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Courses

SURVIVAL! 1-day INTRO COURSE
Our beginning course for those with very little or no experience in a wilderness environment.
Co-ed; 18+. 9 am - 6 pm. We'll enjoy a classroom in the morning; and, in the afternoon, hands-
on training in a safe and secure wilderness setting. A 45-minute lunch break will be observed.
Chilled bottled water provided. Equipment list: notepad and pen, bag lunch, small cooler okay.
Tuition: $87.

This 8-hr. Intro course can also be scheduled for a group at their location. Please inquire.

CURRICULUM. The seven priorities of survival; the psychological aspects of survival - the stressors and
fears; the will to survive; we'll touch on wilderness first aid - including dehydration, heat exhaustion, hypo-
thermia, and poisonous snake bite; we'll learn how to build in five-minutes an emergency-action shelter;
we'll build a knee-high fire using flint and steel in less than five-minutes; and, we'll talk about water
procurement and preparation in a wilderness environment. Personal survival kits will be discussed.
In addition, the course will address what to do in an emergency should you become stranded or
lost in the wilderness. And, knowing Byron, he will probably teach much more. For sure he will
have you better understanding preparedness and proper planning.


SURVIVAL 101 2-day INTRO COURSE
A longer introductory course, conducted all in the woods, for adults with the desire to learn survival and gain Florida wilderness
confidence. Co-ed; 18+. Saturday 10 am - Sunday 2 pm. Overnight in your personal tents and/or hammocks; bring all the food you
want. Bottled water provided. Maximum course size: 6 students. Suggested equipment list: click
HERE. Tuition: $225.

Curriculum.
The seven priorities of survival; the psychological aspects of survival - the stressors and fears; the will to survive; wilderness first aid -
including dehydration, heat exhaustion, hypothermia, poisonous snake bite, and a challenge simulating a broken arm; we'll learn how to build
several emergency action shelters; we'll learn knots and lashings; we'll build a knee-high fire using flint and steel in less than five-minutes; and,
we'll procure water using various means and prepare it for safe drinking. Personal survival kits will be discussed, as well as group and individual
behavior as a survivor. Students will be introduced to the map and compass and the improvisation of equipment. And, of course,
you will better understand preparedness and proper planning ... and, always being prepared to help others at all times in the wilderness.


GREASED THUNDER 2-day SHTF COURSE
Our course with the prepper in mind and for others seriously concerned with urban, suburban, apocalyptic, and SHTF stuff.
Co-ed, ages 18+. Saturday 10 am - Sunday 2 pm. Overnight in your personal tents and/or hammocks; bring all the food you want.
Bottled water provided. Maximum course size: 6 students. Suggested equipment list: click HERE. Tuition: $187.

Lectures and discussions will be included on a myriad of chaos subjects, such as the bug-out-bag, importance of water, travel,
safe sites, medical aspects, protection, tribal units, mother nature, and a very important subject: human nature. Hands-on wilderness
training will involve emergency shelter building, firecraft, water disinfecting, improvisation, and campfire cooking.

Also offered as a public speaking topic: DISASTER 101.
Byron's serious as well as humorous suggestions on how to plan for and how to cope with an urban survival scenario. 1-3 hours in length.
$125/hr + expenses. For groups, companies, clubs, and civic organizations ... at your venue. Whether 10 people or 200.


WILD WISDOM 2-day INTERMEDIATE COURSE
A more challenging course for those with experience in a wilderness environment. Co-ed, ages 18+. Saturday 9 am - Sunday 2 pm.
Minimal gear, minimal food, no sleeping bags (only a blanket), no sleeping pads, and no backpacks. Sorry, no commercial tents.
Max course size: 6 students. Suggested equipment list: please click
HERE. Tuition: $237.

Curriculum.
The seven priorities of survival; the psychological aspects of survival - the stressors and fears; the will to survive; wilderness first aid -
including dehydration, heat exhaustion, hypothermia, poisonous snake bite, shelters, knots and lashings, personal protection, firecraft, signaling,
rescue and recovery, water procurement, water preparation, food in a survival situation, and preparation of personal survival kits. Students will also
learn how to cook over a fire and improvise equipment. Students will be introduced to the map and compass and make a short trek through the
brush, off-trail. Students will build and sleep in one or two-person shelters that they construct. Various individual and team survival challenges will
be included.


