There is no, “I” in “Team” but there is in, “Liability.”

In relation to Church Security Teams looking for training. There is a huge difference between a church that allows members of its congregation to lawfully carry and being a member of a "Church Security Team."

A.L.I.C.E. in Wonderland: Getting Real About Workplace Security

We have all heard the acronyms ALICE (“Run, Hide, Fight”) or ALERT (“Escape, Evade, Attack”) Training when it comes to often referenced business and school “Safety/Active […]


Matter of Facts Podcast

MOF Podcast: Going Dark w/ Trek

Trek from MDFI Training joins the MoF boys to talk about low light techniques and Andrew's recent low light class.


Join Us This Sunday for Our Most Important Class

Alumni News & Swag Sale!

Last Call! Join Us This Weekend for Bushcraft & Survival Skills

2023 Season – PREVIEW

Our TENATIVE 2023 training schedule – registration will start opening to Alumni on October 15, 2022 and to the public on November 15, 2022.

This Weekend at Northern Woods

Low Light Classes This Weekend

Last Day to Register for Dark Angel Medical!

The Last of 2022 + Upcoming Medical Classes

Upcoming Classes

Last Call to RSVP for Alumni BBQ

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

New MDFI Swag

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

2022 Season, Bulk Packs & Class Availability

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!

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

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

Last Call – Cover + Movement, This Weekend!

Beyond A Door: DARK