Survival Skills DVD - John "Lofty" Wiseman
This is the US Version (format) of the famous Lofty Wiseman Survival Skills DVD. John “Lofty” Wiseman should need little 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 John “Lofty” Wiseman’s 'The SAS Survival Handbook'. First published in 1986, translated into 18 different languages and having sold approximately 2 million copies, it is undoubtedly the seminal written work on survival skills. Since the book's release, Lofty Wiseman's work has shaped the way survival training is done the world over and through it he has taught and inspired many of today's experts who follow in his footsteps. Now, for the first time ever, Lofty and his team explain and demonstrate in person how following some basic principles and carrying a simple survival kit can keep you safe anywhere in the world. Shelter, Fire, Signalling, Water, Food and Navigation are all covered in this highly entertaining and educational wilderness survival tutorial DVD. With a revolutionary and intuitive DVD menu system based on proven survival theory, the Survival Skills DVD with Lofty Wiseman also provides the viewer with easy access to any desired skill or training section, making it the perfect reference material as well as being highly entertaining to watch. Lofty Wiseman's no-nonsense approach to survival is based entirely on his experience, having done it for real. Mixing practical demonstrations with animated diagrams and factual survival stories from Lofty's past make this DVD essential viewing for the enthusiast and fascinating for everyone else. With well over 2 hours of fact and skills packed footage, this DVD gives a comprehensive overview of the necessary survival techniques and procedures applicable to any environment. There's simply no other survival DVD like this. Over 2 years in the making, Survival Skills with John “Lofty” Wiseman is now available to customers in the United States and North America. John "Lofty" Wiseman John “Lofty” Wiseman joined the Parachute Regiment in 1958. He applied for service with the Special Air Service Regiment in 1959 and set a record as the youngest person ever to pass selection at the age of 18. John served with 22 SAS for 26 years! He served in every theater of operations and type of special operations required of the British Army between 1959 and 1985. Among other things, John was Sergeant Major, B Squadron (Sabre Sqn) 22 SAS, Sergeant Major 22 SAS Training Wing, Head of Operational Research 22 SAS, set up the SP Team (Counter Hi-Jack), set up the SAS Counter-Terrorist Team (you know…those chaps who ended the Iranian Embassy siege) and trained the first members of the US Green Berets to return to the USA to form the famous Delta Force (US Special Forces). John also ran the famed SAS Selection Course, deciding who was fit to join the Regiment. By the time he retired from active service in 1985, he was held in such high esteem that it could be said of him, to directly quote the Commanding Officer of 22 SAS at the time, “Lofty is a legend in this Regiment”! Lofty Wiseman has written numerous, very well known books on the subject of survival: SAS Survival Handbook, SAS Survival Guide, SAS Urban Survival Handbook, SAS Self-Defense Handbook, The Ultimate Survival Guide, SAS Guide to Tracking, SAS Personal Trainer, City Survival, Outdoor Survival, SAS Self-Defence Manual and numerous others. Best Glide ASE, in partnership with BCB International, is proud to be the US Distributor for this, sure to be hit, Survival Skills DVD featuring John "Lofty" Wiseman produced by Trueways Survival in the United Kingdon. * This is the US Version of the "Lofty" Wiseman Survival Skills DVD, designed to play on US (North American) or NTSC Format DVD Players. NTSC is the North American Standard. It may not play on other versions, such as the European PAL format, DVD players. Best Glide ASE is the sole distributor of this NTSC Format DVD.