Since 1991, KR Training has been offering high quality, affordable firearms and self-defense courses. We're the oldest and largest firearms training school in Central Texas, staffed by male and female instructors with decades of combined experience and national level credentials in firearms training, defensive shooting and tactics, competition shooting, threat and risk assessment, law enforcement and military service. In addition to teaching our own courses, we host multiple national level trainers every year.

Our 88 acre private training facility, the A-Zone Range, has multiple shooting bays, including a shoot house, and a comfortable classroom building with A/C and bathroom. Facility is on flat, level ground easily accessible to those with mobility limitations. We have a large inventory of loaner gear students can use during classes: guns, holsters, eye and ear protection.

We've trained thousands of students: total novices, recreational shooters, carry permit holders, those seeking serious post-CHL training, competitive shooters, and local law enforcement officers. Advanced courses require a carry permit and may have additional pre-reqs.

Call us at 512-633-8232 anytime between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. Central Standard Time. The fastest way to get information is to email us. Unless a class is marked as 'SOLD OUT' on this page, there is space available.



Upcoming Classes

Jan 21-22, 2017
Jan 28, 8a-12p
Jan 28, 1p-6p
Jan 29, 9a-3p
NW Austin
$90 plus $15 range fee
Jan 29, 9-12
Jan 29, 1p-3p
Feb 4, 2017
Feb 5, 12-4pm
Feb 11, 2017
Feb 18, 2017
Feb 19, 2017
Practical Shooting Competition Level 1
Feb 25-26, 2017
Feb 26, 9a-3p
NW Austin
$90 plus $15 range fee
March 4, 8a-12
March 4, 1p-5p
March 4, 6p-9p
March 5, 2017 (10a-noon)
March 5, 1p-5p
March 11, 8a-12p
March 11, 1p-3p
March 12, 9a-12
March 12, 1p-5p

This schedule only shows dates coming up in the next 60-90 days. More dates available on our schedule page.
The class you want not listed or on the current schedule? Check here for updates or join the KR Training email list.

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What's New?

November 2016: Many courses added to our Jan-April 2017 schedule.

October 2016: new c lasses added on October 22: Skill Builder and Defensive Long Gun Essentials

September 2016: Tom Givens coming to teach 4 classes over 10 days, to 70+ students.

August 2016: It was hot. We were surprisingly busy with classes despite the heat.

July 2016: We added a Sunday session of Basic Pistol 2 on July 17th to meet student demand.

June 2016: A busy month with many special classes. A review of the 2 day close quarters shooting/medical class is now on our blog.

May 2016: Celebrating 25 years in the firearms training business! The very first KR Training class was offered in May 1991.

Back from the 2016 national A Girl and A Gun conference in Marble Falls, where Tracy Thronburg and Karl Rehn taught multiple sessions every day.

April 2016: Back from the 2016 Rangemaster Tactical Conference, where KR Training graduate Kirk Clark won the live fire event, Dave Reichek placed 5th and Karl was 7th, less than 0.2 second behind Dave's time.

Classes through October now listed on our website.

March 2016: Affiliate instructor Ivan Nikolov now offering Friday and Saturday Beginner Pistol classes several times a month. These classes focus on learning shooting fundamentals with a .22 pistol.

February 2016: Another busy month with full classes coming up in March! Visits from Craig Douglas (ECQC) and Ben Stoeger (competition training) in February went well, and we are getting ready for the Rangemaster Tactical Conference in Memphis (March) and the A Girl and a Gun conference in April.

January 2016: Our busiest January in a long time. Almost every class sold out, and so far, above-average weather for winter classes. February classes mostly full, March classes filling up. We are going to add more April classes to the schedule to meet demand.

Older What's New listings can be found here.

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