Wilderness Survival & Tactical Training

Train with Matt Tate and Joel Graves of Discovery Channel’s Bushcraft Build-off.

OUR MISSION:

PREPARE YOU FOR YOUR WORST DAY, SO IT WON’T BE YOUR LAST DAY

We are combat-tested veterans and certified survival instructors who are passionate about preparing you to survive emergency situations, creating more self-reliance and increasing your confidence and safety as you adventure. From combat in Fallujah, to the remote mountains of Afghanistan and the jungles of Costa Rica, we have trained for and actively survived in some of the world’s most unforgiving environments. We understand how knowledge, honed skills and mindset will work together to determine your response and success in any emergency. Meet our founders and expert instructors: Joel Graves (Jacksonville, FL) & Matt Tate (War Eagle, Arkansas)

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May 2019

Simple Survival: Primitive Skills – FL

May 25 @ 9:00 am - May 26 @ 5:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
$220.00 – $400.00
Simple Survival Skills, Primitive Skills

Simple Survival is about developing survival skills to meet basic needs with a minimal toolset. With only a knife, pot and tarp, students will learn how to acquire food, water, shelter and make fire. They will leave being able to survive any terrain with a few simple tools.

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June 2019

Fire Starters – Friction Methods (Bow Drill / Flint & Steel) – FL

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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$90.00 – $160.00
friction fire, bow drill, flint and steel

Our SERE course is developed from personal training in Naval special forces, omitting those elements which we are not legally able to provide to the civilian population. We further tailor the instruction to focus on the most common threats encountered by civilians both domestically and abroad.

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Make an Atlatl & Learn to Use It – FL

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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$90.00 – $160.00
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Our SERE course is developed from personal training in Naval special forces, omitting those elements which we are not legally able to provide to the civilian population. We further tailor the instruction to focus on the most common threats encountered by civilians both domestically and abroad.

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Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
NW Arkansas (War Eagle), 19436 Crossman Place Rd
Hindsville, AR 72738 United States
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$20.00
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Learn the benefits and modern uses for these plants, as well as how indigenous cultures used every day weeds as essential medicine and cooking ingredients. You will leave with a valuable knowledge of every day weeds that can be brought into your kitchens and medicine cabinets. Add on a camp fire salve instruction and learn to make a salve to treat and protect your skin - attendees get to take home their own!

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EDC Wilderness Survival – AR

June 8 @ 9:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
NW Arkansas (War Eagle), 19436 Crossman Place Rd
Hindsville, AR 72738 United States
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$50.00 – $400.00
EDC Wilderness

EDC Wilderness Survival prepares you to be 10 steps ahead of meeting all your basic needs with a few, simple pieces of gear that are easy to carry and guaranteed to get the job done. The focus is on modern survival skills, emphasizing basic skills, equipment, and preparedness with the expectation of rescue within 72 hours. Utilizing everyday carry items you’ll learn to provide for your basic needs, shelter, water, fire and food. Invest in the most convenient way out of a bad situation and revel in the peace of mind of the ultimate back up plan.

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Build A Bamboo Horse Bow & Learn How to Use It – FL

June 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
$90.00 – $170.00
Build a Bamboo Horse Bow in One Day

Make a high-performance horse bow and arrow with your hands and learn primitive archery all in one day. We have partnered with Dave Mead Longbows to provide hand-crafted kits for a unique, primitive bow with impressive quality at an affordable price. Upon completion of our class you will leave with a great shooting bow, handmade arrow and the skills required to use them effectively. This bow does not disappoint. Stable, accurate and smooth to draw, the horse bow is very…

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Intro to Hand-to-Hand Combatives wtih Aaron Kimball (AR)

June 15 @ 9:00 am - June 16 @ 5:00 pm
TCB Fight Club, 13704 NE Hudson Rd
Rogers, AR 72756 United States
$150.00 – $275.00
intro to self defense, hand-to-hand combative

In Self Defense: Hand-to-Hand Combatives students are introduced to very effective, life-saving techniques. These include: hands-on defensive training, survival mentatlity, decision making and situational awareness with undefeated golden gloves champion and black belt instructor Aaron Kimball.

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Intro to Fishing – AR

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
NW Arkansas (War Eagle), 19436 Crossman Place Rd
Hindsville, AR 72738 United States
$90.00 – $160.00
FISHING ARKANSAS

Learn traditional fishing methods and sustenance fishing, providing a new perspective for even some of the most experienced fishermen. While many people know how to work a fishing pole, they haven’t honed a well-rounded set of skills to truly put enough food on the table if ever in a survival situation. Shave you’re learning curve by years in this high-intensity, information packed weekend that will provide you with a new mentality on fishing and help you capitalize on one of…

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Fire Starters – Friction Methods (Bow Drill / Flint & Steel) – AR

June 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
NW Arkansas (War Eagle), 19436 Crossman Place Rd
Hindsville, AR 72738 United States
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$90.00 – $160.00
friction fire, bow drill, flint and steel

Our SERE course is developed from personal training in Naval special forces, omitting those elements which we are not legally able to provide to the civilian population. We further tailor the instruction to focus on the most common threats encountered by civilians both domestically and abroad.

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EDC Wilderness Survival – FL

June 22 @ 9:00 am - June 23 @ 5:00 pm
Jacksonville, Florida Basecamp, 8220 Moncrief Rd West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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$220.00 – $400.00

EDC Wilderness Survival prepares you to be 10 steps ahead of meeting all your basic needs with a few, simple pieces of gear that are easy to carry and guaranteed to get the job done. The focus is on modern survival skills, emphasizing basic skills, equipment, and preparedness with the expectation of rescue within 72 hours. Utilizing everyday carry items you’ll learn to provide for your basic needs, shelter, water, fire and food. Invest in the most convenient way out of a bad situation and revel in the peace of mind of the ultimate back up plan.

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FOOTAGE FROM THE FIELD

Check out our YOUTUBE CHANNEL for even more videos of classes and helpful tutorials. While we believe there is no substitute for hands-on learning, we often make tutorials for our students so they can refer back to them for continued practice.

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