Learn to avoid, run from, or de-escalate a bad situation
Have you ever been attacked or mugged? Are you worried when walking the streets alone at night? Have you ever taken self defense classes in the past? How can you prepare for violence?
These are all important questions that you need to ask yourself.
First off, be ready mentally to face an aggressive attacker at any moment. Being aware and ready is an important part of self defense.
There’s a lot more to dealing with a life-threatening violent situation than most people think.
There are prevention and prediction techniques that can help you avoid it.
There is plain old self-defense that can help you survive it. At last, there are psychological and legal issues – the inevitable fallout of any violent event.
Sure, self-defense videos are really helpful to learn how to protect yourself.
But what about self-defense books… Can you get valuable, life-saving information on all those aspects from a single book?
Yes, you can!
Don’t believe me? Keep reading, you will be pleasantly surprised!
Dealing with violence can be a traumatic even if it’s part of your job description. For regular folks, it can be a living hell.
Should you have to go through this hell, you need a reliable guide with some good advice.
If you are interested in self-defense, THIS is THE BOOK!
So here’s what you’ve been looking for: Facing Violence: Preparing for the Unexpected (ad).
This is one of the most comprehensive books on the subject of violence in everyday life I’ve ever read – it contains most, if not all, the answers you need on how to predict, survive and recover from it.
The author, Rory Miller does a superb job of researching every aspect of this difficult topic and brings to the table a structured, step-by-step guide that will teach you to face violence.
With this info, you’ll emerge from this experience with both your health and sanity intact.
The subject of self-defense is so vast and all-encompassing that there are very few books that claim to cover it comprehensively.
And those that do often under-deliver and just throw a heap of disjointed and unverified information at the reader.
Some of them are worth your attention, though.
“Facing Violence” by Rory Miller (ad) is exactly this kind of a book.
Fascinating stuff on the psychology of violence
It is chock-full of useful information: from theoretical knowledge about violent behavior to practical advice on surviving such experience.
Moreover, it goes an extra mile and covers additional important topics like dealing with post-traumatic stress and legal matters.
The author acknowledges the simple fact that a regular person is not used to encountering violence, that such an experience can be extremely traumatic for anyone. In the book, he deals with every aspect of the subject thoroughly and with utmost diligence.
If you are interested in some very specific topic concerning violence or self-defense, this book probably isn’t for you.
But if you want to know as much as possible about how to deal with violence in everyday life, you will find this fundamental and well-written work absolutely perfect for this task!
This is your “Dealing with Violence 101” (ad).
For anyone interested in self-defense, this is a must-read that I highly recommend!
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Be safe out there,