TMP Firearms Training & Self-Defense: Empowering Lives Through Expertise

We believe in empowering lives through the expertise of fundamentals, by providing top-tier firearms safety training and self-defense education to confidently protect you and your family.

Our Classes

Discover a diverse range of essential skills and knowledge at TMP Firearms Training and Self-Defense. Our carefully crafted selection of classes is designed to equip you with the confidence and competence necessary to navigate real-world scenarios. From obtaining your Concealed Weapons Permit and mastering Basic Handgun Orientation, to perfecting Women’s Self-Defense techniques and ensuring Realtor Safety, our expertly tailored courses cater to various needs. For those seeking personalized instruction, our Private Instruction option offers a one-on-one learning experience that addresses your specific goals. Join us on a journey of empowerment, where you can acquire valuable skills that contribute to your safety and well-being.

Basic handgun orientation

Concealed Weapon Permit

CWP: Ladies Only

Women's Self Defense

Realtor Safety

CWP for Retired Officers

Gift Certificates Available!

Available in $50 and $100 denominations

Don’t know what to get your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day this year…..How about the gift of personal safety!  Sign your loved one up for one of our SC Concealed Weapons Permit (CWP) classes, Ladies Only SC Concealed Weapons Permit classes (LOCWP), a Basic Handgun Orientation class for beginners or how about just a private one-on-one shooting lesson to help that person with their confidence and accuracy.  TMP Firearms has gift certificates available for $50.00 and $100.00.  Purchase today!  

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About TMP

Meet Tina Perrone, a retired Connecticut State Trooper with an exceptional 29-year law enforcement career. From her extensive experience—12 years as a dedicated Patrol Trooper, 5 years as a skilled Patrol K-9 handler, and 9 years as a  Detective in the Central District Major Crime Squad—Tina brings unmatched expertise to TMP Firearms Training and Self-Defense. Her commitment to education is evident through 8 years at the Connecticut State Police Academy, where she instructed CSP Troopers and officers in crucial skills such as Taser use, Defensive Tactics, and more.

Tina’s 4-year role as a Firearms Instructor honed the skills of CSP Troopers and municipal officers in pistol, rifle, shotgun, and low-light certification. Her 6-year tenure at the Sig Sauer Firearms Academy, where she instructed in disciplines such as Semi-automatic Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, and Pistol Mounted Optics further demonstrates her expertise. Holding NRA Pistol Instructor, Range Safety Officer, and Pistol Permit/Concealed Weapons Permit certifications in Connecticut and South Carolina, Tina is a steadfast advocate for responsible gun ownership. With over 35 years in martial arts, including a First-degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do and Level one Krav Maga instructor certification, she empowers individuals to excel in self-defense and self-confidence. Over 11 years, Tina Perrone’s certified Firearms Instructor journey spanned three states—Connecticut, New Hampshire, and South Carolina—highlighting her dedication in the field of Firearms Training and Self-Defense.

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