Tracking with Kyt Walken

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Tracking With Kyt Walken

We are really excited about this one off course, Kyt Walken, internationally renowned tracker has joined the team to deliver a fully comprehensive 3 day tracking course.

You will spend the weekend in the woodland tracking with Kyt and learning all about man tracking. John will be onsite helping Kyt and cooking up your meals whilst you are in the woodland.

What Is Tracking?

 

The art and science of reading, following and understanding human tracks.

 

Aims Of the Course

Becoming “Human Tracks” aware by learning – and gaining – the fundamentals to locate, identify, read and follow human tracks

Following a trackline on different terrains

Understanding the basics of “Ageing Tracks”

Applying The Art of Tracking for locating missing subjects or to backtrack ourselves

ITINERARY

FRIDAY

10:00 a.m. – Meeting
Presentation of the Instructor
Presentation of the itinerary of the course and goals History of Man Tracking
Modern Applications
Tracking Fundamentals – theory

12:30 a.m. Lunch Break – 1 hour

Tracking Fundamentals – practice
Tracking kit: tools and tricks of the trade. Profiling tracks and gather data from the terrain 3.00 pm – Conclusion

SATURDAY

10:00 a.m. – Meeting
The mindset of a Tracker – theory and practice
Elements of visual Perceptions – theory and practice
Night Tracking – the use of flashlight – theory and practice

12:30 a.m. Lunch Break – 1 hour

Indexing – theory and practice
Analysis on how the vegetation reacts to human transit – theory and practice
Night Tracking – the use of flashlight during night time and in shady areas – theory and practice

3.00 pm – Conclusion

 

10.00 a.m. – Meeting
Animal versus Human Tracks – theory and practice
Tracking Formations – theory and practice
How to preserve a track
How to identify and follow properly a Trackline – theory and practice

12:30 a.m. Lunch Break – 1 hour

Sign cutting – theory and practice Simulation of a Follow up
Final exams – Written and Practical

Delivery of Certifications Debriefing

4.00 pm – Conclusion

REQUIRED GEAR

Proper Outdoor clothing Flashlight
Hat
Notebook

Pen
Pencil
Personal backpack Personal meds

CERTIFICATIONS

Hull’s Tracking School Certification “NOVICE TRACKER” after passing successfully the Basic Course.

Hull’s Tracking School Attendance Certification.
Both of them are recognised as International Certifications.

At the end of the course the Instructor will provide each Student a full get a through manual of the course plus some essays.

 

 

 

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Dates

9 – 11th Dec

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