Preparedness – Getting the Reluctant Spouse into Prepping part 2

KR Training assistant instructor Kelli Kochan presented this material at our 2017 Preparedness Conference.  With our new Preparedness Level 1 and Level 2 classes coming up January 6-7, 2018, this information might be useful to those thinking about attending, or wanting to motivate a spouse to join them. This is Part 2. Part 1 is …

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Preparedness – Getting the Reluctant Spouse into Prepping part 1

KR Training assistant instructor Kelli Kochan presented this material at our 2017 Preparedness Conference.  With our new Preparedness Level 1 and Level 2 classes coming up January 6-7, 2018, this information might be useful to those thinking about attending, or wanting to motivate a spouse to join them. Strategies for Getting the Reluctant Spouse Into …

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KR Training December 2017 newsletter

Welcome to the KR Training December 2017 newsletter!  Upcoming classes include Preparedness Level 1 and 2 (Jan 7 and 8), Basic Pistol 1 Jan 13, Basic Pistol 2 Jan 20, and MAG-20 range Jan 27-28. Check the schedule page on the KR Training website for the full list. If you aren’t already a subscriber to …

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Handgun World Podcast – top 10 drills, plus 2

In the Dec 24, 2017 episode of the Handgun World Podcast, John Daub and I discuss 10 drills we think make a good baseline set of drills handgun shooters can use to maintain and develop skills. I classify the difficulty level of drills by comparing the speed and accuracy requirements to what is required to …

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Book Review – Officer Down, Code Three (Pierce R. Brooks, 1975)

Over the past year I’ve been developing a new course for KR Training, Historical Handgun, that teaches the history & evolution of defensive handgun skills.  Part of that effort has been seeking out and reading old books on shooting, purchasing copies signed by the authors when possible. “…officer down, code three” was recommended to me …

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Book Review – American Pistol Shooting (Maj. William Frazer, 1929)

Over the past year I’ve been developing a new course for KR Training, Historical Handgun, that teaches the history & evolution of defensive handgun skills.  Part of that effort has been seeking out and reading old books on shooting, purchasing copies signed by the authors when possible. In 1929, Major William D Frazer published this …

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The 9 round 9mm M&P Shield (Farnam class review)

On Dec 2, 2017 I traveled to El Paso, Texas to take 1 day handgun class with legendary trainer John Farnam of Defense Training International.  I used the class as an opportunity to train with my M&P Shield, running all the different magazine configurations I’ve been evaluating for the past few months.  There are many …

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Even more knowledge from the 2017 Rangemaster Instructor Conference

On Nov 11-12, 2017 I attended the Rangemaster Instructor Conference held at the BDC Gun Room in Shawnee, Oklahoma. 49 instructors, out of the more than 800 graduates of the 3 day Rangemaster Instructor program, spent 2 days shooting and learning.  I wrote an AAR about it after I returned. Highlights from another presentation at …

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More knowledge from the Rangemaster Instructor Conference

On Nov 11-12, 2017 I attended the Rangemaster Instructor Conference held at the BDC Gun Room in Shawnee, Oklahoma. 49 instructors, out of the more than 800 graduates of the 3 day Rangemaster Instructor program, spent 2 days shooting and learning.  I wrote an AAR about it after I returned. Highlights from another presentation at …

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Rangemaster’s 10 principles of teaching

On Nov 11-12, 2017 I attended the Rangemaster Instructor Conference held at the BDC Gun Room in Shawnee, Oklahoma. 49 instructors, out of the more than 800 graduates of the 3 day Rangemaster Instructor program, spent 2 days shooting and learning.  I wrote an AAR about it after I returned. One of the presentations covered …

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