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.

MDTS Concealed Carry Principles


HOLSTERS & CONCEALED CARRY: auto-loader to revolver, leather, hybrid, Kydex, molded plastic, inside-waistband, outside-waistband, mega-holster to minimalist, AIWB, 3 O'clock, 4 O'clock, ankle, pocket, on-body or off-body. There are A LOT of different ways and places to carry a concealed handgun but ultimately it comes down to: 1) can you access the gun fast and efficiently 2) is it secure 3) is it comfortable. Whatever holster or method of carry you choose it has to be accessible in a timely manner, it has to be secure from anyone other than yourself and believe it or not it has to be comfortable or you won't carry it that way for long. I've heard a gun-school cliche that says: "A handgun should be comforting not comfortable". I will respectfully disagree and say that if that gun isn't comfortable most people won't carry it consistently or for any duration. Discomfort also leads to frequent touching, adjustment and physical manifestations of that discomfort otherwise known as "tells". Thus defeating the idea of concealed carry and carrying whenever and wherever we can. Consider elements that may effect concealed carry such as everyday activities (work, school, gym), dress or formal functions and weather variations like extreme cold to hot, sticky and humid. There is no one perfect way to carry a handgun, there are just different options that fit the lifestyle we live and places we go. Remember, the gun is being carried to protect your life and those you love. Don't let that gun limit you from enjoying life and the people in it. Some quick considerations when buying a concealed carry holster: holsters should be rigid, secure, familiar, comfortable, compatible to the carrier’s personal and environmental circumstances and allow one handed re-holstering. Do your research, study, train, practice, test and as the late Paul Gomez would say: "Carry your damn gun"! #MDTS #training #practicalconcealedcarryskills #concealedcarry #covertcarry @shivworks_and_alumni @llindenman @immediateactioncombatives @sharpdefense @aprillriskconsulting @pfc_training @ravenconcealment @darkstargear @veilsolutions @crossbreed_holsters #wildbillsconcealment #bobb #holsters

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