"Your abilities were instrumental in ensuring the delivery of technical and tactical information and its understanding to the Marines of the MWTC... "
-Commanding Officer, Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, 2013
Course Overview: Learn to Return
This course is a joint collaboration between legendary counter narco-terrorist operator and instructor Ed Calderon of Mexico City, and our elite staff. For over a decade Ed Calderon worked in the field of counter narcotics, organized crime investigation, and public safety in the northern-border region of Mexico. During this period he also coordinated and worked executive protection details for high-level government officials and visiting dignitaries — often in some of the most dangerous parts of the country.
This course is designed to ensure you make it home.
*Proper trip planning and prevention measures.
*Learn how to defeat/escape the most common restrains used (hand cuffs, zip ties, etc), as well as building spaces.
*Learn to form, use, and conceal improvised weapons.
*Learn the basics of improvised care for common traumas.
*Learn what to say and not to say to hostile individuals and kidnappers; "etiquette". How not to make things worse.
*Participate in a mock kidnapping and interrogation, as the victim. This will get physical, be prepared.
*Learn the mental techniques necessary for survival in a kidnapping, interrogation, and/or escape situation.
*Learn the fundamentals of wilderness survival so as not to die of exposure should you decide to "make a run for it" to a friendly area.
..and more. Expect Anything, Anytime.
Rates, Dates, & Gear
Designed For Anyone Who May Travel To Potentially Dangerous Parts of The Globe:
International travelers, members of the press, private security personnel, and anyone seeking the adventure of a lifetime.
*18 and up only
*All participants must sign a health and safety waiver. This will cover heart and lung conditions, claustrophobia, and more.
2017 Location & Dates
More dates coming! Check back soon!
April 7-10 (4 days & 3 nights)
Located at a high adventure training camp on the National Forest in Angelus Oaks, Ca (Just outside Big Bear Lake)
What To Bring
Sleeping gear; bag, mat, tent is optional
Appropriate outdoor clothing for the time of year (no shorts)
Flashlight or headlamp
Clothes that can be stained and damaged