KR Training August 2018 newsletter

Welcome to the KR Training August 2018 newsletter! We have had a very busy month, with a lot of events coming up in September and October! 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 …

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CoolFire/Walther evaluation day (August 4 2018) AAR

COOLFIRE & WALTHER PRODUCT DEMO & EVALUATION KR Training, in collaboration with Dvorak Instruments, Walther Arms, and Paulus Consulting, offered students an opportunity to evaluate the Walther PPQ M2 pistol and the CoolFire Trainer simulated recoil system. The event held August 4th, from 9-12, was a beta test for a possible new research study, evaluating …

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MAG-180 AAR (Tracy Becker guest post)

MAG-180 AFTER ACTION REVIEW  by Tracy Becker Thronburg The Massad Ayoob Group’s MAG-180 was held Sunday June 24 through Saturday June 30, 2018, in Ripon, Wisconsin. MAG senior staff instructor, David Maglio, hosted the event. This was the first time the MAG-180 (formerly known as LFI-4) had been held in eleven years. The MAG-180/LFI-4 is …

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Beyond the Basics: Pistol 7/22/2018 AAR

In early July I offered a summer session of the Beyond the Basics: Pistol class that sold out so quickly that I added a second session, scheduled for Sunday July 22.    11 students undeterred by heat advisories and predictions of triple digit temperatures attended the course. BEYOND THE BASICS:  PISTOL The Beyond the Basics: Pistol …

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Massad Ayoob Group MAG-120 course AAR

In December 2017, KR Training assistant instructor Tracy Thronburg attended the MAG-120 (formerly LFI III) course held in Live Oak, FL. Tracy’s AAR The course host owned the church where we had our classroom portion, is the pastor at same church, and who owns the range that we shot at. There were 16 students in …

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Skip The Line @ Franklin’s BBQ – Event AAR Feb 21 2018

KR Training staff instructor Paul Martin organized a fund raiser for the Central Texas Food Bank, a great Austin-area charity feeding the hungry.    The event was a “Skip the Line” dinner and auction at world famous Franklin’s BBQ, home of some of the best brisket in Texas (and the world).  Normally to eat at Franklin’s requires …

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Massad Ayoob Group MAG-80 class October 2017 AAR

In October 2017, KR Training assistant instructor Tracy Thronburg attended a session of the MAG-80 course that was held in Indiana. We are hosting that class March 21-25, 2018. Here’s her AAR from that course, to give you an idea of what the class will cover. Other students in previous MAG-80 sessions have posted some …

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Massad Ayoob Group Deadly Force Instructor, Jan 2018 – class AAR

In a typical year, KR Training hosts 6-8 courses taught by traveling trainers.  In January 2018, we hosted a session of the Deadly Force Instructor class taught by Massad Ayoob and Marty Hayes of the Massad Ayoob Group. This course is typically only offered 1-2 times a year, so it was a big honor to …

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NRA Practical Pistol Coach, Jan 8-10 2018 AAR

The NRA has started up a new program, the Practical Pistol Coach certification, that focuses on the NRA’s Defensive Pistol training Module, taking Basic Pistol level instructors and developing their skills to coach shooters through skills such as drawing from concealment, reloading and malfunction clearing. In the past use of the Defensive Pistol Module was …

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School Safety/Active Shooter Dec 27-28 2017 course AAR

Back in 2013, the Texas House of Representatives passed a bill that would authorize teachers at K-12 schools to carry on campuses, if they passed a special training course and met higher standards for proficiency. Under the Act, teachers would receive training on best practices for the protection of students, how to interact with first …

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