Low Light Classes This Weekend

Our last outdoor Low Light classes for 2022 are coming up this weekend in Albion! We've got one spot open for Low Light Handgun and couple spots open for Low Light Long Gun.

Last Day to Register for Dark Angel Medical!

Last chance to register for this weekend's class at Northern Woods Training Facility or next weekend in Fraser, MI (registration closes at midnight tonight!)

The Last of 2022 + Upcoming Medical Classes

The last of our Core and Foundation classes for the year are coming up – make sure to get registered soon if you'd like to attend!

ALSO – Dark Angel Medical classes are coming up in September. We will be closing registration early, so make sure to get registered if you want a spot!

Upcoming Classes

Upcoming classes for August and September.

Last Call to RSVP for Alumni BBQ

You have until Wednesday (June 22) to RSVP for the Alumni BBQ & Swap Swap next Saturday (June 25). All Alumni are invited and are welcome to bring their immediate family plus two guests.
Matter of Facts Podcast

MOF Podcast: Make Range Safety Rules Make Sense Again w/ Trek

Phil and Andrew sit down with Trek to talk about the recent ups and downs with the MDFI family, then round out with some horror stories from public ranges and what is prompting Trek to try something different.

Reminder – Swag Pre-Sale Ends Tomorrow

REMINDER Our new swag (t-shirts, sweatshirts and stickers) are available for pre-order until tomorrow, Monday, March 28 at 8pm.

New MDFI Swag

Starting this Monday 14 March at 5PM, the store opens for business and those who visit will have the opportunity to snag the first of the new MDFI gear at a discount!

Podcast: How to Take a Class and What to Expect

No matter which role you may fill in a firearms training class, this episode is valuable to students and instructors alike. Today’s guest is Erik Utrecht from Michigan Defensive Firearms Institute and between the two of us, we cover all kinds of issues pertaining to firearms training.

Alumni News – Feb 1

A few spots left in our upcoming indoor classes as well as our hosted classes with Dark Angel Medical and Greenside Training this season.

2022 Season, Bulk Packs & Class Availability

2022 opening to the public soon, upcoming classes, classes with low availability, new podcasts and bulk packs!
Matter of Facts Podcast

MOF Podcast: Use of Force the Finale w/ Trek from MDFI

Phil, Andrew, and Trek sit down behind the mic for one more “Use of Force” chat in response to the multiple good and awful examples court cases and media have shown us of firearm use in recent years. Trek makes the case for why some of these high profile cases illustrate good takeaways and poor decision making.

REMINDER: MDFI Store Closes Tomorrow!

REMINDER: The MDFI Swag Store will be closing for the winter season tomorrow (December 1st). Get your order in before 10am tomorrow if you'd like to purchase anything!
Matter of Facts Podcast

MOF Podcast: Kyle Rittenhouse Shooting from a Use of Force Perspective

Phil, Andrew, and Trek tear into the events pertaining to the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, the rules and laws governing appropriate use of force, and other considerations that influence how we deal with violent, potentially lethal, threats. How do we stay on the right side of the law?
Matter of Facts Podcast

MOF Podcast: Kinosha Kid vs. Texas School Shooter, and Vaccine Mandates

Phil and Andrew (MOF Podcast) sit down with Trek from MDFI and Northern Woods Training to talk about the apparent disparity in treatment between Kyle Rittenhouse and Timothy Simpkins, then pivot to the vaccine mandates and their possible effect on the ranks of severely understaffed police departments and other first responders around the country.

2022 Tom McNaughton Scholarship Winner!

Announcement of the 2022 winner for our Tom McNaughton Shooting Scholarship – the recipient will carry the torch in honor of the of the great Tom McNaughton by continuing on the path they have started to be the very definition of a responsibly-armed citizen.

Our Last Classes of 2021

Our last classes for 2021 including this weekend in Albion, our upcoming 'When A Gun Is Not An Option' classes, and Beyond A Door and Beyond A Door: Dark in Muncie, IN. We also have spots remaining for the Essential Northwoods Bushcraft & Survival Skills class we are hosting here at Northern Woods Training Facility in November!

This Weekend – You STILL Suck! It’s Not the Gun!

Now that you can get a hit where you want it, can you do it over and over again and quickly? What about further away from the target, or one-handed? Join us this weekend in Greenville for You STILL Suck! It's Not the Gun!