Trainer Paul Gomez passed away in 2012, at the young age of 40. Paul was a colleague, a friend, a teacher and a student. He took classes from me, I took classes from him, I hosted classes he taught, including some of the first ECQC classes he and Craig Douglas offered, and we had many long discussions on the phone and email about training and technique. I use some of his youTube videos as supplemental material in classes. The idea for the Historical Handgun course I’m developing came from our discussions about the evolution and history of shooting skills.
Paul was well respected within the national private sector training community. Every two years they hold a training conference, with the proceeds benefiting Paul’s children.
Paul E Palooza 4 – “Let the 4th be with you!” is coming up August 19-20, 2017 in Garrettsville, OH.
My schedule this year prevents me from attending, but to support the event, KR Training has purchased a student slot that I am going to give to a KR Training student as a scholarship to go learn from some of the best trainers in the country.
There are three requirements to claim the scholarship slot:
- You need to be a graduate of at least one KR Training course.
- You have to attend the event. KR Training will cover your event fee; you have to cover your own travel and ammo costs.
- You have to send us photos, videos, and some event AARs so we can share them here on the blog and on all the KR Training connected social media sites.
The offer is open from now until someone claims it. Please don’t claim the slot until you are 100% sure you can go. I will keep a wait list just in case whoever claims it has to cancel.