Chris Fry

Vice President, PFC Group of Companies

Chris has been a PFC friend, partner, student, instructor, and senior advisor for the past 17 years. In recent years he has served mainly behind the scenes managing social media, marketing, and newsletter efforts for PFC on a part-time basis while employed full-time in New York and running his own training business, MDTS Training. Chris has worked part-time as a Protection Agent for PFC Safeguards and has been an adjunct instructor with PFC since 2003.

Chris is a lifelong student of interpersonal conflict with instructor certifications in various martial arts, including a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, firearm tactical training programs, and the NRA. Additionally, Chris has graduated from numerous commercial handgun, shotgun, carbine, and tactical training courses conducted by industry experts and schools totaling more than a thousand hours of training. Chris is a certified AR15/M4/M16 and Glock armorer. Chris contributes to various online firearms resource websites, podcasts and is a frequent presenter at personal protection and small arms training conferences for civilians and law enforcement.

Chris formed MDTS Training in 1998, conducting mobile training courses focused on civilian personal protection, with and without weapons. Through MDTS, Chris has instructed and coached 1000 plus clients per year for the last 20 years. Chris has unique experience presenting information in an easy-to-learn, practical manner. Chris’s clients improve during a class and know how to continue improving on their own.

Finally, Chris is part of the “ShivWorks Collective,”; a collective mind trust of multidisciplinary oriented instructors. The collective includes Craig Douglas, Cecil Burch, Larry Lindenman, Paul Sharp, and the late William April. These instructors have worked together for nearly 20 years to introduce clients to an integrated approach to self-defense and personal combative improvement in weapons-based environments.

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