Troysgate Training Calendar

Security Team Advanced Training

Troysgate Facility - Lenoir, North Carolina



Troysgate training at the Troysgate Facility in Lenoir, NC is scheduled on a Saturday (8:30 am - 3 pm) - special arrangements can be made by contacting Randy Martin at 828-446-4766.

December 2017

•   Saturday - December 16th, 2017   (8:30 am - 3 pm)

January 2018

•   Saturday - January 6th, 2018   (8:30 am - 3 pm)

February 2018

•   Saturday - February 24th, 2018   (8:30 am - 3 pm)

March 2018

•   Saturday - March 31st, 2018   (8:30 am - 3 pm)

April 2018

•   Saturday - April 28th, 2018   (8:30 am - 3 pm)

May 2018

•   Saturday - May 19th, 2018   (8:30 am - 3 pm)

June 2018

•   Saturday - June 23rd, 2018   (8:30 am - 3 pm)

July 2018

•   Saturday - July 28th, 2018   (8:30 am - 3 pm)

August 2018

•   Saturday - August 25th, 2018   (8:30 am - 3 pm)

September 2018

•   Saturday - September 29th, 2018   (8:30 am - 3 pm)

October 2018

•   Saturday - October 27th, 2018   (8:30 am - 3 pm)

November 2018

•   Saturday - November 17th, 2018   (8:30 am - 3 pm)

December 2018

•   Saturday - December 15th, 2018   (8:30 am - 3 pm)

Registration - Security Team Advanced Training


Please use the registration form below to register the security team for advanced training. Please provide your contact information (name, email address and phone number) in the registration blocks on the form, and please be sure to include the name and email address of each security team member in the last registration block on the form. If you prefer, you may register by email instead of completing the registration form. Send the necessary registration information to Les Hoot, Troysgate Training Coordinator at lhoot@troysgate.com, please contact him if you have any questions.

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Preparation - Security Team Advanced Training

What to Bring

•   Handgun and Holster
•   100 Rounds of Ammo
•   Eye and Hearing Protection (we have available if needed)
•   Hat and Sunscreen recommended
•   4 GB or larger storage capacity flash drive for class training videos (optional)


Overnight Lodging

If you need or plan to stay overnight, the closest and best place for lodging is the Comfort Inn, Lenoir, NC. When making reservations at the Comfort Inn, please let them know that you are there with Troysgate and Randy Martin - Randy has an arrangement with them for a special discounted rate. Also it is important to call the hotel directly when making reservations - do not book the reservation online due to the special discount. If you have any questions or issues booking a reservation, please give Randy a call at 828-446-4766.

Please Note: approximate time and mileage references below are to Cheek's Grill. We will meet everyone at Cheek's between 8:00 - 8:30 am before we head to the Troysgate training facility (Cheek's location, address, directions and map)


• Lenoir, NC (10 minutes - 5 miles)

Comfort Inn (website)
970 Blowing Rock Blvd (US 321)
Lenoir, NC
828-754-2090


Other Nearby Lodging (15-40 minutes - 12-25 miles)


• Blowing Rock, NC (15-20 minutes - 12 miles)

Holiday Inn Express Blowing Rock South (website)
8412 Valley Blvd
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
828-295-4422

• Boone, NC (30-35 minutes - 24 miles)

Hampton Inn & Suites Boone (website)
1252 US Highway 421 South
Boone, NC 28607
828-386-6464
Holiday Inn Express Boone (website)
1943 Blowing Rock Rd
Boone, NC 28607
828-264-2451

• Hickory, NC (25-30 minutes - 20 miles)

Hampton Inn Hickory (website)
1956 13th Ave Dr SE
Hickory, NC 28602
828-624-2000
Holiday Inn Express Hickory (website)
2250 US Hwy 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602
828-328-2081

• Morganton, NC (30-40 minutes - 25 miles)

Hampton Inn Morganton (website)
115 Bush Dr
Morganton, NC 28655
828-432-2000
Comfort Inn & Suites (website)
1273 Burkemont Ave
Morganton, NC 28655
828-430-4000



The Day of Training


8:00 - 8:30 am - Meet at Cheek's Grill

Unless other arrangements are made, everyone is to meet at Cheek's Convenience & Grill - BP gas station by 8:30 am. Randy Martin or another Troysgate instructor will meet everyone at Cheek's Grill and from there everyone will head to the Troysgate range facility which is 2 miles away.

Any questions, issues or problems on the day of training, please call Randy Martin directly at 828-446-4766.

Cheek's Convenience & Grill
(about 5 miles north of Lenoir on the left at the BP gas station
2689 Blowing Rock Blvd (US 321 & NC 268)
Lenoir, NC

Map - Need Directions?

8:40 am - Arrive at Troysgate Training Facility

Please leave all weapons in your vehicle. Everyone will enter the Troysgate range building for a short briefing - introductions, collection of payment and discuss the Troysgate training environment, training and safety. The class will be split off into 2-3 groups depending on number of participants. We have three training system units and will Round Robin groups through these units.

9:30 am - Morning Session Training

Everyone will get their handgun and ammo from their vehicle and head off to with their group to their assigned training unit with their instructor. Training of the first session will begin with the first participant and the next participant will follow after the previous participant's training exercises have been completed. This process will continue until all participants in the group have gone through the first training session. We will repeat the same process for the second training session and so on. Participants will not be allowed to watch or take photos/videos of other participants during the training exercises. Troysgate may have a staff person available to take photos and videos.

12 Noon - Lunch Break

We will break for lunch which will be provided by Troysgate... we generally grill hot dogs and hamburgers, cole slaw, chips, cookies and drinks. If the weather doesn't cooperate, then we will order out for pizza or sandwiches. If you prefer you may bring your own lunch and snacks; however, if your food needs to be kept cold, you will need to bring a small cooler.

12:30 pm - Afternoon Session Training

Groups will Round Robin to another training unit.

3:00 pm - Conclusion - Debrief & Questions

We will wrap up the day will a short debrief group discussion and answer questions before participants head out and back home.