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Book details
  • Genre:REFERENCE
  • SubGenre:Personal & Practical Guides
  • Language:English
  • Series title:W.I.N.
  • Series Number:2
  • Pages:319
  • eBook ISBN:9781617927607

W.I.N. 2: Insights Into Training and Leading Warriors

by Brian Willis

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Overview
W.I.N. is an acronym for ‘Life’s Most Powerful Question’ – What’s Important Now? Every day, in their personal and professional lives, warriors are faced with a number of choices and decisions – some more critical than others. Their responses to those choices (the decisions they make) can have a lasting impact on their health, relationships, careers and ultimately their safety. Law enforcement professionals face a unique and exciting blend of opportunities and challenges. This book is about insights, philosophies, stories and thoughts that reflect What ‘s Important Now in relation to training and leading today’s warriors. In putting together this powerful book Brian Willis sought input from warrior trainers and warrior leaders from around North America. In this volume twenty-nine of those warrior leaders and trainers share their thoughts and insights making this a must read for every law enforcement officer, trainer and leader regardless of rank or assignment. Whether you're training yourself or training others, W.I.N. 2 is a treasure-trove of gems for peak performance in life-or-death situations. Brian Willis masterfully presents invaluable insights on mental preparation, physical readiness, and tactical skill from top trainers and remarkable survivors—practical, realistic information that will save lives, guaranteed. "Cultivating the Warrior Spirit," "Staying Dangerous," "Combat Preparation," "Reasonable Knife Deployment," "New Defensive Tactics," "Defending Your Actions in Civil Rights Litigation,"...it's all here: a bible for Training to Win! Charles Remsberg author of the Street Survival book series and Blood Lessons: What Cops Learn from Life-or-Death Encounters “With the second edition of W.I.N., a highly respected group of law enforcement officers and trainers have come together to lay down the truths of the "thin blue line". “Insights into leadership, psychology, and operations, along with the training and development of today’s police officers is contained in this combined effort. A worthy effort that every officer and administrator needs to read and pass along.” Jeff Chudwin, Chief, Olympia Fields IL. PD. President, Illinois Tactical Officers Association "No matter how great the technology or equipment provided to today’s police and military warriors, the question of victory will always be answered by the mettle of the individual officer or soldier. In W.I.N. 2, many of the North Americas most respected warrior-trainers offer their insight on what it takes to be mentally and physically prepared to face today’s enemy. An engrossing read and an essential companion to Volume 1, Critical Issues in Training and Leading Warriors." Chris Butler, Law Enforcement Trainer, Calgary Police Service A portion of the proceeds from every sale of this book will be donated to: • The Scholarship Fund for the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) www.ileeta.org.
Description
W.I.N. is an acronym for ‘Life’s Most Powerful Question’ – What’s Important Now? Every day, in their personal and professional lives, warriors are faced with a number of choices and decisions – some more critical than others. Their responses to those choices (the decisions they make) can have a lasting impact on their health, relationships, careers and ultimately their safety. Law enforcement professionals face a unique and exciting blend of opportunities and challenges. This book is about insights, philosophies, stories and thoughts that reflect What ‘s Important Now in relation to training and leading today’s warriors. In putting together this powerful book Brian Willis sought input from warrior trainers and warrior leaders from around North America. In this volume twenty-nine of those warrior leaders and trainers share their thoughts and insights making this a must read for every law enforcement officer, trainer and leader regardless of rank or assignment. Whether you're training yourself or training others, W.I.N. 2 is a treasure-trove of gems for peak performance in life-or-death situations. Brian Willis masterfully presents invaluable insights on mental preparation, physical readiness, and tactical skill from top trainers and remarkable survivors—practical, realistic information that will save lives, guaranteed. "Cultivating the Warrior Spirit," "Staying Dangerous," "Combat Preparation," "Reasonable Knife Deployment," "New Defensive Tactics," "Defending Your Actions in Civil Rights Litigation,"...it's all here: a bible for Training to Win! Charles Remsberg author of the Street Survival book series and Blood Lessons: What Cops Learn from Life-or-Death Encounters “With the second edition of W.I.N., a highly respected group of law enforcement officers and trainers have come together to lay down the truths of the "thin blue line". “Insights into leadership, psychology, and operations, along with the training and development of today’s police officers is contained in this combined effort. A worthy effort that every officer and administrator needs to read and pass along.” Jeff Chudwin, Chief, Olympia Fields IL. PD. President, Illinois Tactical Officers Association "No matter how great the technology or equipment provided to today’s police and military warriors, the question of victory will always be answered by the mettle of the individual officer or soldier. In W.I.N. 2, many of the North Americas most respected warrior-trainers offer their insight on what it takes to be mentally and physically prepared to face today’s enemy. An engrossing read and an essential companion to Volume 1, Critical Issues in Training and Leading Warriors." Chris Butler, Law Enforcement Trainer, Calgary Police Service A portion of the proceeds from every sale of this book will be donated to: • The Scholarship Fund for the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) www.ileeta.org.
About the author
Brian Willis is an internationally recognized thought leader, speaker, trainer and writer and President of the innovative training company Winning Mind Training. Brian is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his contribution and commitment to Officer Safety in Canada and was named Law Officer Trainer of the Year for 2011. Brian serves as the Deputy Executive Director for the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA). He is the editor and contributing author for the acclaimed books W.I.N.: Critical Issues in Training and Leading Warriors and W.I.N. 2: Insights Into Training and Leading Warriors, If I Knew Then: Life Lessons From Cops on the Street. And If I Knew Then 2: Warrior Reflections. He is also a contributing writer for the book Warriors: On Living with Courage, Discipline and Honor. Brian began his law enforcement career with the Calgary Police Service in 1979 and over the next 25 years he worked as a patrol officer, tactical officer, patrol supervisor and trainer. Brian is a past Editor of the ILEETA Review and writes the W.I.N. Column for the ILEETA Use of Force Journal. In addition to having numerous articles published in law enforcement periodicals Brian is a regular contributor to PoliceOne.com and Policemag.com. Brian has given presentations on mental preparation and conditioning at numerous international conferences and is sought after as a speaker across North America for his presentations Excellence in Training, Harnessing The Winning Mind and Warrior Spirit, Dare to Soar: The Pursuit of Personal Excellence and Your Life IS Your Legacy. Brian has also worked with martial artists, competitive shooters, athletes and coaches from a variety of sports including boxing, hockey, skeleton, volleyball, bull riding, figure skating, running, biathlon, and golf on harnessing the power of the mind and enhancing performance.
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