Designed with the armed Citizen Defender in mind, IDS Training is uniquely engineered to deepen and accelerate your motor learning and skill acquisition. New Member Exclusive Courses, Content and Seminars will be frequently added to our already extensive collection so you can be ready if faced with a life-threatening critical incident.
Our Premium Courses are more than just linear videos, they can also be experienced as an open progression through an intuitive and interactive technology called LearnDash. This allows you to track your progress, add questions and comments and receive badges and certificates for completed lessons.
Meet Your Instructor
Todd Fossey – Meet Your Instructor
Todd Fossey is the founder of and Chief Instructor at Integrative Defense Strategies in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is a regular contributor Funker Tactical, Aperture Fight Focused YouTube channels, a member of the Personal Defense Network’s (PDN) Contribution Team, a member of the 5.11 ABR Academy Instructor Team, a 2nd Amendment Advocate, a champion for the Citizen Defender, and is sought after for seminars and training camps across the country.
After training several years with Israelis, Todd earned his black belt in Krav Maga in 2017. Fossey continues his extensive MMA and submission grappling apprenticeship under legendary MMA coach (and Special Forces Instructor) Greg Nelson at the Minnesota Martial Arts Academy. Fossey is a (PFC PSOC) Certified Executive Protection Agent, (FSI) Certified Force Science Analyst, and is actively involved with force-on-force scenario, active shooter, and SWAT training for various law enforcement agencies and departments. In addition to his work in weapons based combatives, firearms, and tactical instruction, he is a former lecturer at medical schools and has a 15-year background in psychophysiology which offers him special insight into the psychological, physiological, and perceptual effects of high-stress critical incidents and human performance.
Fossey is best known for his innovative, evidence based, and holistic approaches to integrating multiple disciplines into training and personal defense, specializing in extreme close quarters, weapons based combatives for armed Citizen Defenders.
During the time of his formal education, Fossey worked as a bouncer and head of security where he was faced with many violent and life-threatening encounters.
SIRT Training Pistol
SIRT Training Pistol | What is it and How Does it Work? | Watch Now for FREE!
Perhaps the most effective pistol training aid ever created, the SIRT training pistol will open up a whole new world of training possibilities for you. This FREE course will provide you with an expanded explanation and demonstration of this groundbreaking training aid and will change the way you think about training your pistol craft.
Runtime: 10+ Minutes
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Dry Fire Safety Protocols
IDS Dry Fire Safety Protocols & Best Practices | Watch Now for FREE!
Why would you need to know safety protocols for inert weapons or dry fire? This FREE lesson will answer that question as it lays out clear, step by step procedures to keep you and others safe as you train in the convenience of your own home.
Let’s do what responsible Citizen Defenders do and follow these safety protocols.
Runtime: 11+ Minutes
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Impact Weapon Defense for the Armed Citizen Defender
Family Security Operations and Close Protection
Deep and Accelerated Learning
Active Shooter and Terrorist Response
Traumatic First Aid
Armed Vehicle Defense Negotiating Passengers
Countering A Close Range Knife Threat From Behind
3D Proxy Drill
Dealing With Armed Robberies
Deliberate Draw Drill
In-Holster Weapon Retention | Figure 4
Inspecting Your Ammunition
2 Handed Draw From Concealment Step 1 Demonstration
Your Most Important Ready Position
1 – 5 + 1 Drill & Transition Mechanics
Preemptive Strikes while Armed – Switch Jab Transition
Layered Figure 8 Drill
Cleaning Your Slide
Cross Face & Neck Pike Reversal
IDS Weapons Based Walk Walking 101
Using Your Lock Box
The Columbus Clamp
Dumps | Trips | Sweeps – Claw Hip Wheel
Entangled With A Long Armed Attacker
Out-of-Holster Weapon Retention System | Crowbar
Getting Back To Your Feet