“Strive to be a warrior and a scholar. Be forged in fire and tempered by knowledge. If not, you will lack the courage to fight for your ideals or lack the ideals worth fighting for.“Benjamin Disraeli
In addition to training our bodies, and training with our hardware, we need to train our minds. Here you’ll find a list of books I strongly recommend for anyone interested in becoming or developing as a protector of self or others.
The Law of Self-Defense by Andrew Branca – https://amzn.to/2xIju72
Violence of Mind by Varg Freeborn – https://amzn.to/2UxVXyi
Beyond OODA by Varg Freeborn – https://amzn.to/3ACviSI
Deadly Force: Understanding Your Right to Self-Defense by Massad Ayoob – https://amzn.to/2yq7RSs
The Dry Fire Primer by Annette Evans – https://amzn.to/3lB3TMN
The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker – https://amzn.to/39y2P35
Creepology: Self-Defense for your Social Life by Anna Valdiserri – https://amzn.to/2WXTeQn
On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society by Dave Grossman – https://amzn.to/345LtcW
Left of Bang by Patrick Von Horne & Jason A. Riley – https://amzn.to/3dECPpY
The Art of War by Sun Tzu – https://amzn.to/3dIJ109
Modern Bushido: Living a Life of Excellence by Bohdi Sanders – https://amzn.to/2UOlh26
Verbal Judo: The Gentle Art of Persuasion by George Thompson PhD – https://amzn.to/39CmGOy
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie – https://amzn.to/2UQm172
We may post affiliate links to certain items, which earn a commission at no additional cost to the buyer.