Whether you live in a rural or metropolitan area, you will certainly want to take the best steps to protect your family. Due to concerns over natural disasters, terrorist attacks and civil unrest, many are purchasing home kits about survival for their family. While this is a good first step, it is not the only step to take. You will need to look into survival training programs.
Look at it this way: buying a first aid kit can definitely help you if an emergency arises but only if you know how to use the items in the kit. The same goes for any material found in a survival kit.
For that matter, you may be able to survive in a disaster situation without an actual kit if you understand the basics survival skills of what to do when a disaster occurs. Again, this is where quality training in survival techniques can prove to be enormously helpful.
There are quite a number of different areas to consider when your goal is to improve your potential to survive in a crisis. Build an effective family survival guide that can help you become familiar with all of these areas.
The common reason why so many fail in a crisis is that the crisis ends up overwhelming them in a totally unexpected manner. Once the crisis does occur, they are then unable to react to it because they do not know how to.
A quality survival training program can help address problems such as these. A good training program will allow you to become more aware of the signs that an emergency is arising. This will allow you to become better prepared when a serious emergency arises.
Of course, you will already have been instructed on the essential items you must have in the home when a serious emergency arises.
These essentials can include:
- Critical foods
- Medical supplies
- Sources of warmth
Since you have such things in the home, you eliminate many of the serious problems that arise when you are not prepared.
You will also be mentally capable when an emergency arises. Enrolling in a course of survival training helps keep you informed of the things you need to do. This makes you more capable when an emergency arises. You end up having your head on straight and are able to make the right decisions without panicking. This will be critical if you are to survive the situation you find yourself.
The training course does have to be a well thought out and comprehensive one. Sadly, there are a number of less than stellar courses being sold online. These eBooks and DVDs have been rushed to the market to cash in on people’s concerns over their safety. Rather than waste money on inferior releases, it would be much wiser to purchase well-reviewed and effective training material that can actually deliver results.
Once you take advantage of a reliable and reputable survival training program, you can feel confident you are doing what you need to do to protect yourself and your loved ones. For that reason alone, you take the steps now to take part in quality survival training.
Below are the current training/education courses we are currently running. This will be updated as courses are added and/or course curriculum changes. Please contact us for the latest prices. Thanks.
MINDSET, METHODOLOGY, & MENTALITY COURSE / Cost: $20
The greatest asset you have is your mind. The thought process of dealing with stressful situations is your “mindset”. This class discusses overall mindset, threat mitigation assessment, environmental manipulation, as well as planning and execution.
SURVIVAL KIT MENTALITY COURSE / Cost: $15
Bug out bags, get home bags, INCH (I’m never coming home) bags, they have many names, acronyms, and uses. This course goes over the many types of survival kits/bags that you can stage to improve your odds when a situation goes south on you. This is one of our more popular courses and one we encourage everyone to go through, especially those new to preparedness and survival.
DEVELOPING SURVIVAL NETWORKS / Cost: $10
In the end, human beings survive better together than they do apart and that is the bottom line. Developing Survival Networks Course will not tell you where you can find the people you’ll want for your group, but it will give you a pattern for recruiting, training and maintaining your survival team/community.
WILDERNESS SURVIVAL COURSE (BASIC) / Cost: $50
This is our most basic and most popular outdoor survival course. Our instructors cover the basics of shelters, fire, and water. They also teach some basic land navigation as well as what to do when you need to be rescued. This course is family-friendly and lasts 1 1/2 days.
WILDERNESS SURVIVAL COURSE (INTERMEDIATE) / Cost: $75
This course covers the more in-depth application of the basic course and dives more into primitive fire making, shelter building, and other skills. The course duration is a little over two days and each student is limited to the course packing list.
WILDERNESS SURVIVAL COURSE (ADVANCED) / Cost: $110
This is the most physically and skill-demanding outdoor survival course we do. Each student/applicant is required to already have developed a healthy skillset for this course.
INTRO TO TRACKING/TRAPPING / Cost: TBA
This course covers animal tracking and trapping techniques, both modern and primitive. * Pre-requisite for this course is the completion of all three Wilderness Survival Courses.
URBAN SURVIVAL COURSE / Cost: TBA
This course is broken down into three phases. Phase one and two are both classroom instruction and the third phase is a full Field Training Exercise (FTX) used to test the student’s skills previously learned in the previous phases, in a realistic exercise. Students will learn to defeat basic illegal restraints, lock picking, movement through an urban environment, and escape/evasion skills.
BASIC SURVIVAL FIRST-AID COURSE / Cost: $25
This is a non-certification medical course. This course is very hands-on and covers the basic application of life-saving skills and basic first-aid in a general environment.
TACTICAL MEDICAL COURSE / Cost: $45
This course covers treating life-threatening injuries in a tactical environment and is a very hands-on, physically demanding course. Non-certification course.
BASIC SUTURING COURSE / Cost: $20