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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!


Concealed Carry (CHL/CCW)

 We offer two options for students to satisfy Ohio Concealed Hangun License requirements:  Instructor-Led or Hybrid (Online + Range)

pistol skills

Pistol Skills I  

Don't stop training just because you have your CHL!  Take the next critical step to building confidence & skills to draw from the holster, clear weapon malfunctions & more.

Join us June 9th & June 10th as we host Chief Instructor Sharir Richman from Jerusalem, Israel to deliver a 2-day ICCS Pro Course at On Guard Defense Training Center.  Click here for course details & registration.  


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.

Made in the U.S.A.

On Guard Defense is proud to be a female-owned American small business.

We salute our active service members, our veterans and our first responders!

May God bless the U.S.A.

Contact Us

66211 Bethel Road
New Plymouth, Ohio  45654


Spring Hours:
By Appointment Only

Area Attractions

There is so much to see and do in the Hocking Hills region of Ohio, regardless of season.  Check out our favorites or hit to find places to stay & things to do during your visit.