The Elk River Training Center is uniquely qualified to assess and tackle the risks of terror and crime. It has the people, the experience, and the advanced level of expertise necessary for assessing risks, mission planning and, most importantly, implementing strategic solutions.

At Elk River we utilize an interdisciplinary approach that is based on knowledge gained leading specialized professionals in each field of expertise in the United States and around the globe. Using our knowledge of homeland security and counter-terrorism, specialized training, risk management and technologically enhanced solutions, we are able to provide our clients with all the tools needed to ensure their personal security.

Training Courses

A full range of courses for the realities of today. Learn More


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Guest Instructor Program

Qualified professionals are invited to train clients at our facility. Learn More

Law Enforcement and Military Only Courses

Training for law enforcement, military and security personnel. Learn More

Facility Services

  • Shooting Ranges
  • Class Rooms
  • Pro Shop - (Coming Soon!)
  • Guest Instructor Program
  • Military, Law Enforcement and Security Training


OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: Wed to Sat. 10am to 6pm (Weather permitting)

  • TN Carry Permit Class - $35 (Women's only classes available. Contact us for upcoming dates or to schedule on for your group.)
  • Concealed Carry/Self Defense Fundamentals Course (USCCA Certification)
  • Combat Handgun Fundamentals Course
  • Advanced Handgun Fundamentals Course
  • Tactical Shotgun
  • Basic Carbine
  • Advanced Carbine
  • Basic Precision Rifle
  • Advanced Precision Rifle


  • Nov 6th - 1000 yard rifle workshop - $25 (Noon to 4pm)
  • Nov 9th - Athlon Optics Behind the Glass 1000 yard Challenge - Free Event (9am to 4pm)
  • Nov 16th - TN Handgun Carry Permit - $35
  • Nov 16th - NRA High Power Rifle Match - 100 yard reduced course - $20
  • Nov 20th - 1000 yard rifle workshop - $25 (Noon to 4pm)

SPECIALTY COURSES: (Mil/LE/Private Security)