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Modern Defensive Training Systems

MDTS Training

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. Mobile training courses are available in N.Y. and abroad. Contact us to host a training course at your range or location. Click logo below to see schedule of classes near you.

ShivWorks Collective



Pro Second Amendment Organizations & Gun Information Resources

National Rifle Association
Help Protect Your 2nd Amendment Rights- Join the NRA

New York State Rifle & Pistol Association
Protect Your 2nd Amendment Rights Here in NYS- Join the NYSRPA
Handgun Laws By State


Pro Knife Rights Organizations & Knife Information Resources
Stay informed about knife laws and help protect your rights

American Knife & Tool Institute
Information, education and the first organization promoting the protection of your right to carry a knife
Knife Laws By State


Self Protection Legal Education Resources

Armed Citizen’s Legal Defense Network
Education about the legalities of using deadly force for self defense and much more. MDTS is a proud supporter.


Teachers, Friends & Affiliations

Progressive F.O.R.C.E. Concepts
Our Instructors and Friends in Vegas, Defensive and Tactical Training

Extreme Close Quarter Combat Master Instructor “SouthNarc”

CMD Advanced Trainer Cecil Burch
Our Instructor and Friend, Advanced CMDP Trainer Cecil Burch’s Arizona Martial Gym

Dojo 1
The Mohawk Valleys Premier Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Thai-Boxing, Western Boxing & Combat Fitness School

Pekiti-Tirsia International
Our Filipino Martial Arts Instructors and Brothers

Defensive Edge
Master Armorer and creator of the SLR15 Rifle Greg “Sully” Sullivan

Rocky Mountain Combat Applications Training
Peyton’s Place, need we say more!

FAST Defense Association
Master Trainer Bill Kipp’s Fear Adrenaline Stress Training



New Paltz Rod & Gun Club
An excellent club & facility, New Paltz NY

Otisco Lake Rod & Gun Club
A GREAT group of Guys in Upstate, NY

Oneida Rifle Club
Indoor & Ourdoor ranges in Upstate, NY

Buckeye Gun Club
The last best hope NJ has. Barnegat, NJ



Total Protection Interactive
Serious Martial Discussion and Information 
NY based firearm related blog, forum and information
AR15 Information and MORE

The Martialist
Martial Online Magazine and Information

NJ Gun Forums
Pro-Second Amendment Discussion resource in NJ

Long Island Gun Forum
Long Island Gun Forum

NY Shenaniguns
NY Gun & Fun Related Forum
Essential Gear/Equipment Resources

Firearm manufacturing and equipment

Raven Concealment Systems
Makers of some of the finest Kydex concealment holsters available today

Keepers Concealment
The Finest Appendix IWB Holster Available – The “Keeper”

Up-Armored Knives USA
Custom knives and duracoat specialists located in Western NY

Bobby Mac- “Just Snub Holsters”
Our friend Bobby Mac makes some of the finest Snubby Holsters on the market today

Alessi Gun Holsters
For the Professional

The Tactical Professors Practice CD & Live Fire CD
Roger’s Shooting School Master Instructor Claude Werner (aka HeadHunter) Dry Fire Practice Kit

Door Security | Door Devil
Upgrade doors with 48” of steel anti-kick security. Typically installs in 30m.

High quality weapon lubricant/protectant, cleaner/degreaser