The Importance of Training

MDFI Alumni, Jared (14 years old) is one of the most squared away students we've seen in class this year. He interviewed Trek on the range with some questions about the importance of training.
Matter of Facts Podcast

MOF Podcast: A Trek Into The Northern Woods

The guys from MOF and Trek discuss the Northern Woods Training Facility. With a more diverse focus than just firearms, Northern Woods hosts top tier instructors in the disciplines of tracking, emergency medical, counter custody, and primitive bushcraft.
5.11 Call to Service

5.11 Call To Service Podcast w/ Trek from MDFI

5.11’s Call to Service gives insight to the public safety professional through interviews with some of the most accomplished individuals in their field. On this week, Trek of MDFI is on the show.

MDFI Class Ammo Available for Purchase

We know sourcing ammo has been a difficult task as of lately and we are excited to announce that in partnership with Fenix Ammunition, we are now offering ammo for purchase to new student registrations! This is designed to make sure that students are still able to train during the current ammo situation. Both MDFI and Fenix Ammo believe in the importance of training your defensive skills – and we cannot thank Fenix Ammo enough for offering this opportunity to our students.
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MOF Podcast: Trek & the Danger Zone Auction

Original Air Date: March 19, 2021 Phil and Andrew haul Trek from MDFI back on the show to discuss the Brian Terry Foundation and the Danger […]
Practically Tactical

Practically Tactical: Less Than Lethal Selection with Trek from MDFI

Practically Tactical is the show where critical thinking meets every day carry. This show features a round table discussion on mindset, concealed carry, training and more […]

Goodbye Social Media

To be straight and to the point, effective immediately, MDFI will be stopping all use of Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
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MOF Podcast: Goodbye 2020 w/ Trek from MDFI

Phil and Andrew ring in the new year with Trek from MDFI to chat about the merits of thinking vs. reacting, a little reflection on this year we're punting out the door, and some more ATF shenanigans.

2021 Classes Now Open For Registration!

We have over 70 classes on the books for 2021 and registration is now open! You can find all of our course descriptions, pre-requisites, topics covered, […]
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MOF Podcast: Post Election Shenanigans

Phil and Andrew are joined by Trek from MDFI for a talk about post election SHENANIGANS and some perspective for Trek regarding moving in and around crowds.
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MOF Podcast: Brian Terry, the Border, and the Quest for Answers

Phil and Andrew invite Trek from MDFI back on the show to talk about the search for answers surrounding Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, some of Trek's experience with the men that secure our border, and the situation for people on both sides.
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MOF Podcast: Can I Shoot? Should You Shoot? (Use of Force – Part 2)

A follow up podcast to “Can I Shoot, Should You Shoot?” to talk about recent police use of force incidents, intermediate use of force, and the St. Louis homeowners confronting protesters.

“With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility (so long as it is convenient)”

We have no more time to give and should waste no more time on those who are steadfast in only being, “Gun Owners.” It is time for this country to build, dedicate more time, and only tolerate, “Responsibly Armed Citizens.”
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MOF Podcast: Can I Shoot? Should You Shoot?

The guys from MOF Podcast haul Trek from MDFI in for a very long discussion about use of force, both from a legal and a philosophical perspective.

ONLINE CLASS: Introduction to the Armed Citizen

RESTRICTED CONTENT This portion of our website is restricted to MDFI Alumni only. If you have an account, please login.If you are an alumni member and […]

Online Interactive Seminar – This Saturday!

RESTRICTED CONTENT This portion of our website is restricted to MDFI Alumni only. If you have an account, please login.If you are an alumni member and […]

You Are Your First Responder

“Neither the Constitution, nor state law, impose a general duty upon police officers or other governmental officials to protect individual persons from harm — even when […]

MDFI 2020 Season and the Bug (COVID-19)

With our training season kicking off into full gear at the end of the month and the current happenings around the globe regarding the COVID-19 virus, we wanted to reach out to all of you to let you know how MDFI will be operating for the year.

The Brian Terry Foundation & Trek’s Trek: Honoring a Hero Gunned Down by the Cartel

Article Published by SkillsetMag.com on November 1, 2019
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MOF Podcast: Off Grid Living w/ Trek

Original Air Date: 1/31/2020 Phil, Andrew, and Trek from MDFI sit down for a chat about off grid living and home defense…except Trek’s home is mobile. […]

How-To Use Alumni Central

A quick reference guide on how to use the features provided to Alumni in your Alumni Central account.
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Matter of Facts Podcast #2 – Responsible Armed Citizen

Guns, prepping, survival. In a dangerous world, being prepared isn’t paranoia, it’s a way of life. Original Air Date: August 23, 2019 | Responsible Armed Citizen […]
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Matter of Facts Podcast w/ Trek

Guns, prepping, survival. In a dangerous world, being prepared isn’t paranoia, it’s a way of life. Original Air Date: July 16, 2019 | Andrew Sits Down […]
MDFI Private Training

Private Training Now Available

We know that sometimes your schedule doesn't allow you to be at our schedule classes, or maybe you're looking for a personally customized training regiment with […]

Please Take A Medical Class

In all of our Core and Foundation firearms classes we tell our students, “before you join us for another firearms class, please take a medical class […]

3 Rules About Your Carry Gun

Lets be honest about self defense hand-blasters… THE MOST COMMON CARRY TYPES IN THE US? Compact semi-auto “mouseguns” Small-frame revolvers (J-frame, 5-shot type) THE LEAST LIKELY […]

RDO Handgun Zero Targets

We would like to introduce the MDFI RDO Handgun Zero Targets. These targets are the work of MDFI Instructor Thomas who wanted a way to make […]

The Firearm Guy: Foundation Handgun w/ Trek

Originally Posted: May 7, 2016  

Everyday Carry Options Podcast w/ Trek

EPISODE 9: So You Got A Gun with Trek from MDFI Streamed live on Jan 19, 2018

Functional Gentlemen: Interview with Trek from MDFI

Originally aired February 8, 2018 View on YouTube >>