Paul Martin Preparedness Lecture Series

In January 2018 KR Training presented two days of preparedness training, mostly taught by Paul Martin, and we recorded video for all the lectures. During this time when people are interested in preparedness, and many are stuck at home, we pulled those archival recordings off the shelf, edited in the slides, and organized the content …

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2020 KR Training staff gear survey part 4 – home defense, training and competition guns

By far the most common questions I answer online and in person are about what gun(s), holsters and gear to buy. Recently I sent all the assistant instructors of KR Training a gear survey form. In part 1, I listed the guns, sights and gun modifications we use. In part 2, I listed holsters, mag …

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2020 KR Training staff gear survey part 3 – flashlights, pepper spray, medical gear

By far the most common questions I answer online and in person are about what gun(s), holsters and gear to buy. Recently I sent all the assistant instructors of KR Training a gear survey form. The lists below are the flashlights, pepper spray and medical gear we carry. In part 1, I listed the guns, …

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2020 KR Training staff gear survey part 2 – holsters, mag carriers and ammo

By far the most common questions I answer online and in person are about what gun(s), holsters and gear to buy. Recently I sent all the assistant instructors of KR Training a gear survey form. The lists below are the holsters, mag carriers and ammunition we carry. In part 1, I listed the guns, sights …

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2020 KR Training staff gear survey part 1 – carry guns

By far the most common questions I answer online and in person are about what gun(s), holsters and gear to buy. Recently I sent all the assistant instructors of KR Training a gear survey form. The lists below are the guns, sights and modifications we use. Follow up posts will list holsters, ammo, medical gear …

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Book Review – Into the Kill Zone (David Klinger, 2004)

Professor David Klinger, currently teaching at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, served as a patrol officer in the Los Angeles and Redmond, Washington police departments, later earning degrees in sociology, justice and history. During his time in uniform he shot a knife-wielding criminal that was attaching his partner. His 2004 book “Into the Kill Zone: …

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KR Training COVID Status

As of 6/30/2020, KR Training will continue training on a limited basis, with classes of 50% or lower capacity, complying with all directives from the Texas Governor’s office regarding class size, social distancing and other preventative measures. The current guidance from Lee County regarding masks is that masks will be mandatory for all indoor components …

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The Dinkheller Movie

The video of officer Kyle Dinkheller being killed during a traffic stop became a widely used training film. The independent video producer behind the “Officer Involved” documentary has produced a documentary specifically about the Dinkheller incident. I recently ordered a copy and watched it. The film is very personal, with interviews with Dinkheller’s family and …

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FPF Training Advanced Concealed Carry class AAR

KR Training assistant instructor Levi Nathan contributed this review of the recent FPF Training Concealed Carry Advanced Skills and Tactics course. “We do not react to a situation, we respond appropriately.”That was the phrase that burned itself into my memory as John Murphy of FPF Training said it with a loud and booming voice while …

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