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Premier Shooting and Training Center is the Cincinnati region's destination Shooting Range and Training Center. With a robust retail store and a unique "Try Before You Buy" policy, Premier Shooting and Training Center is the most comprehensive facility of its kind in Southwest Ohio. Whether you're looking for a quality gun range, informative CCW or Concealed Carry class or Martial Arts Training, Premier has something for you!

Owners of Premier Shooting & Training Center Ohio Owners Tommie and Myron Rowland welcome you to Premier!


At Premier Shooting and Training, we strive to provide our clients, members and visitors with a truly unique experience. We host events, have specials like Ladies Night Out, and stay up to date on the latest information in the world of shooting and training. Check out some of our latest events and news below!



We now have an Albino Catfish swimming around our fishing pond....anyone who catches it wins a free   Read more »

Welcome A NEW Premier Team Member!

Premier Shooting & Training Center is excited to welcome Athletic/Personal Trainer, Julie Lindbl  Read more »

Ready to Fish at Premier? Here’s How!

We are excited to expand our fishing options this summer. We are now offering fishing memberships, a  Read more »

Sean Maloney Discusses Changes to CCW Law in Ohio

Monday, March 20 Premier featured a free clinic from Sean Maloney on the changes that are taking pla  Read more »

Changes Coming to Ohio’s Concealed Carry Law!

From Our Friends at Buckeye Firearms: Buckeye Firearms Association is pleased to announced that cha  Read more »

Anniversary Week!

Premier Shooting & Training Center's FIRST ANNIVERSARY is just around the corner! We are so grat  Read more »


Senior Special

Adults aged 55 and over are invited to come out on Mondays between 11:  Read more »

Tactical Tuesdays

Join us every Tuesday evening from 7:00-8:30 PM to improve your Marksm  Read more »

Power Lunch

Every Tuesday and Wednesday we have an awesome Power Lunch special fea  Read more »

Ladies Night

Join us from 5-9PM on Thursdays for Ladies Night at the range! Half of  Read more »

Date Night

Every Friday from 5pm-9pm is Date Night at Premier! Come with your si  Read more »

Premier Shooting Events


Looking for the perfect venue to host your next birthday party, corporate retreat, or bachelor/bachelorette party in Cincinnati? Let Premier Shooting and Training put together something special for your group! Our team will consult with you to ensure that every aspect of your event is thought through!

Premier is perfect for any event, including:
• Private Rooms
• Group Events
• Corporate Events
• Team Building Experiences
• Group Self Defense
• Birthday Party
• Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties

Interested in having an event at Premier? Call us today at 513-342-5840!


Join us for a FREE CLINIC on Thursday, July 13th from 6:30-7:30. The topic is Lethal Force and th  Read more »

Another GREAT Seminar From Sean Maloney  

Check out this video from Sean Maloney's EXCELLENT seminar he gave at Premier on April 3, 2017. Anot  Read more »

FREE CLINIC! March 20  

We're excited to offer another FREE CLINIC on Monday, March 20th! The clinic begins at 7:00 PM a  Read more »


At Premier Shooting and Training, we understand that one of the most important parts of our members and clients experiences is their interactions and partnerships with our team members. We know that we’ve put together a team, from the top down, which is best suited to meet our clients’ needs. Our staff is experienced, knowledgeable and ready to assist anyone who walks through our doors. Our instructors are highly trained in their fields and are among the best in their industry. Get to know our staff-we think you’ll be impressed!

General Manager James Lentz at PSTC

James Lentz (Jim), General Manager

Jim has over 20 years of experience in martial arts, self-defense and personal training in addition to private investigative and security fields. Jim is a certified NRA Instructor. Jim has attended and is certified in numerous specialty schools, only a few listed below: NRA Certified Firearms Instructor – CCW (Conceal Carry Weapons) Instructor Kenpo Jiu Jitsu Instructor 2nd Degree Black Belt (Nidan) Shootfighting Instructor (Kiha-Go) Hojutsu 1st degree Black Belt (Shodan) Lecturer for Women’s Self Defense Programs Extensive Wrestling and Military Combatives Knowledge Jim served 6 years in the U.S Marine Corps Reserve as a Military Policeman. He attended the University of Cincinnati majoring in criminal justice.


