Start with an empty cup ...

A student went to visit a Zen master. While the master quietly served tea, the student talked about Zen. The master poured the student's cup to the brim, and then kept pouring. The student watched the overflowing cup until he could no longer restrain himself. "It's full! No more will go in!" the student blurted. "This is you," the master replied, "How can I show you Zen unless you first empty your cup?"

Slow is smooth, smooth is fast ...

When you first learn a new technique, practice it slowly. It's better to carefully learn the correct form, than make training scars trying to go as fast as you can. You will find speed comes naturally with more repetitions.

Crawl, walk, run ...

It's always tempting to skip ahead but proper fundamentals are key. Just like the foundations of a house lie underneath what you see, aiming, trigger control and marksmanship are paramount. Without those everything else is like building castles in the sand.

Meet the Gun Kraft team...

With over forty years of combined experience, including Military and Law Enforcement, our instructors are here to teach you.



Robin has spent the last ten years working for a local law enforcement agency, where he serves as a firearms instructor. Even as a firearm instructor, Robin continues to attend classes to increase his proficiency and stay current on the latest training advances.

"A good teacher should also be a good student," Robin says. "No matter where you are in life, there is always something to be learned. My priority is to help students achieve the objectives they set for themselves."



Evans is a veteran of the US Army. After leaving the military, he worked in a variety of fields such as retail firearms and executive protection. Evans has a passion for teaching. When he's not working, he is learning from nationally recognized firearms instructors around the country, so he can bring that knowledge back to those in the Bay Area.

An avid outdoors man, Evans spends time overlanding, camping and practicing primitive skills.