The Instructors and Staff at Strategic Training Group, LLC welcome you to our training website. We are your one-stop shop for all your security guard training needs to include the OPOTC 20 hour semi-auto and 5 hour shotgun course, OC individual chemcial aerosol, tactical baton, defensive tactics and subject control.  We also offer CCW and red cross certification courses as well. We can customize a training program for your company, church, or neighborhood safety and security teams.  Call us TODAY at (614) 481-0777 for a free consultation.

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Custom Security Training

Supplement and customize your security team training program with essential private security academic courses.  Topics include: Ethics & Professionalism; Criminal Justice System; Homeland Security; Public Relations; Patrol Techniques; Loss Prevention; Crowd Control; Terrorism Awareness and much more. Click HERE for the complete list and descriptions.


In todays hostile environments, the private security officer needs to be highly trained and educated to effectively perform his/her duties.


Contact Dean at (614) 481-0777 for a FREE security training program consultation.



Upcoming Training



Firearms for the Protection Specialist

SATURDAY, 16 MAY 2020 - 0800-1700


This is a supplemental course to our "Introduction to Executive Protection" Course. Mr. Rick Colliver will be the guest instructor. Rick is an accomplished firearms and executive protection instructor. Rick wrote some of the executive protection industry standards in his book "Principal Protection; Lessons Learned."

This course incorporates practical principal protection scenarios utilizing unarmed defense and firearms skills. This is Protection Course, NOT a learn how to shoot course. You MUST have advanced proficiency skills with your handgun, especially drawing from a concealed carry. Proof of prior handgun proficiency may be required. Current US Military; Sworn LE Officers; Armed Security / Protection Specialists.

This is a physical course and you must be fit enough to perform the drills. Students will need to provide: 1) Baseball type cap with visor 2) Water and sunscreen 3) Sturdy shoes or boots (NO FLIP FLOPS OR SANDALS) 4) Serviceable firearm 5) Sturdy belt to attach a 6) Quality holster designed for the weapon carried 7) At least two extra magazines 8) Eye and ear protection 9) 300 Rounds of ammo 10) Personal needs/meds 11) Vest, jacket or other outer garment (all draws are from concealed carry)

​Range fees and targets are included in the cost. Advance registration is required. Call (614) 481-0777 with any questions or to schedule a training for your team.

Course Location: Briar Rabbit Shooting Sports - 2949 Granger Hill Road, Zanesville, OH 43701

Course Fee: $175.00 - STG Alumni - $125.00
Fee includes range fee, targets and lunch!

Click HERE to register TODAY!!!