With a location in the heart of West Chester’s growing recreational area,
Premier Shooting & Training Center offers the area’s finest gun range, combined
with unsurpassed classes in Martial Arts, Concealed Carry / CCW Classes and armed protection.

No other facility in the Cincinnati area brings this winning combination under one roof.

fishing lake PSTC

Our fishing lake is one of our great member benefits!
Valuable Partnership 88 Tactical is our training partner.


We are proud to partner with some of the leading industry experts. We value our partners and work hard to maintain relationships with them. Check them out below!

Well Armed Woman - Partner

Well Armed Woman

Second Call Defense - Partner

Second Call Defense

Second Call Defense - Partner

Butler County Visitor’s Bureau

Butler County Visitor’s Bureau - Partner

West Chester-Liberty Chamber of Commerce

National Shooting Sports Foundation - Partner

Thanks to the National Shooting Sports Foundation for being a partner!

Buckeye Firearms - Partner

Buckeye Firearms is a Premier Partner!

88-Tactical of Southwest Ohio - Partner

We’re proud partners with 88-Tactical and 88-Tactical of Southwest Ohio!

Gun Range - PSTC


Best Gun Store in Ohio

Premiers shooting training center

Premier Shooting and Training Center houses a sophisticated shooting range that is unlike any in the Cincinnati area, creating a go-to shooting destination for both new and experienced shooting enthusiasts alike. Premier is uniquely designed and we’re sure once you check out our shooting range features below, you’ll be blown away!

Range Features:

Impressive 20 bay range

Range Safety Officers always on duty

State of the art ventilation system that continually purifies the air in the range, ensuring lowest possible lead contamination

Combat walls in our tactical bay, giving our shooters the ability to shoot 180 degrees.

Low light training in our tactical bay

Best lit range in the Cincinnati area

Sound proof walls

User-friendly target retrieval system

Safe shooting environment

Large selection of guns for rental

Gun Range Rates - PSTC


  • $12Half hour Range Time
  • $20Full hour Range Time
  • $5Second Shooter
  • $3Liability Waiver (Renew 365 days)
  • $10Handgun Rentals
  • $15Long Gun Rentals
  • $3Ear Protection Rental
  • $0.50Ear Plugs
  • $2.50Eye Protection to Keep
Firearms & Guns for Shooting


We have an extensive list of guns that can be rented for shooting. We also offer a “Try Before You Buy” program on many of our retail firearms. Please find a partial list of our gun rentals below:

Hand Gun Rentals: $10

  • Beretta .22LR Mod. U22 Neos
  • Beretta Pico .380
  • S & W Victory .22
  • Ruger LCP .380
  • S&W Bodyguard Crimson Trace 380
  • S & W Bodyguard 380 Auto
  • Beretta Nano 9mm
  • Glock 43 9mm
  • Sig Sauer p938
  • S&W M&P 9 Shield 9mm
  • HK P30SK 9mm
  • S&W M&P 9c 9mm
  • Springfield Compact 9mm
  • Glock 19 9mm
  • Beretta PX4 Storm 9mm
  • HK USP 9mm
  • Springfield XD Tactical 9mm
  • Beretta 92 FS 9mm
  • HK P30L 9mm
  • Beretta 92A1 9mm
  • S&W SD9VE 9mm
  • Beretta 92 FS 9mm
  • S&W M&P Pro Core 9mm
  • S&W M&P 9mm
  • Kahr MK40 40 cal
  • S&W Shield 40 cal
  • FNH FNX-40 40 cal
  • Beretta 96A1 40 cal
  • Kahr P45 45 Auto
  • FNH FNX-45 45 Auto
  • HK USP Tactical 45 Auto
  • Heizer Parl .45 colt single shot
  • Ruger SP101 .357
  • Heizer Parl .223 single shot

Long Gun Rentals: $15

  • Faxon ARAK21
  • Springfield M1A 308 Win
  • Beretta ARX100 5.56
  • Ruger 10/22 .22LR Semi Auto
  • Hi Point Model 995 9mm
  • Hi Point Model 4095 40 SW Scope (Red Dot)
  • Savage 22LR Bolt Action
  • FNH FN-15 5.56


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Range Rules

– ALWAYS keep your finger out of the trigger guard and off the trigger until ready to fire

– Eye and ear protection must be worn at all times while on the range

– All range commands must be followed immediately. When hearing the command “cease fire” immediately stop shooting, place the firearm on the bench pointed down range and step back away from the firing line.

