Vintage Force on Force video from 1998

Teaching no classes in April 2020 gave me some time to go through the 30 year archive of pictures and video we have recorded during classes and special events. Thanks to modern video restoration tools, I was able to clean up some fairly low resolution, low quality video of an October 1998 session of Advanced …

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Three Seconds or a LOT less, Maximum Speed

When we were developing the “Three Seconds or Less” test, one of the concerns was making each of the strings of the test roughly equal in difficulty. We enlisted the help of a couple of very fast shooters, K. Clark (multi-time winner of the Rangemaster Tactical Conference shooting match), and national champion Ben Stoeger, to …

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1959 NRA Basic Pistol Instructor Manual

As discussed in a previous blog post, I recently purchased some vintage copies of the 1959 NRA basic pistol instructor and student books, and received permission from NRA to scan and share them freely. The 1959 student book download link is in this blog post. The 1959 Basic Pistol instructor book can be downloaded here. …

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1959 NRA Basic Pistol Student Book

While I was attending an NRA course at the National Protective Services Institute, NRA Training Counselor Ken Lewis showed me his copies of the 1959 NRA Basic Pistol student and instructor books. After class, I found some copies for sale on eBay and purchased some for myself, which I scanned into PDF form. I was …

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Shooting the Georgia state police qualification course of fire

Lee Weems of First Person Safety recently shared the current Georgia state police qualification course of fire, and sent me a few of the SQT A-1 targets to use. The course of fire was designed for both semiauto and revolver, so all mags are loaded to 6 rounds, and the reload times are quite generous. …

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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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