Meet Chris Kaltenbach

Chris Kaltenbach

I have been shooting since about 2007. I work in Law Enforcement and have been in this field since 2007. This is where my shooting experience started. Around the end of 2011, I began doing firearms tactics training outside of work and have been a training junkie ever since.

Teaching and becoming an instructor has been a goal of mine for a while and finally have the opportunity. I completed my NRA Basic Pistol, Personal Protection inside the Home, and Home Defense Instructor in July 2012 with Rochester Personal Defense, LLC and then I finally got my feet wet by teaching with Dave and the other instructors.



Philosophy

Without a solid foundation, a house will fall. The same applies to Firearms training and tactics. You must work on and not forget your basic firearms fundamentals. You cannot move to more advanced tactics without a solid foundation of fundamentals.





Training Experience:

  • 2007. Graduated NY State Police Officer Training
  • 2011. Combative Carbine Skills 1&2 MDTS, LLC
  • 2012. Carbine Training John Holschen of Insights Training Center
  • 2012. NRA Basic Instructor Training/Basic Pistol/Home Defense/Personal Protection in the Home with Rochester Personal Defense, LLC
  • 2012. Combative Pistol Skills 1&2 MDTS, LLC
  • 2012. Tactical Indoor Defense and Evacuation 2 PFC, LLC
  • 2012. Combat Mindset for the street officer NYTOA
  • 2012. AR-15 Armorer Certification DPMS/Remington/Bushmaster NYTOA
  • 2012. Progressive Handgun 1 Fighting Foundation PFC, LLC
  • 2012. Progressive Carbine 1 Fighting Foundation PFC, LLC
  • 2012. Home Defense Tactics and Simulations with Rochester Personal Defense, LLC
  • 2012. NRA Range Safety Officer with Rochester Personal Defense, LLC
  • 2012. Defensive Pistol Skills 101 with Rochester Personal Defense, LLC
  • 2012. Tactical Indoor Defense and Evacuation PFC, LLC
  • 2012. Rochester Personal Defense, LLC Instructor Training and Development Program
  • 2013. Rochester Personal Defense, LLC Instructor Training and Development Program
  • 2013. Practical Pistol Skills MDTS Training
  • 2013. Practical Carbine Skills 1 MDTS Training
  • 2014. Certified GLOCK Armorer
  • 2014. GLOCK Certified Pistol Instructor
  • 2014. Custom Rifle from Academi
  • 2014. Custom Defensive Pistol from Academi
  • 2014. Rochester Personal Defense, LLC Instructor Training Refresher
  • 2015. Custom Defensive Handgun course from Academi
  • 2015. Custom Defensive Vehicle Operation course from Academi.
  • 2015. Custom Rifle course from Academi
  • 2016. Custom Pistol Instructor Development Training from Academi
  • 2016. Custom Shotgun Instructor Development Training from Academi
  • Teaching Experience:

  • NRA Basic Pistol
  • Basic Defensive Handgun for Rochester Personal Defense, LLC
  • Defensive Pistol Skills 101 course for Rocester Personal Defense, LLC
  • Police Academy Emergency Medical Response training
  • Community Involvement: