Axe Making Weekend - Come and forge your own Viking Bearded Axe and learn how to use it!
(Please note that this will be held at Rangers Reserve in Touws River, Western Cape)
Saturday - Will be spent in Rangers Reserve forge, using high carbon steel and learning traditional methods of drifting and forging. Additionally, we shall be spending time on forging your own choice of runes into the axe head. You will complete by the end of the day your very own Viking Bearded Axe to take home with you.
Sunday - Will be spent in the outdoors on our campsite as an introduction to basic survivalcraft, where you will put both your new skills and your axe to the test. During the day some of the elements you will learn are priorities of survival, bug out bags, safe cutting tool handling, shelters (tarps and knotwork), firelighting.
Cost Per Person Including Camping – R3,300
Monday – You can spend the day learning defense craft. Our system of close quarters combat. You will learn how to defend yourself against knives, panga’s, firearms and basic hand to hand techniques. The system has been built over many years for teaching operators for working on the African continent. It is a highly effective amalgamation of six different disciplines with focus of defending against multiple attackers. You will also learn the psychology of attack and acquire the skills of reading body language of imminent threat scenarios. Wear comfortable clothing and trainers.
Tuesday – Learning the skills of pistol and shotgun. Techniques of pistol draw, sight acquisition, firearms safety, pistol retention, kneeling; standing; urban prone positions, isosceles and weaver stance. You will be working with blue guns and live fire on the range. With shotgun’s you will be learning fast, tactical and emergency reloads, sight acquisitions and shooting techniques.
Shooters will be expected to bring a hat, sun glasses, sun screen, covered in boots and long sleeve shirt/warm clothing.
Cost Per Person Including Camping - R500 Per Day Per Person + ammunition
R119 x 25 Shotgun Shells / R239 x 50 9mm – cost at going to print.
Throughout the 4 days food and drink can either be self catered or be bought at Rangers Reserve. Breakfasts and Evening meals to be arranged in advance. EFT in advance for breakfasts and evening meals. Cash sales for food purchased during the day.