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Meditations on Violence: A Comparison of Martial Arts Training and Real World Violence Paperback – Illustrated, June 1, 2008

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"A must read book for LEO's, Martial Artists...highly recommend!" -- Detective Sgt. Tony Urena, SWAT sniper, 6th dan, narcotics officer

“It's the real thing!” -- Steve Barnes, author, martial artist

“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

“A stark look into the real world [of violence]. Highly recommended!” -- Robert Carver, 6th dan, USMC Ret.

"...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

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FINALIST for National Best Books Award: Current Events - Political/Social, 2008
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  • Publisher : YMAA Publication Center; 1st edition (June 1, 2008)
  • Language: : English
  • Paperback : 202 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1594391181
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1594391187
  • Item Weight : 11.5 ounces
  • Dimensions : 6.13 x 0.52 x 9.13 inches
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