KR Training May 2017 newsletter

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Deal #1)  Beyond the Basics and Defensive Pistol Skills 1 – Houston area June 17 $160 combo (plus $20 range fee)

Deal #2) Basic Pistol 2 and Defensive Pistol Skills 1 – taught by John Daub June 24 $160 combo ($200 value)

Deal #3) Defensive Pistol Skills 2 (June 10) and Defensive Pistol Skills 3 (July 8) $160 combo ($200 value!)

For all deals – must pay in full in advance.

Register here.


Recent events in Manchester once again draw attention to the value of medical skills in situations where response from uniformed personnel may be limited or delayed. The upcoming Medicine X Every Day Carry taught by Caleb Causey of Lone Star Medics, (June 3-4) is suitable not only for armed citizens but “non-shooter” students, who can learn the skills and learn how to act in a crisis situation whether they are armed or not.

It’s 2 days of medic skills (for armed citizens), combined with live fire and Force on Force scenario training where you apply your shooting, tactics, communication and medical skills in realistic simulations of defensive gun use situations.

You don’t need prior medical training to attend.  The only pre-reqs are a carry license and completion of a class or match where you have drawn from a holster, because you’ll be doing that in the scenarios.

Hsoi’s AAR from a 2012 session of the course tells you more about the class.

Can’t afford the time or money for both days?  Take the first 4 hours for $100, or the first 2 for $200. If you’ve taken it before, refresher slots (1/2, 1 or 2 day) are available at 50% off.

I have over 2000 hours of firearms training, but so far in my life I have used the medical training more times than I’ve used anything I learned in pure shooting classes.

Register here.


June 10th I’ll be teaching Defensive Pistol Skills 2, and on July 8th Defensive Pistol Skills 3.

DPS-1 was not “everything you need to know about defensive shooting”.  DPS-2 and DPS-3 review and refresh key points from DPS-1, with lots of additional material: shooting from cover, shooting on the move, armed movement in structures, malfunction clearing, one handed shooting and gun manipulation, much more.

Taken them before? Refresher slots available for 50% off.

Register here.


I’ll be offering Beyond The Basics: Handgun and Defensive Pistol Skills 1 at the Orange Gun Club east of Houston on June 17th.  If you have friends in that area, please let them know.


Advanced Training 6 – June 10th, 2-5 pm

Basic Pistol 1 & Gun Selection Clinic – June 17th, 9-12 and 1-3, taught by John Daub

Basic Pistol 2Defensive Pistol Skills 1 –  June 24th, taught by John Daub


The first 3 summer USPSA match dates are May 24, June 7 and June 14.  These are Wednesday evening matches.  We will start shooting at 6 pm but you can arrive as late as 7 pm and still shoot the stages.  After everyone has shot for score, additional runs are allowed for fun and practice.  Follow this link for more information about the summer matches. Matches are limited to 18 shooters so they run quickly.  Register for the May 24th match here


As an NRA Training Counselor I’m certified to train others in a long list of NRA courses, and I’ve hosted non-NRA instructor training courses in the past.  If you are interested in adding more instructor certifications, or getting certified for the first time, please take the survey and select all the courses you are interested in. That will help me decide which instructor classes to offer in the future.


The full schedule of 2017 classes is here.

We’ll be adding more classes to the August-October schedule next month.


We look forward to training you!
Karl, Penny and the KR Training crew