TacCon 2019 part 1

The 2019 Rangemaster Tactical Conference was held at the Nolatac Training Facility in New Orleans, March 15-17. I’ve been a part of this conference every year since the early 2000’s, presenting training at 17 of the past 21 events. This is part one of a series of posts summarizing the sessions I attended and observed, …

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John Murphy FPF Training Vehicle Environment Skills class AAR

KR Training hosted John Murphy of FPF Training in October 2018. John taught their Two Person Tactics course and their Vehicle Environment Skills course. The Vehicle Environment Skills course illustrates manners and methods by which we can be deselected, deter or, if necessary, prevail in a criminal encounter in and around our cars. Students will …

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Civilian Carry Radio podcast

I was the guest on Civilian Carry Radio last night (March 20, 2019) with guest hosts Lee Weems and Ashton Ray. We discussed the material in the new Strategies and Standards for Defensive Handgun Training book, the red dot study, the recent TacCon 2019 event, and much more. Thanks to CCR for having me on! …

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Strategies and Standards for Defensive Handgun Training book

The new book from KR Training instructors Karl Rehn and John Daub is now available in e-book and print format. “Strategies and Standards for Defensive Handgun Training” is available from Amazon, on Kindle and in paperback. Signed print copies are also available from KR Training. Click here to Preview and Purchase at Amazon. “Strategies and …

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KR Training February 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to the KR Training February 2019 newsletter! Many March classes are already sold out. We’ve added more classes to our April 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. February was …

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Glock 48 – initial impressions

After several weeks of waiting for my preferred distributor to get Glock 48’s in stock, I started calling all the major distributors until I found one that had some G48’s available. Ordered two. One to leave in factory original condition, and one to modify as a possible new carry gun. Historically I have favored the …

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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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