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Conceal Carry, Home Defense, Basic Handgun, and Firearms Cleaning Classes

Refuse to Be a Victim & Countering the Mass Shooter Seminars are now being offered

About Us

Dedicated Instructors


Rob and Beth Coterel are Certified Instructors with USCCA and NRA to teach CCW, Basic Handgun, Home Defense, Refuse To Be A Victim & Countering the Mass Shooter Seminars

Memberships with USCCA, NRA, Buckeye Firearms Association, Second Amendment Foundation, Personal Defense Network, GSSF and GOA

Rob is also USMC Veteran & Certified Glock Armorer. 

Our Motto


We are believers in the God of Israel and stand on Biblical principles and the Written Word. We are also proud supporters of our Second Amendment rights that we uphold on a daily basis with strength, honor, integrity and knowledge. 

Our promise to our students is to help strengthen your ability to defend yourself, your families and your homes through education and training.



Concealed Carry Certification

In order to obtain a Conceal Carry Permit in the state of Ohio you must first take a CCW course by a Certified Instructor. The state mandates a course  of 6 hours of classroom instruction followed by 2 hours of a shooting proficiency drill and the passing of an exam on laws and the use of deadly force.

Classes offered for beginners through the more seasoned shooters. 

Classes are scheduled to meet your schedulling needs!


Refuse To Be A Victim®

Safety experts agree the single most important step toward ensuring your personal safety is making the conscious decision to Refuse To Be A Victim®. You stand a much better chance of preventing criminal attack if you develop a safety plan before you need it. That is why the Refuse To Be A Victim® crime prevention seminar was developed. The seminar teaches easy‑to‑understand methods you can use to increase awareness and prevent criminal confrontation. In just four hours, you will get the tools you need to develop your own personal safety strategy, including a course handbook and additional materials. Course Goal “To familiarize the student with the planning needed increase awareness and to reduce one’s vulnerability to criminal victimization.” Lessons *The psychology of the criminal mind *Home & phone security *Automobile & travel security *Personal & technological security *Self-defense devices and training options *Review and questions. 


Certified Glock Armorer

As a Certified Glock Armorer Rob is able to inspect your Glock firearms, replace components such as barrels, springs, trigger assembly and sights, He also teaches one on one classes on how to clean and care for your firearms.

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No weapon formed against us shall prosper. Isaiah 54:17

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Group rates available for groups of 6 or more.

Coterel Institute Firearms Instruction & Education

733 Columbus Ave #D, Lebanon, Ohio 45036, United States


Office Hours


9:00 am – 3:00 pm


12:00 pm – 6:00 pm


9:00 am – 3:00 pm


12:00 pm – 6:00 pm


9:00 am – 3:00 pm





Classes By appointment only