Chris is currently the Senior Director of Training for Progressive F.O.R.C.E. Concepts out of Nevada (www.pfctraining.com). Chris has been a PFC friend, partner, student, instructor, and senior advisor for the past 17 years. In recent years he has served mainly behind the scenes managing social media, marketing, and newsletter efforts for PFC on a part-time basis while employed full time in New York and running his own training business, MDTS Training. Chris has worked part-time as a Protection Agent for PFC Safeguards and has been an adjunct instructor with PFC since 2003.
Chris is a lifelong student of interpersonal conflict with instructor certifications in various martial arts, NRA, firearms, and tactical training programs. Additionally, Chris has graduated from numerous commercial handgun, shotgun, carbine, and tactical training courses conducted by industry experts and schools totaling more than a thousand hours of training. Chris is a certified AR15/M4/M16 and Glock armorer. He is a contributor to various online firearms resource websites, podcasts, and a frequent presenter at personal protection and small arms training conferences for both civilians and law enforcement.
Chris formed MDTS Training in 1998, conducting mobile training courses focused on civilian personal protection, with and without weapons. Through MDTS, Chris has instructed and coached 1000 plus clients per year for the last 20 years. Chris has unique experience presenting information in an easy to learn, practical manner. Chris’s clients improve during class and know how to continue improving on their own.
Finally, Chris is 1/6th of the “ShivWorks Collective,”; a collective mind trust of multidisciplinary oriented instructors. These instructors work together to introduce clients to an integrated approach to self-defense and personal combative improvement. The collective includes Craig Douglas, Cecil Burch, William Aprill, Larry Lindenman, and Paul Sharp.
Check the Endorsements page and Reviews section of the MDTS Facebook page to see feedback from clients. Chris has worked with men, women, children, Law Enforcement Officers, Military Personnel, school administrators, students and business owners.