Recommended Reading

“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 –

Violence of Mind by Varg Freeborn –

Beyond OODA by Varg Freeborn –

Deadly Force: Understanding Your Right to Self-Defense by Massad Ayoob –

The Dry Fire Primer by Annette Evans –

The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker –

Creepology: Self-Defense for your Social Life by Anna Valdiserri –

On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society by Dave Grossman –

Left of Bang by Patrick Von Horne & Jason A. Riley –

The Art of War by Sun Tzu –

Modern Bushido: Living a Life of Excellence by Bohdi Sanders –

Verbal Judo: The Gentle Art of Persuasion by George Thompson PhD –

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie –

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