– If you experience a stoppage or malfunction, keep the muzzle pointed downrange before seeking assistance. Do not remove the firearm from the shooting stall until range staff has cleared the weapon

– There will be no loaded firearms behind the firing line

– Children (under 18) must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian at all times. Children must be tall enough to safely shoot over the bench in the shooting stall.

-Must be 21 or older to rent or purchase a firearm.

– Firing at anything other than your own target is prohibited. Firing a shot that results in damage to the range may result in a repair fee and/or dismissal from the range

– Do not shoot the floor, ceiling, or walls of the range

– Firearms approved for range usage are handguns up to .50 caliber, rifles up to 7.62/308 and shotguns with 00 Buck or single projectiles (slugs), NO pistol grip only shotguns or firing from the hip is permitted

– Tracer, armor piercing, and steel core ammunition are not allowed on the range. Range staff has the right to inspect and prohibit any ammunition they deem as inappropriate for the range

– There will be no more than two shooters per shooting stall unless authorized by a Range Safety Officer

– No food or drink is permitted on the range


Firearmed Store at Ohio

Gun Store & Shooting Center Cincinnati

No Regrets Policy!

Our “No Regrets” policy is unlike any in the area. We’re proud of our products and want to ensure you’re satisfied with your purchase at Premier. Come by today and find out more about this policy!

Premier Shooting and Training Center’s retail floor is designed with our customer in mind. We are here to provide our customers with both quality products and educated solutions, tailored to their unique set of needs. We understand that our customers require more than a “one size fits all” mentality when shopping for the products we offer. We proudly take the time necessary to find the right items for each person who comes to Premier’s retail store.

Retail Features:

  • Holsters
  • Custom fittings
  • Practical self defense options
  • TRY BEFORE YOU BUY PROGRAM! We offer a large selection of firearms that qualify for our Try Before You Buy Program. We let you try your gun before your buy it, ensuring you’re purchasing the best weapon for you and your needs!
Accessories - Shooting Training Center


Our retail store is designed to meet any firearm, ammo or accessory need of our clients. Our expansive store has firearms, knives, holsters, ammunition, clothing and more. Our sales team is knowledgeable and ready to assist our clients with fittings, weapon suggestions and any questions and concerns that our clients may have. We stock hard to find items and have a unique “Try Before You Buy” policy. Come see what we offer today!

Try Before you Buy!

We offer a unique “Try Before You Buy” policy! Stop by the retail store today to get more information on this program!

Armorer services - PSTC


Basic Cleaning:

  • Handgun $20*
  • Rifle $25*
*Includes barrel, chamber, breech/bolt, firing pin, and extractor

Detailed Cleaning and Technical Inspection:

  • Handgun- $30* (Some models may vary)
  • Rifle (bolt action &semi-auto)- $35*
*Includes basic cleaning plus inspecting firing mechanism and springs for any worn or broken parts.

Parts Replacement: Current parts cost + Labor

Rifle Scope Mounting: $30*

*Includes level and boresighting
**Does not include rings, mounts, or shims. (All makes & models may not apply)


Women Carry Bag - Accessories


We have a very special  Product Spotlight that we are proud to offer…..Our First Responders Membership! This membership offers no range fees, priority lane assignments by reservation, 1/2 off select training classes, free firearm rental and more!


Premier Shooting and Training Center is proud to offer a full spectrum of classes and lessons,both
armed and unarmed, for clients of all experience levels. We are a unique facility, combining martial
arts training and classes with armed offerings, including Firearms I and II and more. No facility in
the Cincinnati area offers the variety of training classes that we do. Explore our classes and sign
up today!

