Practical Close Quarter Skills | MDTS
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.

Practical Close Quarter Skills

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Date(s) - 09/15/2018
9:00am - 4:30pm

New Paltz Rod & Gun Club




In this course attendees will be presented with practical solutions for extreme close range problems with a focus on the 0-7 foot range. An NRA basic pistol or MDTS Practical Pistol Skills 1 is required to attend this course. Through a combination of dry-fire, live-fire and hands-on interactive drills attendees will be presented with problems and solutions common to this range of defensive handgun utilization.

Topics include but are not limited to:

Pistol Diagnostics and Assessment
In-Fight Weapon Access
Handgun Retention & Combatives
Practical Fending Positions and Tactics
Shooting from Retention Positions
Firing Through Appropriate Extension & Compression
One-Hand Accessing & Shooting
One-Hand Malfunction Clearance

Equipment List:

NYS Pistol License
serviceable pistol
comfortable clothing or duty uniform
300 rounds factory loaded ammunition
minimum of 3 magazines/speedloader & holders
sturdy belt & strong side holster only
eye & ear protection
weather appropriate clothing
note taking materials
cover garment

Optional Equipment:

Note taking materials
lunch for a full days class


***Lunch is limited to 30 minutes max and is often a “working” lunch where discussion of specific aspects related to the days class or a module of instruction is presented. Therefore it is highly recommended you bring a bag lunch.

**** Contact us today if you would like to host MDTS at your range or come to us here in the Mohawk Valley region for one of our Practical Close Quarter Skills Courses. We have range and classroom facilities available that can accommodate large groups (1


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