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MDTS is a New York based firearms training and personal protection consulting company. We specialize in pistol, concealed carry, shotgun, carbine, defensive knife, less lethal, physical defense and threat awareness training courses.

Chris Fry – Owner, Lead Instructor is a life long student and coach with instructor certifications in multiple martial arts, NRA and tactical firearms training programs. Chris is active working part-time in the executive protection industry as a Protection Agent for PFC Safeguards since 2006. Additionally, Chris has graduated numerous commercial handgun, shotgun, carbine and tactical training courses conducted by industry experts and schools totaling 1000+ hrs of training.




MDTS offers a wide variety of one-day handgun classes from introductory and beginner to advanced, low-light, concealed carry, and force-on-force.

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Carbine & Shotgun

MDTS offers basic, intermediate, and advanced one-day carbine and shotgun classes.

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Edged Weapons

MDTS teaches a variety of defensive folding and fixed blade knife skills.

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Physical Defense

The MDTS practical physical defense skills series is an outcome based series of course work focused on countering spontaneous criminal assault. Following a non-attribute based, modernized combative framework, the principles and skills taught do not require extended attribute development to apply effectively. Through the proper application of tactics and physical skills, clients will learn to survive, counter and escape close range criminal assaults.

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Specialty Courses

MDTS specialized courses include Medical, Force-on-Force, Home and Family Defense, and Mindset & Techniques classes.

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Updated May 2017