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Warrior Mindset 1st Edition
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When I first started reading this book, I was reminded of a scene from the movie, The Shootist, starring John Wayne and Ron Howard. In this particular scene, Howard asks Wayne (who is playing a very proficient gunfighter who is elderly and dying of cancer) how he had fought so many gun battles over the years against such a wide range of opponents and come out the winner in every one of them. Wayne replies by telling Howard that it wasn't a matter of being the fastest with a gun, or even the best shot, the major factor was being "WILLING TO KILL" another human being without forethought or hesitation.Read more ›
This book does not disappoint in that area. Warrior Mindset contains numerous practical exercises for developing a stronger mind and backs each exercise with research for doing so. The book is clearly laid out and easy to follow. Warrior Mindset is directed at the armed forces, so naturally numerous examples are from armed forces or police scenarios. There are also numerous sports examples and occasionally other professions. Despite this, I was pleasantly surprised of the take-aways from each chapter as they are very much relevant to whatever field you are in, specially the practical exercises.
The only downside to this book is it is dry. The research is of huge benefit, but sometimes I craved for a more personal sounding voice to the authors. It reads like a manual. This could be a positive or negative depending on your taste.
Overall, if you have come from a world of lightly backed research books on mindset that make you feel good, but provide little practicality; this book will be refreshing. It is raw, honest, and to the point. But realize this book IS directed towards the armed forces.
Between Loren W. Christensen, Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, and Dr. Michael Asken (who I was not familiar with prior to reading this book but was extremely impressed by), you really couldn't ask for more qualified folks to write a book of this nature and while reading it you have no doubt that you are in good hands.
I'd definitely recommend this book to anyone, but especially soldiers, police officers, and martial artists; anyone involved in the combat professions and arts. Being a former soldier myself, I especially want to emphasize how valuable this book would be to someone in the military trying to mentally prepare themselves for a deployment.
This book covers the entire realm of what it takes to be a warrior. It begins by a screening examination to determine your strong areas and where you need to improve yourself. It moves to the importance of physical conditioning (This is where I scored the maximum), handling the stress of combat, a mental attack plan, developing concentration skills, tactical performance factors, tactical self-talk and mental toughness, the danger of negative thoughts and the importance of having the winning warrior attitude Do not pass up the appendix sections because they have some very valuable instructions on how to use relaxation techniques for warriors.
In conclusion, all serious military and law enforcement officers and trainers should have a copy of this excellent book in their personal library and continually review themselves and their students using this book as a guide.
Rating: 5 Stars. Joseph J. Truncale (Author: Monadnock Defensive Tactics System)
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Excellent read! Full of exceptional insights and supporting anecdotal examples. Well worth the time to closely read and study.Published 3 days ago by Matt Dillon
Overall good book. Speaks volumes on mindset and thinking. Kind of repetitive but none the less a quality book. Received quickly.Published 1 month ago by Rob
This is a must read book for anyone wanting to increase their already existing knowledge on having the proper mind set for any scenario that may present itself. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Salvador J Rincon
This is a fantastic read even if you are not in a warrior type employment. As a matter of fact, I would highly recommend this to anybody who is specifically not in a career that... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kindle Customer