Hock Hockheim January 2019 class AAR

On January 19 and 20, 2019, KR Training hosted Hock Hockheim, a Texas-based trainer that has taught all over the world over the past several decades. Hock’s best known within the martial arts training community. He’s written many books and produced many videos, not just instructional materials, but also personal memoirs of his time as …

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2018 Year in Review

Here’s a quick summary of 2018, which was an amazing year in many ways. Great People Before I get into the numbers I want to say “thank you” to everyone I interacted with: my KR Training assistants, course and conference hosts, students in classes, blog readers, podcasters and broadcasters, bandmates, venue owners that booked me …

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Active Shooter classes June and August 2018 AAR

These classes happened back in summer 2018, but with another session of the Active Shooter course scheduled for January 26-27, now is a good time to remind everyone of this course and what it covers. Those wanting the full state certification can attend the full 2 day course.  Limited on time, funds or interest in …

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Stop practicing shooting – response

This excellent article was posted recently on the Street Standards blog. It lists 25 things an armed person needs to be good at to be well prepared for armed self-defense. You have to be focused enough to avoid potentially bad places, events, etc. You have to have a gun with you. You have to be …

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Shooting the Dallas PD qualification course of fire

Force Science recently published a study looking at performance by Dallas PD in 149 officer-involved shooting incidents.  Several trainers, including Tom Givens (Rangemaster), have commented on the data in the study.  The full link to the study is here. One issue peripheral to the study is the qualification course of fire used by Dallas PD.  …

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Book Review – The Low Light Fight (Michael Seeklander, 2016)

As part of the KR Training Historical Handgun project to increase awareness of the history & evolution of defensive handgun skills, I read and review important books on pistol shooting and related topics. The Low Light Fight – Michael Seeklander (2016) I’ve been a member of Mike Seeklander’s American Warrior Society for the past several …

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Modified Texas LTC qualification

Flying back from teaching the Historical Handgun and Advanced Handgun classes in Virginia last weekend, I was thinking about how the Texas License to Carry course of fire could be modified to be a better standard, but still retaining most of the characteristics of the original drill. The Texas License to Carry course of fire …

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October 12-15 2018 AAR from multiple classes

October is always a busy month for KR Training, as we take advantage of cooler weather before we hit our annual November/December “no live fire classes on weekends during hunting season” break.  The last 4 days have been a busy blur of classes and events, planned and unplanned. Friday October 12 – Force on Force …

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School Safety/Active Shooter, Beaumont Texas Sept 2018 – AAR

On Sept 29-30, instructors from KR Training and RW Training co-taught a session of the state certified School Safety/Active Shooter course to a mixed group of teachers, church security personnel and interested armed citizens.  The class was held at the Golden Triangle Gun Club near Beaumont, Texas. Our students had a wide range of experience, …

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