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I attended the June 2017 Fundamental Bushcraft Course. I had intended to do this review after the course, when all was fresh in my mind, but just got too busy. I am now preparing to attend another course with Ray Mears Bushcraft, so I feel I should offer some insight to folks possibly considering attending a Woodlore Course. Since I am a military service member, I will do this in a simple AAR (after action review) Sustain and Improve format. 5W’s (Who, What, Where, When, Why): Who - Myself What - Attend Ray Mears Fundamental Bushcraft Course Where - SE England, near Tunbridge Wells, UK When - June, 2017 Why - To improve my outdoor skills and learn from professionals in the Bushcraft field SUSTAIN: 1. Quality of instruction- I cannot tell you how pleased I was with the instructors. Humble, knowledgeable and extremely patient. They were parents, guides, teachers, nurses, saviors and Chefs all in one. Tom, Sarah and Wayne are all supremely qualified in their own ways, but all with the working knowledge as Fundamental Bushcraft instructors (which I now know to be a difficult and time intensive process with R.M.). I have met many instructors in my military career and even rated many of those, but I would put them in the top 10% of all I have dealt with. As an instructor myself, I spent some time with each of them in the evening discussing the art of instruction, and due to a couple of issues with students, how to deal with these issues. Professionals to the core, to me they are the best part of a Woodlore Course. They rotate instruction of various classes, but are all there to assist the students once you move into the hands on phase of each class. 2. Location - The location is amazing. You would never know you are in busy SE England. Only the occasional sound of a car or plane (a wonderful flyover of a Spitfire!) was even heard during the week, and mostly when we were on the periphery of the property. You will experience so many micro climates (that may not be the right term) you will not believe possible in just a few hundred acres. The terrain is diverse, hilly, and challenging. You will be amazed. You will see lots of wildlife and probably have them visit you in the night (had a Badger wonder up to me to say hello).