Certified by Eight Directions as Instructor (2011) and Master (2012)
MA in cultural anthropology, a BA in oriental studies, and an MA equivalent Diploma in TESOL from the University of Cambridge. He is a dedicated sportsman and a martial artist in HEMA. He founded the Firewalking community NAPKAPU that also provides organizational development services. NAPKAPU means “Doorway to the Sun” in his mother-tongue Hungarian.
He believes firewalking is now proven as one of the most effective ways to boost human performance and behaviour in a controlled and absolutely safe way.
He is also an ordained Dharma-preacher and Buddhist practitioner. He has been working in the field of human development for 18 years using both conventional and alternative tools for development primarily with large multinational firms and organizations.
Napkapu delivers over 30 firewalks a year making it a leading expert in both developmental and corporate firewalking.
The Fire from Within
A award winning documentary film on the philosophy of Firewalking directed by award winning Hungarian film director and by Bence L. Tarr (2012.) Available with English subtitles.
Books by Bence L. Tarr (in Hungarian) published by Tarandus publishing house:
- The Fountain of Eternal Life (Az Örök Élet Forrása) a collection of essays,
- Eternal Battle (Mindenek Ostroma) a book of selected poems
Bence lives in Budapest, Hungary