Welcome to Keckeisen Training Concepts – Offering the top conflict resolution training in the Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota Metro Area

KTC is uniquely positioned to be able to offer the highest quality training in a multitude of fields covering the range of interpersonal conflict.

From traditional martial arts such as Judo, Karate, Aikido, Taiho Jutsu, and Kenjutsu, to Modern Combatives.

There are many differing styles of “Combatives”: Israeli-based systems such as Krav Maga, or Kapap; Filipino-based such as Arnis, Eskrima, or Kali; and a multitude of systems used by Law Enforcement and Military Organizations world-wide.

No matter what you call it, or where it comes from, this type of training is geared towards practical application of traditional principles to meet the needs of modern times

The term Combatives is most closely associated with W.E. Fairbairn and his application of Japanese martial arts used for hand to hand combat in World War Two

KTC is unique in that we have a direct link to the Fairbairn inspired, combative measures training developed by the USAF SAC

We also provide much needed training in other aspects of confrontation that is not found anywhere else.
Topics include:
Understanding force law
Knowing your own legal / ethical / moral boundaries
Threat Assessment
Escape and Evade
Reading terrain / knowing your environment
Verbal Skills and deescalation
Understanding the tactics of criminals
Recognizing victim profiles
When violence ends
How to articulate the force you used
What to do after a confrontation
Personally customized reality based training scenarios

With this solid foundation and years of field experience KTC also offers specialized training for Primary Contact Professionals, Law Enforcement, and Tactical Operations Teams.

KTC has training facilities located just minutes away from both the Minneapolis and St. Paul Metro area along with our head quarters in the north metro

KTC also provides regularly scheduled seminars across Minnesota and the entire country. Be sure to check the training schedule page for opportunities near you.

At KTC we strive to maintain the best traditions of the past while utilizing proven training methods of today to provide professional, quality instruction.