Principles of Personal Defense

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Paladin Press, Jan 1, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 79 pages
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This new edition of Cooper's classic Principles of Personal Defense - with a fitting tribute by firearms expert Louis Awerbuck and all-new drawings by renowned illustrator Paul Kirchner - presents his timeless theory of individual defensive behavior clearly, concisely and practically. All free people who aspire to stay that way should read, study and share the wisdom found within these pages. Considered by many to be one of the greatest books on combat mindset and proper defensive mental conditioning ever writte, it deserves a place of honor in every library.

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User Review  - Steve Scott - Goodreads

For those wanting to learn self defense, I'd recommend this wholeheartedly. Regardless of whether you agree with his political orientation (which he doesn't present at length here) Cooper's principles ... Read full review

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User Review  - Joey Sankows - Goodreads

Simple and informative book written by a bad-ass to help others survive by making them bad-asses! Read full review

About the author (2006)

The late Jeff Cooper was one of the true pioneers of weaponcraft in the US. His numerous accomplishments include founder of Gunsite Ranch, editor at large ofGuns & Ammomagazine, winner of the Outstanding American Handgunner award in 1995, Rangemaster Emeritus of the US Practical Shooting Assn. and long-time member of the board of directors of the National Rifle Association.

Paul Kirchner has been a writer and illustrator for more than 25 years. His work has appeared in publications ranging from Marvel Comics to "The Wall Street Journal" to Paladin author Jeff Cooper's books.

Click here for more information and to download a podcast interview with Paul Kirchner.

Louis Awerbuck is the owner/director of the Yavapai Firearms Academy, a small-arms training operation based in Prescott, Arizona. He served as Chief Rangemaster at the American Pistol Institute and is an adjunct instructor for the U.S. Department of Energy's Central Training Academy.

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