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"Ben Walker, quite simply, is the very best Firefighting Instructor the UK Fire Services has ever had to offer"   
-Chief Fire Officer Bobby Halton, Education Director PennWell Inc
Ben Walker, Firefighter, Author & Performer is  the most exciting Presenter/Speaker and Trainer in Firefighting today. Unpredictable, hilarious & with the rare ability to impart knowledge to all levels of practitioners, he is in-demand as educator, entertainer & expert. 
Shan Raffel is globally respected as the top Live Firefighting Instructor in the world. Author, innovator and teacher, he is recognised as driving the Firefighting profession to new levels of expertise on the basis of education and exposure to innovative live fire training.
Ben & co Author/business partner/hero Shan  provide the world's only IFE  Live Fire Instructor Training program , Online Fire Dynamics Training,  and Outreach work to help developing nations' fire services via our YouTube Channel and Online Resource Library 
Drawing on wide operational & training experiences in a number of nations, Ben and Shan are uniquely placed to advise, guide & honestly critique, based on learning experiences from UK/EU/Asia/USA/South America. This can be loosely termed as;
"Fi-Sci"- "Firefighting tactics based upon scientific insight & engineering principles" (Walker, 2018)
Ben & Shan are also award-winning Member and Fellow of the Institution of Fire Engineers serving as Branch Secretary & Branch President of the Midlands (UK) and Australian IFE branches respectively. They hold MIFireE & CFFireE, being awarded both Godiva Awards, Churchill Fellowship, Australian Fire Service Medal, Condor El Negro & various worldwide accolades as International Presenters.