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.
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
Andy is also involved in formal educational channels at the University of Portsmouth where he focuses on Crisis and Disaster Management, studying the psychology of human adaptability: how people cope with all forms of change, from the mundane to the extreme – survival on a large scale.
Like many of the instructors, Andy’s interest in survival techniques began as a child, reading Lofty Wiseman’s book “The SAS handbook to survival”. However, it wasn’t until after surviving 14 years as a Science teacher in an inner city Secondary school that he turned to doing survival courses.
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