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 Brady Pesola

 

San Jacinto

Brady Pesola

Brady is the founder of San Diego School Of Survival. He grew up in the north woods of Minnesota, learning how to trap, track, hunt, and survive in the woods. In 2002, he joined the U.S. Marines and spent 8 years as a Radio Operator/ Forward Observer in both active and inactive service. After leaving the Marines in 2009, Brady began to teach what he learned as a young adult to others in hopes that the skills he learned would help keep people safe and responsible in the woods, with the ability for self rescue if needed. Brady specializes in Wilderness Survival with a keen interest in Ethno-Botany and Primitive Skills.  Brady advises from time to time for the entertainment industry and has appeared on Fox News,  Discovery Channel, Military Channel, and speaks as an SME for local news. Feel free to stalk him Add him on Facebook 🙂

 

 

 

Mike Judd

Mike Judd

Mike Judd

A Navy Brat raised in San Diego, Mike Judd has spent the majority of his life traipsing around the county either on a skateboard, hiking in the mountains, or riding in the desert. After joining the Army in 2003, he later deployed multiple times to Iraq as an Infantryman with the 101st Airborne Division. After returning home to San Diego from Active Duty, he joined the California National Guard and took over his units first sniper section. He’s made a hobby out of logging the locations of mines and caves throughout San Diego county and put hundreds of miles under his feet exploring places that most people don’t bother hiking into. Mike’s specialty is Land Navigation, Wilderness Survival, and Urban Survival.

 

 

 

Kyle Shanley 

Kyle

Kyle Shanley

Kyle grew up hiking and camping in the woods and mountains of Pennsylvania and realized he’d rather be outside then indoors.  In 2005, Kyle joined the U.S. Marines and eventually became a Reconnaissance Operator and Scout Sniper. During the next 8 years Kyle would have multiple combat deployments and become well experienced with special operation facets from counter intelligence to HALO parachute operations.  He has been taught and tested how to survive in the wild, live off the land, and to do all this under the cover of darkness. From 2010 to 2013 he has taught these skills at the Basic Reconnaissance Course (BRC) in Southern California. Kyle specializes in camouflage and concealment, field craft, tracking, counter tracking, observation, land navigation, maritime navigation, outdoor knots, and rope management. Kyle is excited and motivated to teach these skills to others. He also believes that by learning these skills, it will instill outdoor responsibility and negate some fears one should have about the wilderness and the unknown.