Armed Training Courses

Armed Training Courses - PSTC

Armed Training Courses

Armed Training Courses

Armed Training Courses

Armed Training Courses

Armed Training Courses


At Premier Shooting and Training Center, we have dedicated ourselves to providing the best armed training courses in the area. To ensure we are delivering on this mission, we have teamed with the renowned tactical trainers at 88 Tactical, who teach many of our armed training courses.

88 Tactical-Southwest Ohio is comprised of truly the best and the brightest in tactical training. 88 Tactical-Southwest Ohio is lead by Phil Chaney. Phil is a retired Marine Chief Warrant Officer 3 and decorated combat veteran with over 25 years of specialized training and instruction. He brings a unique blend of both combat experience and formal special skills instructor qualifications.

Check out some of the courses offered at Premier Shooting and Training Center!

Conceal and Carry Class $125
Our conceal carry classes meet Ohio state law requirements. You Receive:

    • 6 Hours of classroom instruction and an exam covering the following:
      • The rules for safe handling of a handgun
      • Proper storage practices for handguns and ammunition
      • How to Handle ammunition in a safe manner
      • Knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to shoot a handgun in a safe manner
      • Gun-handling
    • 2 Hours of handgun training including live fire on the range
    • A test of physical competency demonstrating safe gun handling and gun storage
    • An appraisal of your attitude toward shooting a gun in a safe manner
    • An Ohio Concealed Carry Permit Book
    • Instructions for filing an application
    • Lunch provided
    • Range time provided
    • Certification of course completion

Handgun Foundations $99
Handgun foundations introduces “new shooters” to safe use, storage and operation of a handgun. The class consists of lecture, demonstration, dry fire practice consisting of loading and unloading, trigger manipulation and sight alignment. This course will include a familiarization fire consisting of ten rounds under direction of the instructor with a rental firearm.

Handgun I $120
Handgun I covers Fundamentals of Marksmanship, Mindset and establishes a solid foundation to build upon for future self-defense training. This course also serves as a great refresher for the more experienced shooter to get back to “brilliance in the basics”! Class limit of 10.

Handgun II $120

Handgun II  picks up where Handgun I left off in problem solving malfunctions with a Handgun, Tactical and Speed  Reloading , safely maneuvering  around others and several carry positions with the firearm. Class Limit of 8.

Holster Certification $120
This course enables patrons to draw from their approved holster so as to conduct live fire training in their shooting lanes. This course is designed to enhance the overall safety of all guests while aiding in the training experience of the shooter. This is a one on one course with private instruction.

Carbine I $120
Carbine I covers fundamentals of Marksmanship, Mindset, carries and safe weapons handling. This course establishes a solid foundation to build upon for future self-defense training. This course also serves as a great refresher for the more experienced shooter to get back to “brilliance in the basics”! Class limit of 10

AR-15 Foundations $99
AR Foundations introduces new shooters to safe use, storage, and operation of their AR-15 platform. This class consists of lecture, demonstration and a brief live fire familiarization session on the range. Students shoot the AR-15 rifle, including their own if desired, then will review disassembly and maintenance of their specific AR-15 or a similar weapon.

Introduction to Critical Casualty Care $50

This is an introductory class focused on basic emergency medical skills. Training includes an overview of basic First Aid, Combat Mindset, airway management, and bleeding control with an emphasis on tourniquet use. This course exposes students to visually traumatic images and requires them to operate under duress. There are aspects of the training that some participants may find both physically demanding and emotionally challenging. We always train to proficiency, not to time.

Civilian Response To An Active Threat $120

As a responsible armed citizen, you must have the additional ability to counter an active threat in a real world application. 88 Tactical of Ohio will provide each student with the tools to evade, interdict and if possible neutralize the Active Threat, whether in a workplace, school or commercial location.
This will be a physically demanding course, the student will be moving in and around common objects inside of rooms and a live fire range with training weapons as well as live weapons
Course requirements:
Pistol with two to three magazines
120 rounds of ammunition
Holster and magazine carrier (if available)
Ear and eye protection
Comfortable clothes