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Secrets of Effective Offense: Survival Strategies for Self-Defense, Martial Arts and Law Enforcement
Marc MacYoung

In Secrets of Effective Offense, Marc MacYoung
draws on his long experience in the violent streets of Los Angeles, professional use of force as well as martial arts training, to teach the strategy and tactical skills necessary to take charge of a dangerous situation by switching from defense to the necessary level of effective offense. He provides a diagnostic tool you can use to make what you already know far more effective. Book $20      Order Now!

Meditations on Violence: A Comparison of Martial Arts Training and Real World Violence
Sgt Rory Miller

Don't be turned off by the use of the term 'martial arts' in the title (that was the publisher). Rory Miller is not only a cop, but he's a meat eater. You never have to worry about him being 'yellow tinted back up.' In fact, most officers would be hard pressed to catch up to him. In Meditations on Violence, Rory Miller distills decades of experience with extreme violence in simple to understand terms that any officer will understand. Patrol officers can immediately apply the information to become more effective dealing with conflict. This book isn't just for officers who embrace the idea "When entering into negotiates, superior firepower is an invaluable tool." It's also for officers who want to save themselves paperwork by de-escalating a situation.  Book $17     
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CQB Clearing Tactics For First Responders/
Practical Patrol Tactics for 911 Officers
DVD

C.J. Carraci

In a crisis situation, you stake your life on every decision. The first responder faces a vital choice -- act now or wait for back up ... and either decision could be worth someone's life. This DVD addresses the tactics necessary to prevail using architecture, angles, traversing thresholds, weapons manipulation, barricade shooting, and the difference between cover and concealment. DVD $22       Order Now!


Emotional Survival For Law Enforcement
Kevin Gilmartin

This book is a "must read" for every cop, everyone who ever thought of entering law enforcement as a career and, most of all, for anyone who is involved with an LEO. Emotional Survival also provides insights and help for any professional in a high-stress career. This book is designed to help those professionals overcome the internal assaults, both personal and from the organizational, that they will experience over the course of their careers.
Book $18      Order Now!


Ending Violence Quickly: How Bouncers, Bodyguards and Other Security Professionals Handle Ugly Situations
Marc MacYoung

Bouncers, bodyguards, hospital orderlies, event security, prison guards, police officers ... those people whose jobs are to deal with violence, sometimes on a daily basis, know the best ways to avoid being injured or sued. In A Professionals Guide to Ending Violence Quickly, Marc MacYoung details the many ways to either defuse the situation verbally or put a potential assailant down hard and fast -- quickly, efficiently and legally. Book $20   Order Now!


Deadly Force Encounters: What Cops Need to Know to Mentally and Physically Prepare for and Survive a Gunfight
Alexis Artwohl/ Loren Christensen

Combining forces, an experienced police psychologist and veteran officer give the LEO involved in a deadly force encounter a fighting chance to save his sanity, career and marriage. This book gives such a traumatized officer a fighting chance and the words needed to survive the situation as intactly as possible. Book $23    Order Now!


Surviving a Street Knife Attack: Realistic Defensive Techniques/
Winning a Street Knife Fight: Realistic Offensive Techniques Techniques
(DVD)
Marc "Animal" MacYoung

Two classic videos have been combined on a single DVD. Surviving addresses an often ignored fact about street knife use, namely, you may not be the one with a knife. Forget complex disarms or defeating your attacker with a blaze of killer combatives, Surviving shows you how to stay alive long enough to safely draw your own weapon. Winning explains the most common mistakes made by people in knife work. These mistakes can get you killed because there is no recovery time and no time to correct errors in the frenzy of an actual assault. DVD $24     Order Now!


Far Beyond Defensive Tactics: Advanced Concepts, Techniques, Drills and Tricks for Cops on the Street
Loren Christensen

A real fight is too fast, too furious and too chaotic for any complicated set of maneuvers to work effectively. K.I.S.S. And in his blunt and humorous style, Loren Christensen, a retired police officer and lifetime martial artist, teaches you how to strike the two best targets to disable a hostile opponent and how to deal with those people who are not affected by pain compliance holds or chemical sprays. Book $23     Order Now!


