• Fast Track to a Bow Drill Fire

    Designed for anyone who wants to join the exclusive club of Boss Bowdrillers or those who just think fire is cool, and making fire from sticks is even cooler.

  • Affordable - Self Paced

    Learn at your own pace in the comfort of your home for a fraction of "live" training costs. Your foolproof bow drill fire is just a click away. 100% satisfaction guarantee.

  • Hands On - Family Skills Project

    This course can be completed by anyone living in urban, suburban, or rural areas and can include responsible kids 13+ years old (see bonus lesson).

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Unlock your inner “scout” by successfully building a foolproof bow drill kit - and using it to make blazing fire.

Who Is This Course For?

Course Superpowers: Hands-On, Step-By-Step Instruction. Proven Bow Drill Skills. Great Family or Team Project.

This is a great project for anyone who wants to join the exclusive club of Boss Bowdrillers - or - who just thinks fire is cool, and making fire from sticks is even cooler. This project can be completed by anyone living in urban, suburban or rural areas. David will help you unlock your inner “scout” by successfully building a bow drill kit - and using it to make a blazing fire. Let's get started...

Course Objectives

Here’s what you'll get in this course...

  • Understand the 4 key reasons bow drill fires fail and how this course will help you overcome them.

  • Learn to make a foolproof bow drill fire kit with items you have around the house.

  • Discover how to set up your bow drill kit for the first time.

  • Learn to use your bow drill kit to make a fire.

  • Discover how to self correct most common bow drill mistakes.

  • Discover how to harness the power of the fire triangle to make fire almost anytime / anywhere and turn failed bow drill fire attempts into boss blazes.

  • Learn how to involve your family in bow drill kit construction.

  • Discover how to do team bow drilling.

  • Amaze your friends and family with your boss bow drill skills.

Meet Your Instructor

Senior Instructor

David Polczynski

David is the Founder of Ultimate Survival Tips, Tiny Survival and MSK-1 Knife. He is an author, outdoor skills educator, YouTuber, knife and gear designer. David is the publisher, co-author and illustrator of the best selling - Tiny Survival Guide. He is the designer of the MSK-1 Survival Knife system and the host of The Survival Show Podcast. David served in the US Marine Corps and Army Reserves and currently lives on a rural property located in the beautiful Endless Mountains of North Central Pennsylvania.