Pistol Packing Ladies has been fortunate to meet a number of professionals along its journey who have been willing to share their knowledge, skills and experiences with the club and its members.  We encourage you to click each link below to learn more about our partners and the products and companies they represent.         

INNOVATIVE DEFENSIVE SOLUTIONS, llc, (IDS) focuses on teaching intuitive defensive handgun skills that lend themselves to efficiently handling a firearm in ways that are congruent with the body’s natural reactions under stress. This methodology allows us to better prepare our students for situations where drawing a firearm is a possibility.


They hold classes on their home private range in Northern VA and on public ranges around the NOVA area. They also travel to host ranges around the United States providing their defensive handgun, home defense and specialized training packages customized to their client’s needs.  


In addition to the defensive handgun and home defense training in which they specialize, they also offer instructor development courses, pepper spray training, state-certified concealed carry courses and consulting services, which encompass a broad range of topics including but not limited to range development, range management, range officer operations and/or training, personal one on one coaching both for students of the gun and instructors of the gun, advanced firearm training, crime prevention, and carbine/shotgun training.  www.innovativedefensivesolutions.com  

Miyad Designs

MIYAD Designs, a California based company, created the BULLET STOPPER Cross Over Ballists Holster (COBH).  The bag is a combination of cross over flapped tech bag with a UL 752 level 2 ballistic plate installed inside.  


A simple, stealthy, versatile self-defense and CCW carrying holster and backpack, this unit can be used to protect the user from being shot (a mini shield) or used in self-defense to strike an aggressor on the body (a surprise battering tool).  


This lightweight crossover holster/pouch hides contents and creates a stealth method of carrying many items, including a concealed handgun and less-lethal weapons.   www.miyadsys.com   Contact Mike McMaken, the MIYAD East Coast distributor, for more information m.mcmaken@aol.com.

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