Restraint and Control Strategies: State of the Art Defensive Tactics for Law Enforcement & Security Professionals (DVD)
Loren Christensen

Retired police officer and ranking martial artist, Loren Christensen distills more than 25 years of law enforcement and martial arts defensive tactics training into a street-proven system that is efficient, easy to learn and legally defensible. DVDs $147    Order Now!


Practical Hand-to-Hand Combat for Police Officers
(DVD)

C.J. Caracci

This DVD presents clear instructions on upsetting a perp's center of gravity; knee, elbow, head and hand strikes; wrist holds and locks that work; easily hit vulnerable areas that will catch a suspect's attention; handcuffing tricks; recognizing and avoiding counters to all these moves; advanced skills like "breaking the criminal's mind" to gain control and much more.
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Real Fighting: Adrenaline Stress Conditioning Through Scenario-Based Training
Peyton Quinn

In his best-selling book, A Bouncer's Guide to Barroom Brawling, Peyton Quinn shared hard-won wisdom and proven techniques culled from his years of combat experience as a bouncer. In Real Fighting, he takes it to the next level, showing the culmination of developing an effective self-defense training program based on his real world experience. Book $20    Order Now!


Taking it to the Streets: Making Your Martial Art Street Effective
Marc MacYoung

A street fight is short, fast and brutal. A martial artist who believes his training prepares him for the "real thing," will be in for a rude awakening against an experienced brawler. Taking It to the Streets by Marc MacYoung doesn't belittle the things you have practiced, trained and worked so hard to learn. The book takes what you've learned and makes it fast, fanged and fierce enough to stand up to surprise attack.
Book $23   
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Violence Blunders and Fractured Jaws: Advanced Awareness Techniques and Street Etiquette
Marc MacYoung

This book isn't going to tell you how to break heads or fracture jaws. What it will give you is the signs of the street culture that will allow you to avoid a potential trip to the hospital. Himself a one-time denizen of the streets, Marc MacYoung gives sage advice from his knowledge and keen observations of "street culture." He also passes on tricks of the trade from other professionals who deal with violence on a daily basis. Book $28    Order Now!


Escape Combatives (DVD)
Chuck Habermehl

It's too bad Chuck Habermehl comes across on film as so big and buff ... he's not that big. And Habermehl does not rely on "muscle" to make his moves work to break holds. The man is an expert at using his structure and leverage to break free. If used the way he teaches these escapes, they would work to help free even the most delicate female or smaller male officer from a bad situation. Why would an officer need this? Face it, occasionally arrests go wrong. The film provides useful techniques when things go wrong for an arresting officer. Escape Combatives teaches the skills needed to: Break away from from frontal and rear choke holds; side headlock; frontal and rear bear hugs; shoulder and lapel grabs; counter both frontal and rear tackles; and much more!
DVD $24      
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Reflex Action: Training Drills to Fighting Skills (DVD)
Bob Orlando

Bob Orlando shows simple and advanced partner drills that teach critical defensive skills and the basics of combat movement. The drills efficiently combine upper body use (arms, elbows and forearms) and lower art (knees and feet) techniques into a skills set that develops fighting ability and reflexes faster than any other training method available. DVD two-disk set $77     Order Now!


T.A.C.S.A.F.E.: Practical Filipino Kuntao Defenses Against Firearms and Edged Weapons (DVD)
Rick Hernandez

First it was growing up in the streets of Brooklyn, then a stint in the Rangers. It was only then that Rick Hernandez started to learn a fighting system that not only turns your opponent into a pretzel, but makes sure he can't resist, much less counter attack. Hetakes you step-by-step through this unique program. In doing so, he conveys what it takes to successfully defend against an armed attacker. Hernandez teaches his street-proven defenses against close-range slashing and stabbing attacks, including prison-style shankings. He also reveals the secrets of his universal method of handgun disarms. From simple deflections, evasions and avoidance tactics to hard-core disarms, strikes, kicks, eye gouges and neck breaks -- this DVD covers it all. DVD $57     Order Now!


