Recommended Reading

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The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance by David Epstein
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi 
Training at the Speed of Life, Vol. 1: The Definitive Textbook for Police and Military Reality Based Training by Ken Murray

Gunfighting & Marksmanship

Guns, Bullets, And Gunfights: Lessons and Tales From A Modern-Day Gunfighter by Jim Cirillo

The Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry by Massad Ayoob

Secrets of Mental Marksmanship: How to Fire Perfect Shots by Linda K. Miller

Martial Arts

The Tao of Jeet Kune Do by Bruce Lee 

The Filipino Martial Arts as Taught by Dan Inosanto

Mastering Jujitsu by Renzo Gracie


The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence by Gavin de Becker

On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society by Dave Grossman

Ironmind: Stronger Minds, Stronger Bodies by Randall J. Strossen

​Warrior Mindset by Dr. Michael Asken, Loren W. Christensen, Dave Grossman

Wa​rrior Tactical Systems LLC

Simplicity, Adaptability, Reality​