KR Training January 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to the KR Training January 2019 newsletter!  February classes are filling up quickly, and we’ve just added many classes to our March-June schedule! Don’t miss the opportunity to sign up now for any classes on the schedule. Check the schedule page on the KR Training website for the full list of upcoming classes. January …

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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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KR Training December 2018 newsletter

Welcome to the KR Training December 2018 newsletter!  Class dates for February are set and March classes are in development. Don’t miss the opportunity to sign up now for any classes on the schedule. As the days get longer and the weather warms up, classes will fill quickly. Check the schedule page on the KR …

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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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KR Training November 2018 newsletter

Welcome to the KR Training November 2018 newsletter!  Class dates for January and February are set, along with guest instructor visits and Karl’s road classes. Check the schedule page on the KR Training website for the full list of upcoming classes. If you aren’t already a subscriber to receive this newsletter each month, you can …

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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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