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Class Gear List

Last updated 3-6-23 This gear list is for both the Fieldcraft Course and the Bush Tactics classes I offer. This list is extensive for a reason. After we are finished at class you will be fully equipped with the tools necessary to operate effectively off grid as well as continue practicing the skills you learnContinue reading “Class Gear List”

The Fieldcraft Course

The Fieldcraft Course – Description Class Calendar here Class Gear List has moved here Last updated 11NOV2022 What is Fieldcraft? – It is the skills and knowledge necessary to beat man’s oldest adversary, nature, as well as techniques to defend themselves from other hostile men. Fieldcraft techniques have been being developed and perfected since manContinue reading “The Fieldcraft Course”

Junk on the Bunk: An example of how to pack for the Fieldcraft Course

I wanted to take the time to detail an efficient example of how a student could pack for the classes I teach. This is by no means a requirement, pack anyway you want, I’m just looking to give advice to those who are looking for it. I wanted to do this for those of youContinue reading “Junk on the Bunk: An example of how to pack for the Fieldcraft Course”

Scenes from the Fieldcraft Course, April 29 – May 2

We recently held another Fieldcraft Course and what an excellent class it was. It was full of challenges including having to reschedule because of a blizzard. This ended up saturating the area, which combined with the rain that we were having on the first day produced a very wet, cold and muddy class. Everyone cameContinue reading “Scenes from the Fieldcraft Course, April 29 – May 2”

Dear Badlands Rifleman: Bolt gun vs. M1A considerations

The following was an email I received from a student, and as I was trying to answer it I had a lot of thoughts I wanted to convey so I figured it would be a good article. Hi, I’m wondering if you would allow a bolt action rifle for the fieldcraft course. I have aContinue reading “Dear Badlands Rifleman: Bolt gun vs. M1A considerations”

Fieldcraft Course Review by DirtNasty

The following is a review from a student to my first class. My notes are italicized. -BR Well let me start off with saying that coming into this class I was a little nervous. Between the course description, location and the fact that I have a sit down job I wondered if I could makeContinue reading “Fieldcraft Course Review by DirtNasty”

Scenes from the Fieldcraft Course 14MAY – 17MAY2021

I just finished another Fieldcraft class yesterday with another great group of guys. It never ceases to amaze me and humble me when I get the opportunity to train alongside such awesome men. While I do my best to impart any skills or knowledge I can, I also learn from, and am inspired by, studentsContinue reading “Scenes from the Fieldcraft Course 14MAY – 17MAY2021”

Fieldcraft Course Review: Roscoe P. Coltrane

The following is a review submitted from a student to the first Fieldcraft Course. For more information on the course follow this link. Finally got around to aggregating all the notes and thoughts I collected as a participant of class #1! First off….WHAT A BLAST!! Overall, I couldn’t be happier with my experience. The levelContinue reading “Fieldcraft Course Review: Roscoe P. Coltrane”

Fieldcraft Course AAR and Review: Dualband

The following is another review and AAR from a student of the first Fieldcraft Course. While technical skills are a part of the class, there are a great many more personal lessons encountered while conducting this sort of training that can’t really be taught, only experienced. The teams were put into challenging situations on manyContinue reading “Fieldcraft Course AAR and Review: Dualband”