something out.

Refund Policy

No refunds provided within 3 days of scheduled class. waiver icon




WHEREAS, in consideration of being permitted to attend a course for instruction in firearms, for the instruction in firearms, for use of premises, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, Undersigned agrees to the following:

Undersigned agrees to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Winged Lion Firearms Training and/or Hope Ridgway (hereinafter referred to as “Instructor”), from any and all fault, liabilities, costs, expenses, claims, demands, or lawsuits arising out of, related to, or connected with: Undersigned; Undersigned’s presence on or use of the range, building, land, and premises (“Premises”); and, any and all acts or omissions of Undersigned.

Undersigned furthermore waives for himself/herself and for his/her executors, personal representatives, administrators, assignees, heirs, and any next of kin; any and all rights and claims for damages, losses, demands and any other actions or claims whatsoever, which he/she may have or which may arise against Instructor (including but not limited to the death of Undersigned and/or any and all injuries damages or illnesses suffered by Undersigned or Undersigned’s property), which may, in any way whatsoever, arise out of, be related to or be connected with: the course of instruction; the Premises, including any latent defect in the Premises; Undersigned’s presence on or use of said Premises; Undersigned’s property (whether or not entrusted to Instructor); and the discharge of firearms.  Instructor shall not be liable for, and Undersigned, on behalf of himself/herself and on behalf of his/her executors, personal representatives, administrators, assignees, heirs, and next of kin, hereby expressly releases the Instructor from any and all such claims and liabilities.

Undersigned hereby expressly assumes the risk of taking part in the course for instruction in firearms and taking part in the activities on the Premises, which include, but are not limited to, instruction in the use of firearms, the discharge of firearms and the firing of live ammunition.

Undersigned hereby acknowledges and agrees that Undersigned has read this instrument and understands its terms and is executing this instrument voluntarily. Undersigned furthermore hereby acknowledges and agrees that he/she has read, understand and will at all times abide by all range rules and procedures and any other rules and procedures stated by the Instructor.

Undersigned expressly agrees that this instrument is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by law, and that if any provision of this instrument is held invalid or otherwise unenforceable, the enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be impaired thereby.  No remedy, and each and every remedy shall be cumulative and shall be in addition to every other remedy now or hereafter existing at law or in equity or by statute or otherwise.  The election of anyone or more remedy hereunder by the Instructor shall not constitute any waiver of Instructor’s right to pursue other available remedies.  This instrument binds Undersigned and his/her executors, personal representatives, administrators, assignees, heirs and next of kin.

This Waiver shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of the State of Texas.  Venue for any disputes arising out of this Waiver shall exclusively be in the state and federal courts of Harris County, Texas. review icon

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