A Triggered Response

About Us

We train hard to train you!

The ATR staff travels througout the country training with the best and most reputable firearms, defense, and law experts to bring you effective and affordable training and firearms and personal protection.
We bring back training from:
Gunsite Academy.
Sig Sauer Academy.
Rangemaster -    Tom Givens
Handgun Combatives -
                           Dave Spaulding
MAG-                   Massad Ayoob

SHIVWORKS-   Craig Douglas
DTI                            John Farnam
The Law of Self-Defense
                           Andrew Branca
and many more!


We bring that training back to you.  We are the greater Hickory, NC's local resource for Handgun and defense training, from beginner to advanced.


COME TRAIN WITH US!

OUR TEAM

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KEITH HARPER:  OWNER,  CHIEF INSTRUCTOR

RANGEMASTER CERTIFIED ADVANCED FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR
NRA CERTIFIED ADVANCED PISTOL INSTRUCTOR
NORTH CAROLINA CERTIFIED CONCEALED CARRY HANDGUN INSTRUCTOR
NRA CERTIFIED PERSONAL PROTECTIONIN THE HOME INSTRUCTOR
NRA CERTIFIED PERSONAL PROTECTION OUTSIDE THE HOME INSTRUCTOR
NRA CERTIFIED REFUSE TO BE A VICTIM INSTRUCTOR
NRA CERTIFIED RANGE SAFETY OFFICER
NRA CERTIFIED BASIC PISTOL INSTRUCTOR

JENNIFER HARPER:  Manager

ATR  Training Coordinator

ATR Chief Fianancial officer

NRA Certified Range Safety Officer

BRIAN WHITE:

NRA CERTIFIED PISTOL INSTRUCTOR
NRA CERTIFIED RANGE SAFETY OFFICER
USMC VETERAN 

THOMAS CHAMBERS:

NC CONCEALED CARRY INSTRUCTOR
NRA CERTIFIED PISTOL INSTRUCTOR
NRA CERTIFIED RIFLE INSTRUCTOR
NRA CERTIFIED RANGE SAFETY OFFICER

BRAD LASECKI:

NRA CERTIFIED PISTOL INSTRUCTOR

NRA CERTIFIED RIFLE INSTRUCTOR
NRA CERTIFIED SHOTGUN INSTRUCTOR
USMC VETERAN