weapons

Build a Bamboo Horse Bow in One Day

Build a Bamboo Horse Bow and Learn to Use It

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 compact with no stack, finger pinch, or hand shock. These bows can be made as takedowns for ultra portability or as a sing high-performance unit.

Takeaway: Students will leave with a hand-crafted, great quality horse bow and the knowledge to use it.

Required Equipment: Mead Longbows kit required (allow 3 weeks prior to class for production) – $159


All of our classes are available for private training and group events. Visit our private training page here or americansurvivalschool@gmail.com for more information. Class terms and conditions here.

*Note: American Survival Co. has a modified version of this class offering PVC bows (no bow kit expense), which is great for kids and birthday parties.

dave mead longbows classes

Build a Bamboo Horse Bow and Learn to Use It

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 of  Mead Longbows to provide hand-crafted kits for a unique, primitive bow with impressive quality at an affordable price. Dave Mead will be at this class to help instruct users in building their bow and in using it. 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 compact with no stack, finger pinch, or hand shock. These bows can be made as takedowns for ultra portability or as a sing high-performance unit.

Takeaway: Students will leave with a hand-crafted, great quality horse bow and the knowledge to use it.

Required Equipment: Bow Kit made by Mead Longbows Required (allow 3 weeks prior to class for production) – $159


All of our classes are available for private training and group events. Visit our private training page here or americansurvivalschool@gmail.com for more information. Class terms and conditions here.

*Note: American Survival Co. has a modified version of this class offering PVC bows (no bow kit expense), which is great for kids and birthday parties.

Build a Bamboo Horse Bow in One Day

Build a Bamboo Horse Bow and Learn to Use It

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 compact with no stack, finger pinch, or hand shock. These bows can be made as takedowns for ultra portability or as a sing high-performance unit.

Takeaway: Students will leave with a hand-crafted, great quality horse bow and the knowledge to use it.

Required Equipment:Bow Kit made by Mead Longbows Required (allow 3 weeks prior to class for production) – $159


All of our classes are available for private training and group events. Visit our private training page here or americansurvivalschool@gmail.com for more information. Class terms and conditions here.

*Note: American Survival Co. has a modified version of this class offering PVC bows (no bow kit expense), which is great for kids and birthday parties.

Build a Bamboo Horse Bow in One Day

Build a Bamboo Horse Bow and Learn to Use It

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 compact with no stack, finger pinch, or hand shock. These bows can be made as takedowns for ultra portability or as a sing high-performance unit.

Takeaway: Students will leave with a hand-crafted, great quality horse bow and the knowledge to use it.

Required Equipment: Order bow kit from Mead Longbows (3 weeks prior to class at least) – click here, bow kit is $159


All of our classes are available for private training and group events. Visit our private training page here or americansurvivalschool@gmail.com for more information. Class terms and conditions here.

*Note: American Survival Co. has a modified version of this class offering PVC bows (no bow kit expense), which is great for kids and birthday parties.

Primitive Weapons Class

Primitive Weapons – Learn Bow, Atlatl, Spear & More

Primitive weapons were essential to our ancestors for survival, graduating from throwing rocks and sticks, to using spears, atlatls, bow and arrows, knives and more. In this primitive weapons class you will have the opportunity to use all the weapons, acquiring the skills to use them effectively. Being able to make and use primitive weapons is not only fun, but can be very useful in a survival situation. Primitive weapons we will cover include:

  • Throwing Sticks – is one of the first weapons used by early humans. It
    is a stave or wooden club thrown as a projectile to hunt small game
  • Spear – a pole weapon consisting of a shaft with a pointed head.
  • Bow – a ranged weapon system consisting of an elastic launching
    device
  • Knife – a tool with a cutting edge or blade
  • Atlatl – a tool that uses leverage to achieve great velocity in dart-
    throwing
  • Slings – a device used to hurl projectiles

All of our classes are available for private training and group events. Visit our private training page here or americansurvivalschool@gmail.com for more information. Class terms and conditions here.

 

Primitive Weapons Class

Primitive Weapons – Learn Bow, Atlatl, Spear & More

Primitive weapons were essential to our ancestors for survival, graduating from throwing rocks and sticks, to using spears, atlatls, bow and arrows, knives and more. In this primitive weapons class you will have the opportunity to use all the weapons, acquiring the skills to use them effectively. Being able to make and use primitive weapons is not only fun, but can be very useful in a survival situation. Primitive weapons we will cover include:

  • Throwing Sticks – is one of the first weapons used by early humans. It
    is a stave or wooden club thrown as a projectile to hunt small game
  • Spear – a pole weapon consisting of a shaft with a pointed head.
  • Bow – a ranged weapon system consisting of an elastic launching
    device
  • Knife – a tool with a cutting edge or blade
  • Atlatl – a tool that uses leverage to achieve great velocity in dart-
    throwing
  • Slings – a device used to hurl projectiles

All of our classes are available for private training and group events. Visit our private training page here or americansurvivalschool@gmail.com for more information. Class terms and conditions here.