Real, effective self-defense begins with a mindset. Here is your guide to developing that mindset. Learn what it takes to overcome conflict, and protect yourself and those you care about.
In this book you will discover: what real-life self-defense actually is – and how to survive in today’s world; why self-defense training should be a priority for everyone; the difference between self-defense and martial arts… And that’s just the beginning!
The information in this book has empowered people from all walks of life to be stronger, more confident, and safer.
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“Chris Sutton’s book is a direct result of his fantastic reality self defense system he teaches. I had the great fortune to personally watch Chris Sutton, and assist him instruct his courses. After reading this book it further acknowledges what I already knew; that this book is truly an amazing, no nonsense approach to self defense.
“It is the next best thing to having him teach you personally the mental mindset needed to survive a violent encounter.”
Sifu Brian Spiegel
“This Book is powerful and it’s depth is amazing. A must for anyone who want to understand real life self defense and personal safety.”
Jim Graden, World Champion Kickboxer
“I know Chris, and I’ve taken his C.O.B.R.A. class. This book does a great job of making what he teaches in class accessible to a wider audience. I learned a lot from it.
“The book doesn’t show you how to punch and kick; it teaches you how to THINK. And that’s the most important element in staying safe. You learn what to watch out for, how to avoid dangerous situations, and how to handle it if you can’t avoid a confrontation. He also goes into the truth about safety for kids, explaining what works and what doesn’t and why.
“He explains why learning martial arts as a sport isn’t enough to make you ready to defend yourself in real life – and what you need to do to BE ready. As Chris likes to say: You insure your home, and your, and your new refrigerator – shouldn’t you also insure your own safety?
“This book is a great place to start. I would recommend it to anyone, young or old, regardless of previous experience.”
“This book is no nonsense, real advice for the very real world that we live in today. Chris is one of the best Reality Self-Defense instructors in the business and speaks from experience and from passion of the subject.
“This book is easy to read and gives many little bits of information that you can take away with you for future use and thought.”
“You can’t go a day without hearing about a child abduction, domestic violence and murder. The mistake we all make is thinking, “it can’t happen to me”. Let me tell you from personal experience, it can happen to you.
“The Psychology of Self-Defense teaches you how to recognize the signs of a potential threat and how to become more aware of your surroundings. I have taken Chris’ one day C.O.B.R.A camp and am currently enrolled in the full academy and it has changed my life.”