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ABOUT  KRANZ FTG 

Firearms Training Group

Jeff Kranz is the lead instructor, owner, and janitor of Kranz FTG. He is a current Police Officer/ SWAT Operator/ Sniper in a suburb of north Dallas, TX. He has been a police officer for 26 years, a SWAT operator for 23 years, and a sniper for the SWAT team for 22 years. He holds a Master Peace Officer License and is a TCOLE certified instructor, firearms instructor, and Texas Department of Public Safety certified License to Carry Instructor. He started out teaching with Chris Kyle at Craft International as an adjunct instructor for classes including pistol/carbine, sniper, and combative courses. He then became a lead instructor for Craft at several civilian classes with an emphasis on pistol/carbine classes. He has provided training for individuals ranging from private citizens to SWAT and military personnel. Subscribe to our site today!

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We are a proud USCCA Official Partner and we encourage every gun owner to take advantage of what the USCCA offers. Click the link below to get their FREE Concealed Carry Guide for more life-saving knowledge

AVAILABLE CLASSES

  • Handgun 101

  • Advanced Handgun 1

  • Advanced Handgun 2

  • Carbine 101

  • Close Quarter Combat Carbine

  • Red Dot Fundamentals 

  • Long-Range Precision Shooting

  • Shooting from Concealment

  • Aerial Platform/ Shooting from a helicopter

  • Tactical Trauma/ Stop the Bleed 

  • Competition shooting

  • Snake Avoidance for Dogs

  • Texas License To Carry (LTC) Course (only if it is a group of 8 or more)

  • Home Defense

  • Private 1 on 1 Instruction

  • Corporate Events

Check out the Course Description page for more information about these individual classes.

TRAINING EVENTS

  • Carbine 101 Class 9/30/23
    Carbine 101 Class 9/30/23
    Sat, Sep 30
    Rhea's Mill Baptist Church (North Lot)
    Sep 30, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Rhea's Mill Baptist Church (North Lot), 5733 N Custer Rd, McKinney, TX 75071, USA
    Sep 30, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Rhea's Mill Baptist Church (North Lot), 5733 N Custer Rd, McKinney, TX 75071, USA
    This is the introductory level course to Carbine shooting. If you are not quite ready for the Carbine CQC or Pistol/Carbine class this may be what you need.
  • PRECISION RIFLE COURSE (2 Days) 10/14/23
    PRECISION RIFLE COURSE (2 Days) 10/14/23
    Sat, Oct 14
    Private Range (Meet at Taco Casa)
    Oct 14, 8:30 AM – Oct 15, 4:00 PM
    Private Range (Meet at Taco Casa), 105 FM148, Crandall, TX 75114, USA
    Oct 14, 8:30 AM – Oct 15, 4:00 PM
    Private Range (Meet at Taco Casa), 105 FM148, Crandall, TX 75114, USA
    How far do you want to Shoot? If your equipment will do it, we have the range to give it a go.
  •  Handgun 101 10/21/23
     Handgun 101 10/21/23
    Sat, Oct 21
    Mission 160 Range
    Oct 21, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Mission 160 Range, 6040 State Hwy 160, Whitewright, TX 75491, USA
    Oct 21, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Mission 160 Range, 6040 State Hwy 160, Whitewright, TX 75491, USA
    Our most popular Class. Build the Foundation. Learn the fundamentals of shooting accurately.
  • Carbine CQC Class 10/21/23
    Carbine CQC Class 10/21/23
    Sat, Oct 21
    Rhea's Mill Baptist Church (North Lot)
    Oct 21, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Rhea's Mill Baptist Church (North Lot), 5733 N Custer Rd, McKinney, TX 75071, USA
    Oct 21, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Rhea's Mill Baptist Church (North Lot), 5733 N Custer Rd, McKinney, TX 75071, USA
    This is a full day of shooting Carbines in Close Quarter Combat situations but bring your pistol too.
  • Advanced Pistol 1 (10/28/23)
    Advanced Pistol 1 (10/28/23)
    Sat, Oct 28
    Mission 160 Range
    Oct 28, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Mission 160 Range, 6040 TX-160, Whitewright, TX 75491, USA
    Oct 28, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Mission 160 Range, 6040 TX-160, Whitewright, TX 75491, USA
    For those wanting to take their pistol training to the next level.
  • Advanced Pistol 2 (10/29/23)
    Advanced Pistol 2 (10/29/23)
    Sun, Oct 29
    Mission 160 Range
    Oct 29, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Mission 160 Range, 6040 TX-160, Whitewright, TX 75491, USA
    Oct 29, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Mission 160 Range, 6040 TX-160, Whitewright, TX 75491, USA
    For those wanting to take their pistol training to the level of Awesome!
  • Intro to Night Vision (2 day)
    Intro to Night Vision (2 day)
    Fri, Nov 10
    Rhea's Mill Church (Meeting Location)
    Nov 10, 2:00 PM – Nov 11, 9:00 PM
    Rhea's Mill Church (Meeting Location), 5733 N Custer Rd, McKinney, TX 75071, USA
    Nov 10, 2:00 PM – Nov 11, 9:00 PM
    Rhea's Mill Church (Meeting Location), 5733 N Custer Rd, McKinney, TX 75071, USA
    You don't have Night Vision- That's OK we will have units for you to borrow. We will have lasers as well as single and dual tubes for you to borrow in order to learn the art of Night Vision shooting with both Pistol and Rifle. In accordance with ITAR regulations, all attendees must be US citizens.
  • Low Light Shooting Techniques 11/18/23
    Low Light Shooting Techniques 11/18/23
    Sat, Nov 18
    Rhea's Mill Baptist Church (North Lot)
    Nov 18, 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Rhea's Mill Baptist Church (North Lot), 5733 N Custer Rd, McKinney, TX 75071, USA
    Nov 18, 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Rhea's Mill Baptist Church (North Lot), 5733 N Custer Rd, McKinney, TX 75071, USA
    Learn advanced shooting techniques in low light conditions with both pistol and rifle.
  • Shooting from Concealment 12/2/23
    Shooting from Concealment 12/2/23
    Sat, Dec 02
    Mission 160 Range
    Dec 02, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Mission 160 Range, 6040 State Hwy 160, Whitewright, TX 75491, USA
    Dec 02, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Mission 160 Range, 6040 State Hwy 160, Whitewright, TX 75491, USA
    Train something most ranges will never let you do
  • City Bridge Community Church Private Training_ Shooting from Concealment
    City Bridge Community Church Private Training_ Shooting from Concealment
    Sat, Dec 09
    Rhea's Mill Baptist Church (Meet up)
    Dec 09, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Rhea's Mill Baptist Church (Meet up), 5733 N Custer Rd, McKinney, TX 75071, USA
    Dec 09, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Rhea's Mill Baptist Church (Meet up), 5733 N Custer Rd, McKinney, TX 75071, USA
    This is a Private Event-Please DO NOT sign up for this event unless you are part of the church security team or have approval from Derek Kelley or Lance Buckly.
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MEET THE TEAM

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JEFF KRANZ

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SHAWN CASEY

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Patrick Anderson

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BRAD FLANAGAN

TESTIMONIALS

“I wanted to thank you for the great class on Saturday. We learned a lot and had so much fun too! I think I could easily become addicted! I was really apprehensive, not only about the shooting test but because I read on your website that you were all Police/SWAT team. My ex-boyfriend is a Police/SWAT Officer and honestly he was very condescending when he talked to people and I was worried that all Police Officers were the same. My sister assured me and said you were great, but I had my doubts. Thanks for proving me wrong! Your entire team was amazing. I had no idea we would learn so much and get so much help. I was very impressed and will be referring your group to everyone I know.”

Tracey

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