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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.

UNTHINKABLE: Concepts and Techniques for Gravest Extreme

Practical Pistol – Mindset & Mechanics w/Low Light Module

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Date(s) - 02/09/2018 - 02/11/2018
6:00pm - 4:00pm

Angeles Shooting Range & Reloading Store



UNTHINKABLE: Concepts and Techniques for Gravest Extreme

MDTS in collaboration with William Aprill of Aprill Risk Consulting

Practical Pistol Skills: Mindset & Mechanics course. This course offers a unique insight into the practical mindset, physical mechanics and tactics necessary to navigate a defensive shooting. A combination of interactive lectures and essential pistol operation skills and drills provide the end-user with the physical gun-handling skills AND the mindset to implement those skills under extreme duress. Understanding yourself, the criminal and the conflict is the focus of this course. How to prepare for and deal with a defensive shooting, before, during and after is essential to WINNING and returning home safe. If you own a handgun for personal defense, in or out of the home, this course is mandatory to your defensive training, development and readiness. Note: This course includes a Low Light Pistol Module Saturday evening.

2/9/18 – 6PM-10PM
2/10/18 – 12PM-8PM
2/11/18 – 9AM-4PM

$450+$50 Range Fee ($25/day)
Contact Drew at to reserve your spot.

Course content will include but is not limited to:
The 5 W’s of Risk
Legalities of Deadly Physical Force
Decision Making & Critical Thinking
How Criminals Select Victims
Deselection Strategies

Firearms Safety/Range Safety
S7 Practical Pistol Methodology
Ready Positions
Preparatory Gun-Handling
Verbal Commands
Proactive Movement
One Hand Pistol Operation (Strong & Support Side)
Presentation from Holster
Positional Shooting
Utilizing Cover & Concealment
Shoot-No-Shoot Decision Making
**Low Light Pistol Module

Equipment List:
-serviceable pistol with cleaning
-comfortable clothing or duty uniform
-800 rounds factory loaded ammunition
-minimum of 2 magazines/speedloader & holders
-sturdy belt & strong side holster (NO SERPA Type Holsters)
-At least one Illumination Tool (two is better)
-eye & ear protection
-weather appropriate clothing
-note taking materials

Optional Equipment:
-lunch for a full days class
-note taking materials
-protection from sun: easy-up or pop-up canopy
-fold up camp chair