Instructors

John 'Lofty' Wiseman

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For people in the Survival Training world, Lofty Wiseman needs no introduction, but for those who are new to survival, it would be difficult to believe that there is a serious survival training specialist in the world today who hasn’t read and learned from Lofty’s The SAS Survival Handbook: How to Survive in the Wild

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Ken Plows - Managing Director

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Ken’s love for outdoor life started as a child when his parents took him on wild camping holidays.  He has idyllic memories filled with exciting adventures, scary holiday midnight walks looking out for bats and owls, forest trekking and learning how to spot and identify wildlife and plants.

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Ammo - Trueways Instructor

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Khaled or his preferred name Ammo started his love of the great outdoors early, as a kid crossing the deserts and mountains of Yemen with his father in a Toyota Landcruiser. He has since as an adult retraced these steps many times doing his best to avoid tribes and bandits, trekking lite with a Survival knife and a Makarov pistol. Drinking camel urine with the desert Bedouins

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Joe Begley

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  When Trueways needed an extra Mountain Leader, we set out to get the best one we could find. Joe Begley (BSc, MSc, MTA, AMI) has enjoyed the outdoors since he was 14. In the last 40 years it has taken him all over the world, throughout the seasons, to walk, scramble and climb. Joe is professional and highly motivated in everything he does, he is passionate about getting people out there, introducing people of all ages and abilities to the mountains and helping you to fulfil their personal ambitions. He is a highly experienced and professionally qualified mountaineer and in addition,...

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Trev Parlour - Trueways Instructor

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After completing 7 Years with the 3rd Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Trevor decided to travel, covering most of Europe then onto The USA, Malaysia, Iceland, Africa and Finland. Realising his passion for the great outdoors, he spent 15 years as an outdoor pursuits instructor working with disadvantaged kids, The Princes Trust, Prison candidates prior to release, Scouts and also College Students about to embark on gap year trips. Working with corporates he also designed personal development and team building courses. Recently undertaking Canoe trips in Scotland, Wales and the Lake District as well as spending 10 years training outdoor instructors....

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