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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.

MDTS Training Staff

Training Staff

EJ Weeks

EJ Weeks – Lead Instructor In-Extremis Medical Skills, Assistant Instructor Designated Firearms Courses Born and raised in New Hartford, NY EJ is a graduate of […]

Chris Fry – Owner, Lead Instructor

Chris Fry – Owner, Lead Instructor is a life long student and coach with instructor certifications in multiple martial arts, NRA and tactical firearms training […]

William Aprill

William Aprill – Co-Instructor for Specialized Courses William Aprill is a licensed mental health professional with over 15 years experience across the continuum of care. […]

Luke Slatton

Luke Slatton – Assitant Instructor for Designated Firearms Courses CPT Luke Slatton is an infantry officer in the US Army and an Army Ranger with […]

Pat Scalise

Pat Scalise – Assistant Instructor Physical Defense, Assistant Instructor for Designated Firearms Courses Pat is currently a N.Y.S. Probation Officer with 26 years experience. His […]

Marc Hutcheon

Marc Hutcheon Marc has been working with MDTS since 2005 assisting with many of our core classes. He has 280 hours of firearms and tactics […]

Dan Vaillancourt

Dan Vaillancourt – Assitant Instructor, Private Training, RSO Dan comes to MDTS from a competition background which started 25+ years ago. He’s participated in a […]