KR Training May 2018 newsletter

Welcome to the KR Training May 2018 newsletter!

Check the schedule page on the KR Training website for the full list of upcoming classes.

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We have a few slots still open in the June 2-3 Active Shooter Response course.  The class was originally developed for armed teachers, but the course content is relevant and useful to anyone interested in active shooter response, including those involved with church and business security.

1/2 day and 1 day slots are available, for those that do not want to attend the entire course.  For June 2-3 we will do all the live fire work in the mornings, and be in the classroom in the afternoons.

In addition to the June 2-3 session at the A-Zone, I am teaching another session June 11-12 at the Saddle River Range in Conroe, an indoor range facility.


On June 23-24, we are hosting the Armed Parent course taught by John Johnston and Melody Lauer of Citizens Defense Research.  John and Melody also host the excellent Ballistic Radio podcast.

The class is useful and relevant to anyone that is armed or handles guns in situations where children may be present: whether they are related to you, or sitting next to you in church, standing behind you at the grocery store, or a few rows away in a movie theater. The shooting drills in the course are challenging and different from material you’ll see in any other live fire course. You don’t have to be a parent to attend. Anyone that carries a gun in public will benefit from attending this course.

There are 4 options:

1) Saturday morning lecture only.  4 hours, $100

2) Saturday afternoon shooting only: 4 hours, $175 (can be taken by itself w/o Saturday morning lecture)

3) All day Saturday.  $275

4) Complete 2-day course. $450

Caleb Giddings of Gun Nuts Media reviewed the class recently.  My review of the Dec 2016 session is here.


On July 14-15 we are offering a one time special medical class taught by Dr. Ben Weger. Medical Preparedness is an in-depth, two day course on medical issues for individuals and families looking to improve their overall readiness for medical issues. The student will learn various first aid skills necessary in an emergency, along with techniques to manage various illnesses and injuries until skilled help arrives.

No prior medical training is required to attend.  The class will be inside in the air-conditioned classroom.

Sign up for Saturday morning ($120), all day Saturday ($200), or the full 2 day class ($350).

Family discount offer! Get two slots for $200/$350/$600 *must pay in full in advance for discount.


Basic & LTC Courses

Defensive Skills Program

Advanced Classes & Guest Instructors


Karl and Ed Vinyard will be representing KR Training at the NorthWest Regional Tac-Con, July 26-28, 2018, to be held at the Firearms Academy of Seattle in southern Washington state.  Haven’t made summer vacation plans yet? Join us in the Pacific Northwest for cool weather and great training.


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The KR Training schedule shows most of the classes we plan to offer through late October 2018 and even a few already scheduled for 2019. Registration is open for everything listed.

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