Meditations on Violence: A Comparison of Martial Arts Training & Real World Violence


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YMAA Publication Center
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6.0 X 9.0 X 0.7 inches | 0.7 pounds

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About the Author

Rory Miller, former Sergeant, has been studying martial arts since 1981. He's a best-selling writer and a veteran corrections officer. He's taught and designed courses on Use of Force Policy and Decision Making, Police Defensive Tactics, Confrontational Simulations, and he has led and trained hi former agency's Corrections Tactical Team. Recently, he taught how to run a modern, safe, and secure prison at the Iraqi Corrections Systems, Iraq. Rory Miller resides near Portland, Oregon.


"It's the real thing!"--Steve Barnes, author, martial artist
"A must read book for LEO's, Martial Artists...highly recommend!"--Detective Sgt. Tony Urena, SWAT sniper, 6th dan, narcotics officer
"A stark look into the real world [of violence]. Highly recommended!"--Robert Carver, 6th dan, USMC Ret.
"A fresh voice writing from the trenches on the realities of real fighting. Listen to him!"--Loren Christensen, 7th dan, Police Officer, author
"One of the best books on self-protection ever written! Outstanding!"--Iain Abernethy, 6th Dan, World Combat Association Chief International Coach, author of Mental Strength, Throws for Strikers, and Karate's Grappling Methods
"...required reading for all serious martial artists, law enforcement officers, security professionals, and anyone else who might have to deal with violence in some capacity. illuminating and very likely lifesaving as well."--Lawrence A. Kane, martial artist, author of Surviving Armed Assaults, co-author of The Little Black Book of Violence and Scaling Force