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Corporate & Group Events

Make your next special event one to remember with a team-building shooting activity tailored to your needs!

pistol skills

Pistol Skills I  

Don't stop training just because you have your CHL!  Take the next critical step to learn how to draw from a holster, how to clear common weapons malfunctions & test how you'll respond in a stressful situation.

Israeli Contact Combat System (ICCS) Chief Instructor Sharir Richman will be back at On Guard Defense Training Center to deliver more fun with Krav Maga & guns on November 10 &11!! More details to follow...  


Women On Target®

Attention Ladies!!  Join us for our next NRA Women on Target Instructional Shooting Clinic to learn about pistols & rifles.


Demystifying the AR-15 

Ban the AR-15!!!  Before you jump on that bandwagon, join us at this workshop to learn what is different about the AR-15 compared to other rifles and decide for yourself whether or not this tool should be banned.


    Course Schedule

Browse our course offerings and register for classes.

Why Do Customers Choose On Guard Defense?


Safety comes first!  Our team takes every precaution to ensure a safe learning environment for everyone. 


Our team consists of highly experienced & certified instructors - including military vets &/or former LEOs.


We want to provide you the biggest bang for your buck.  We refuse to cut corners & strive to keep our prices affordable.


Life is not worth living if you're not going to have fun!  There is a lot to learn but we have a great time doing it together.

Contact Us

66211 Bethel Road
New Plymouth, Ohio  45654

(740) 596-1984

Spring Hours:
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Area Attractions

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