HOCUS POCUS 3-day SURVIVAL & EVASION COURSE
Escape & evasion combined with our 2-day intermediate Wild Wisdom course. Co-ed, ages 18+. Friday 10 am - Sunday 1 pm.
Minimal gear, minimal food, no sleeping bags (only a blanket), no sleeping pads, and no backpacks. Sorry, no commercial tents.
Max course size: 6 students. Suggested equipment list: please click HERE. Tuition: $287.

Curriculum.
That of our Wild Wisdom course ... and, on Saturday morning prior to noon, we will shift to an escape & evasion curriculum -
providing instruction on camoflauge and concealment, evasive movement, and construction of personal hides. Then, students will hit the brush,
evading in two-person teams (approx.5-hours), point-to-point using a compass. Students have three primary goals: 1) Make it to the partisan
camp on-time Saturday evening (where you may or may not be fed depending on whether your group angers the partisans); 2) Make it to the
aircraft rescue point on Sunday; and, 3) Not get captured. Did we mention aggressors will be searching the woods day and night?


BARE BONES 3-day MEATY COURSE
The Bare Bones is our flagship course designed for those with some wilderness experience, who desire longer training in a more
challenging aspect, with minimal gear & food. Co-ed, ages 18+. Friday 10 am - Sunday 1 pm. Map & compass treks, the rabbit,
making jerky, traps & snares - all are here. Two camps may be utilized and there will be various individual and team survival
challenges throughout the training. An excellent course for those who would like to enhance their survival skills, as well as perfect
their land navigation skills. Minimal gear, minimal food, no sleeping bags (only a blanket), no pads or tents, and no backpacks.
A very strong emphasis on small group behavior. Max course size: 6. Suggested equipment list: click
HERE. Tuition: $300.

Curriculum.
Focus will be on advancing knowledge, skills, and techniques learned in the pre-requisite course.Students will also learn how to field
dress a rabbit and cook it over the camp fire, make jerky, make fire-by-friction, and be tasked with various improvised equipment assignments,
including traps and snares. A variety of shelters will be demonstrated. Students will build and sleep in individual and group shelters.


SMOKED AZIMUTH 4-day WALKABOUT COURSE
Hiking the woods, on-trail and off-trail, and learning survival. Two camps will be utilized. Students may bring backpacks, tents and
hammocks, camping gear, and all the food they want to carry. Co-ed, ages 18+. Thursday 10 am - Sunday 1 pm. An excellent course
for those new to camping and backpacking who want to test and try-out their equipment and learn lots of wilderness survival.
Max course size: 6. Suggested equipment list: click
HERE. Tuition: $400.

Curriculum.
That of our Bare Bones course, minus the rabbit and jerky. Camping and backpacking skills will be emphasized, as well as a
myriad of survival skills. Students attending Smoked Azimuth must be physically fit.


INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION
Private training can be arranged for one person. Conducted on weekdays or weekends. Duration and difficulty can be discussed and designed to
fit a client-specified curriculum. Please
CONTACT to discuss and schedule.
Individual tuition weekdays: Tue-Thu, 1-day, $174; 2-days, $350; 3-days, $600.
Individual tuition weekends: Fri - Sun, multiply weekday tuition by 1.75.

GROUP INSTRUCTION
Private training can be arranged for a small group of two to four people. Conducted on weekdays or weekends. Duration and difficulty can be
discussed and designed to fit a group-specified curriculum. Please
CONTACT to discuss and schedule.
Group tuition weekdays: Tue-Thu, 2-persons - 1-day, $245; 2-days, $400; 3-days, $600.
Group tuition weekdays: Tue-Thu, 3-4 persons - 1-day, $300; 2-days, $500; 3-days, $600.
Group tuition weekends: Fri - Sun, multiply weekday tuition by 1.75.