Designed for results. Based on real-world evidence.

Your goal is to protect yourself and others. Our programs will get you there.

Apex Concealed Carry

IDS Apex is our cutting-edge self-defense program that combines mental conditioning and physical training to transform you into a confident and capable defender. Our experienced instructors will guide you through a comprehensive curriculum that includes situational awareness, firearms training, and combative techniques. With our Apex program, you'll gain the mindset and skillset you need to take control of any situation. People may mock you for being this way, not knowing they'll be looking for your protection should violence ever occur. They will cower while you stand ready.

Nomad Krav Maga®

Nomad Krav Maga® at First Shield Defense is the most modern and comprehensive iteration of Krav Maga. Our program combines the Krav Maga system with our 6 Methods of Combat, including striking, grappling, firearms, knife, stick, and conditioning, to create Nomad Mixed Combat System. Our expert instructors will teach you practical techniques for real-world self-defense situations.