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Name: Anthony Rodger
Date registered: September 13, 2011

Latest posts

  1. Reviews from our students! — November 21, 2012
  2. Basic Survival Training Course Feedback — July 4, 2012
  3. Survival Gear – Part 2 of 2 — May 28, 2012
  4. Survival Gear – Part 1 of 2 — April 3, 2012
  5. Denial & Self Induced Pressure — January 12, 2012

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  1. The Psychology of Survival — 1 comment

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Reviews from our students!

Magnetic South and Sanparks Course

It’s been an exciting few months for Survival Training South Africa.  Is it my imagination or is everyone just getting busier and busier?  It seems that wherever you go or whatever your interests are in life, there’s just not much chance to just sit back, relax and reflect; everyone is just too busy, including us!  …

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Basic Survival Training Course Feedback

Basic Survival Training

Well, it’s been a fairly benign winter thus far, in the Southern Cape at least.  On our recent Basic Survival Course we were fortunate enough to have cool but perfectly dry weather throughout, ideal for training purposes.  In an attempt to spare you from my further ramblings, for this month at least, I’ve decided to …

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Survival Gear – Part 2 of 2

Survival Training Kit

In part 1 we looked at the following guidelines: Do your research well and know what resources will be available to you on your route. Keep survival kit to a minimum but keep it accessible at all times. In Part 2, we look at two more important concepts to help you prepare your survival gear; …

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Survival Gear – Part 1 of 2

Survival Gear

There has been a definite chill in the air these past few nights, down in the Southern Cape at least, and it’s time to start thinking about what kit to carry when you next head out to the trail. You can get away with a lot in the South African summer but when autumn creeps …

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Denial & Self Induced Pressure

Robbers? Or Halloween costumes?

I’ve had a lot of good feedback from the last newsletter; it’s not just heartening for me but also extremely useful to hear your views, so please keep them coming. Some of you have related some fascinating incidents where survivors have, through positivity and self belief, come shining through, despite all odds. One incident stands …

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The Psychology of Survival

Final Thoughts

Welcome to this, the first Survival Training South Africa blog (and email Newsletter for those who registered). This will be the first of many such blogs that we at STSA will be posting and I will welcome any feedback that we receive from these articles.  Any topics that you feel merit discussion, or you want to …

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