Survivor Personality: Why Some People Are Stronger, Smarter & More Skillful at Handling Life's Difficulties... Al Siebert

Who survives? Who thrives? As a psychologist who has spent more than 40 years studying the phenomenon of survival, Al Siebert has gained valuable insight into the qualities and habits that help human beings overcome adversity -- from every day conflicts to major life stresses. In this book, he delineates the "survivor personality" -- including such recent examples as Scott O'Grady, the fighter pilot shot down over Bosnia -- and shows how survival skills can be learned, leading to better coping, increased success in work and relationships, and a vastly brighter outlook on the future. Book $22     Order Now!


Warriors: On Living with Courage, Discipline and Honor
Loren Christensen

In compiling this collection of essays, Loren W. Christensen sought the true meaning, the essence, of warriorhood by going to the source, to those who live it. The writers who contributed to this work are a diverse mix from soldiers, cops and SWAT officers to martial art masters to experts in the fields of workplace violence, theology and school safety. Book $18     Order Now!


Terror at Beslan: A Russian Tragedy with Lessons for America's Schools
John Guiduck

A complete and accurate report on the Russian Beslan School siege by Chechen terrorists Sept. 1, 2004, Terror highlights the untold stories of the victims, the soldiers who responded and the events leading to this tragedy. But more than just the story, Terror at Beslan highlights the lessons America's schools must learn from this catastrophe to protect themselves from terrorism. This book's realistic "play-by-play" account of the events at and around the school should be required reading for law enforcement, school officials, concerned parents and citizens across the U.S. Book $24     Order Now!


Deadliest Men: The World's Deadliest Combatants Throughout the Ages
Paul Kirchner

Paul Kirchner has profiled the 50 whom he considers the "world's deadliest men." Those he chose include Alexander the Great, Jim Bowie, Nathan Bedford Forrest, Geronimo, Bat Masterson, Audie Murphy, Shaka and Alvin York, as well as a variety of lesser-known figures. Book $23        Order Now!


Ground Combatives for Police
Chuck Habermehl

In this DVD, discover how to use leverage and proper body mechanics to create a stronger you; learn effective fighting tactics for the mount, side mount, and guard positions; study how to counter attack from every position; see how to reverse any disadvantageous position; uncover the fiction behind pain compliance, martial arts and other deadly myths; and much more. Techniques are based on momentum, leverage, center of gravity and proper body mechanics, instead of strength. None of the moves are gender specific, working equally well for men and women. Each tactic has been combat tested and is usable by law enforcement officers wearing full uniform and gear. DVD $24        Order Now!


Physio-Psychological Aspects of Violent Encounters
Massad Ayoob

This DVD exceeds both length and subject coverage of the older tapes. Learn the dynamics of tachypsychia, tunnel vision, auditory exclusion, cognitive dissonance, amaurosis fugax, denial response and other things that can affect you during or after a fight or a shooting. A must for homicide investigators!

DVD $34      Order Now!


Post Shooting Trauma
Massad Ayoob

An introduction to the causes, effects, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of post violent event trauma as it affects officers who have been involved in such encounters. Includes prevention and mitigation of symptoms through advanced training (inoculation effect) and covers police psychologists and clergy.

DVD $34   Order Now!


The Bullet-Proof Mind: What It Takes to Win Violent Encounters ... and After
Lt. Col. (ret.) Dave Grossman

Develop the mental muscle to win a deadly confrontation and survive the aftermath. Lt. Col. (ret.) Dave Grossman shares what he's learned from the survivors of deadly force encounters, plus his own research into the nature of violence today. These cassettes feature hours of rapid-fire, in-your-face truths that are rarely talked about candidly in police circles to prepare you to be a modern warrior in the war on our streets. Audio CD $60         Order Now!


