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Train Like A Warrior
- POWER -
You won't find anything second rate at Apache Solutions. We are known for meeting the student at their current skill level and we push them to the next level. Our 1on1 training sessions are worth every penny, and our Classes are definitely something to not miss.
- Skilled -
We have some of the world's most interesting instructors here at Apache Solutions. These professionals strive to be the best the industry has to offer. Each Instructor is handpicked to teach here at Apache Solutions.
Check out the "Meet the Cadre" Blog posts below.
- Awesome -
Our Facilities are ever-growing and constantly getting better. Our classroom and training facility will aid in your personal and professional training, while our pro-shop will up fit you with all your shooting and tactical needs.
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TRAIN LIKE A WARRIOR
"The Tribe" Blog
By Dan Brady In The Training World, Be An Infinite Player It is said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. The adage proves true in both training and life, but what it leaves out is that every step along the way is equally important. Some steps are easy, and…Read More
Meet the Cadre: Derek Watkins
“Meet the Cadre” is a simple interview format glimpse into each of the outstanding folks that make Apache Solutions what it is today. We wanted to give all of our students, social media followers, and website visitors an individualized introduction to each of our Coaches, Instructors, and Administrators. This week, we introduce Mr. Derek Watkins…Read More
Gadgetry and Performance – Skills over gear.
It’s a pretty standard mantra in the training community, and I believe it myself. However, we can’t get around the fact that gear is an important aspect in performance when it comes to shooting. My buddy Bryan likes to say, “There’s nothing new under the sun.” Conceptually, he’s right. In the execution of materials and…Read More
- Owner / Chief Instructor -
Tim Kelly is the owner of Apache Solutions Firearms Training in Yadkinville, NC. Tim started Apache in 2017 with the intention of creating a stronger and more competent armed society. He recognized the need for safe and effective firearms training in his community and structured his business accordingly. In 2021, Apache taught over 900 private sessions and 1100 students in classes throughout the year. A dedicated husband and father, Tim has a strong desire to lead and help others achieve their goals.
- OEF Combat Veteran, United States Marine Corps (2005-2013)
- Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering (2016)
- GSSF Master Shooter (2018)
- NRA Training Counselor (2019)
- Top Shooter, Handgun Combatives Certified Instructor, 1/21 in the nation (2019, 2020)
- Rangemaster Certified Master Firearms Instructor (2022)
- Staff Administrator / Lead Instructor -
Frank Horvath is the staff administrator of Apache Solutions Firearms Training in Yadkinville, NC. Frank joined Apache in 2017. He was "volen-told" to start sharing knowedge and skills he learned from other prominate instructors and has never left. Apache's mission statement "To create a stronger and more competent armed society" helps guide all decisions with Apache Solutions. A dedicated husband and father, Frank also has a strong desire to lead and help others achieve their goals.
- Rangemaster Certified Master Firearms Instructor
- NRA Certified Instructor - Pistol, Rifle, Chief Range Safety Office, Metallic Cartridge Reloading, Shot Shell Reloading
- North Carolina Department of Justice Certified Concealed Carry Instructor
- Glock Advanced Armorer
Media Guru / Lead Instructor
Joel Hardison has been an involved instructor at Apache Solutions since 2019. He is an Apache instructor team lead and an NRA instructor. On top of that he has taken countless classes over the years from a wide range top quality instructors, from all across the nation that have left him equip with a wide knowledge base to help you achieve your goals. He also doubles as Apache’s media man, responsible for most of the videos and photos found across all of our online platforms. Rather you want to capture some great content of you running your handgun or learn how to run your handgun your in good hands with Joel!
- NRA Certified Instructor - Pistol
David has been happily married for 26 years and self employed for 32. He runs two business including Church’s Concrete and D&M Rentals. He has been an avid rock climber for 20 years and started running in 2013 when he won his first triathlon. He became a handgun instructor in March of 2020 and have been working with students ever since. I have completed the NRA, Range master and Defense training international instructor courses. More importantly he's an Apache instructor. His goal is to help develop a solid set of essential skills in the students, that one day may help save their life or the life of a loved one.
“It’s in our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.”
- NRA Certified Instructor - Pistol
- RangeMaster Instructor
- Defensive Training International
Lead Instructor / Apache East
- Handgun Combatives Instructor
- Rangemaster Instructor (Top Gun)
- Modern Samurai Project Red Dot Instructor
- Law of Self Defense Instructor
Operations / Lead Instructor
"Juliet Foxtrot "
If you know, you know
- Rangemaster Instructor
- NRA Instructor - Pistol, Rifle, Chief Range Safety Officer
- North Carolina Concealed Carry Instructor
- Match Director in 2/3 Gun & EDC Matches
- Company -
Apache Solutions LLC
5239 US 601 HWY
Yadkinville, NC 27055