Survival Blog

15 09, 2014

NEW & IMPROVED SERE Training Course

BIG CHANGES! The Urban SERE and Wilderness SERE course are now one 7 day hardcore course!

We have been running our SERE training program for civilians for years and we have always had two components to the course. Urban and Wilderness SERE training courses were each 5 day courses. Now they are one 7 day course that is more exciting than before! The wilderness SERE training module covers survival tactics in the woods, when security and stealth is your biggest priority. All the survival tactics taught have an emphasis on stealth. Our urban component covers more about kidnapping and […]

8 09, 2014

Brand New! Improvements to Survival Camp

Check out our brand new signs that we have added to our main survival camp in Arkansas. The signs are at the entrance to the primitive camp, where we have examples of dozens of different survival shelter types. Group photos will now be taken under the sign after every class. We will also be adding new signs to our upcoming 3D archery range, the primitive weapons golf course, and the primitive trapping area round robin that we are building! We have also recently added two 18′ Tipi’s to the survival camp for our apprentices to sleep in. More is […]

3 09, 2014

BIG NEWS! Survival Gear Store Launched

After a years worth of work and organizing, we have finally opened the online survival store. We have teamed up with a professional distributor to help us stream line completing sales and getting the product to our students and customers. SIGMA 3 instructors are not professional retailers so we wanted to team up with the right people to deliver the products in the most professional manner possible so our customers are as happy as possible. We wanted a system that was already streamlined. So the people we work with are extremely professional and your products will be delivered in […]

1 09, 2014

The Best Cattle for SHTF

In the recent years, I have done a ton of research on the best cattle for shtf. I have a couple of priorities that stick out the most when choosing these breeds. They must be cattle that are optimal for tough living conditions, and that means cows that can make it on their own without needing feed, perfect weather, and premier grass to eat. In my mind, the best cow is the one that requires the least maintenance, is the cheapest to raise, and tastes the best. Now personally I like leaner meat and I believe most cows have […]

26 08, 2014

How to Build a Survival Crossbow

A Survival Crossbow
By Joshua G. Hamlin
We, at Sigma 3, recently posted a video on how to make a survival crossbow. I would love to take credit for inventing this crossbow, but I cannot. I looked at some early crossbows for ideas, and converted them into one I could make primitively. For one, I tie the bow to the stalk instead of nailing it. To do this, a hole must be cut through the sides of the stalk so that the cordage doesn’t pass over the area where the arrow rests. I also add a trigger cap which guides the […]