Cute Lawyer Tricks
Massad Ayoob

They can get real "cute:" Those prosecutors attempting to discredit you and your testimony. If you "win," you still face serious financial cost for your own attorney and time in court appearances. If you lose ... substantial fines or even prison. This video is designed to prepare police officers and civilians to be able to handle the "cute tricks" that lawyers like to play in the courtroom in order to discredit them and their testimony. DVD $29     Order Now!


StressFire: Gunfire for Police: Advanced Tactics and Techniques
Massad Ayoob

StressFire is the result of Massad Ayoob's years of research into what actually happens in gunfights. Learn how stress and adrenaline affect the mind and body, ruining conventional shooting techniques under pressure ... and how new techniques actually feed off that pressure to make you perform better under stress! StressFire is the only combat shooting method with a flowing, martial arts-oriented system of techniques to deal with any armed contingency under stress, yet is the easiest and quickest of the "modern techniques" to master!
Book $12      Order Now!


StressFire: Gunfire for Police: Advanced Tactics and Techniques
Massad Ayoob

In this DVD Massad Ayoob shares: the genesis of StressFire and the advantage of strength over dexterity; core elements of a power stance and how to "shoot with the body; key points to enhancing your hit potential; advanced stances and techniques; stress point indexing for handguns; stress reloading for both auto and revolver; training drills to enhance your overall performance; and much more. Shot on location at the San Bernardino Sheriff's Shooting Range in California, Ayoob shares with  the secrets of handling a handgun under the compromising influence of stress and pressure in practical application.
DVD $34          Order Now!


StressFire: Shootgun for Police: Advanced Tactics and Techniques
Massad Ayoob

Designed to be learned rapidly by police and military, the StressFire combat shotgun system was expressly developed to work for small, as well as large people, women, as well as men, and to work with the hottest, heaviest defensive shotgun loads, including magnum loads and rifled slugs. Proved in action for more than 15 years, the system is the quickest route to absolute mastery of the combat shotgun.
DVD $34          Order Now!


Streetfighting Essentials: Combining Western Boxing and Hapkido into an Unstoppable Self-Defense System
Alain Burrese

In this instructional DVD, Alain Burrese teaches you how to blend the proven hand techniques of boxing and Hapkido's devastating throws and kicks into a street fighting system. Through chillingly realistic scenarios and slow motion photography, he shows you how to apply these tools against punches, grabs and weapon attacks, as well as multiple attackers. Streetfighting Essentials is a comprehensive self-defense system that bridges the gap between martial arts theory and street fighting reality. DVD $37     Order Now!


Knives, Knife Fighting and Related Hassles: How to Survive a Real Knife Fight
Marc MacYoung

There's more to meeting face-to-steel with a knife on the street than any fancy "knife fighting master" or deadly combat system guru, sensei, sabumnim, or sifu can teach you. In fact, the truth is, on the street, you will never see the blade coming ... but there are signs that can tell you someone is carrying and how. This book will teach you how to tell when someone is approaching you with a knife concealed in his hand. Book $12       Order Now!


Minimum Damage, Maximum Effect: A Complete Guide to the Use of Pepper Spray, Less Lethal and Improvised Weapons(DVD)
Kelly McCann (aka Jim Grover)

Law enforcement faces a constant challenge in trying to find the balance between ineffective force and excessive force. While less than lethal distance items are useful, in the final analysis you will have to close with a resisting perp. Kelly McCann's book is a handy guide that takes an effective look at nonlethal 'enhancing' weapons to make that job less odious. DVD -- $37    Order Now!


Fighting Footwork Of Kuntao and Silat: A Complete Guide to Tactical Legwork Volumes 1-4(DVD)
Bob Orlando

A distinction of Indonesian martial arts is the devastating leg and footwork. Veteran kuntao/silat practitioner Bob Orlando spent years analyzing Indonesian legwork and organizing it into a true martial science. Now the information is available in a four-volume  DVD series. Volume 1 $47 Order Now!
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Volumes 1 and 2 DVDs $83
Volumes 3 and 4 DVDs $83
Four-Volume Set DVDs $160


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