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Book details
  • Genre:REFERENCE
  • SubGenre:Personal & Practical Guides
  • Language:English
  • Series title:W.I.N.
  • Series Number:1
  • Pages:321
  • eBook ISBN:9781617927614

W.I.N.: Critical Issues in Training and Leading Warriors

by Brian Willis

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Overview
W.I.N. - An acronym for the powerful question – What’s Important Now? A question at the forefront of the choices warriors face every day. These choices relate to the missions a warrior are tasked with and also to the choices made regarding their personal lives and relationships. Warriors working in law enforcement, corrections and the military face a unique and exciting blend of opportunities and challenges. This book is about the philosophies, stories and thoughts that reflect what is important when it comes to training and leading these warriors. To bring this to life Brian Willis sought input from warrior trainers and warrior leaders from around North America. In this volume twenty-five of them share their thoughts and insights making this a must read for every officer, every trainer and every leader regardless of their assignment. "I have known Brian Willis for years. He is not only very knowledgeable about what makes warriors tick and helps them perform, he is also highly respected by all who know him as a dedicated and generous man that we all enjoy working with. These two qualities have allowed him to assemble the outstanding collective warrior wisdom in his W.I.N. books. A must read for warriors in all fields." Alexis Artwohl PhD., Police psychologist and author of Deadly Force Encounters “In the science of mental preparation for combat Brian Willis has few equals. W.I.N.: Critical Issues in Leading and Training Warriors, is a compilation of wisdom from the world's top instructors and is a must read if you are involved in officer safety training.” Lt. Harvey V. Hedden - Kenosha County Sheriffs Department Deputy Executive Director – ILEETA “This book is an excellent example of how Brian Willis continues to take a leadership role in developing law enforcement personnel for successful outcomes. W.I.N. is a must read for anyone who is truly committed to training and leading warriors.” Marcus Young, M.A., Presidential Medal of Valor Winner and International Police Chiefs Association Officer of the Year 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. - An acronym for the powerful question – What’s Important Now? A question at the forefront of the choices warriors face every day. These choices relate to the missions a warrior are tasked with and also to the choices made regarding their personal lives and relationships. Warriors working in law enforcement, corrections and the military face a unique and exciting blend of opportunities and challenges. This book is about the philosophies, stories and thoughts that reflect what is important when it comes to training and leading these warriors. To bring this to life Brian Willis sought input from warrior trainers and warrior leaders from around North America. In this volume twenty-five of them share their thoughts and insights making this a must read for every officer, every trainer and every leader regardless of their assignment. "I have known Brian Willis for years. He is not only very knowledgeable about what makes warriors tick and helps them perform, he is also highly respected by all who know him as a dedicated and generous man that we all enjoy working with. These two qualities have allowed him to assemble the outstanding collective warrior wisdom in his W.I.N. books. A must read for warriors in all fields." Alexis Artwohl PhD., Police psychologist and author of Deadly Force Encounters “In the science of mental preparation for combat Brian Willis has few equals. W.I.N.: Critical Issues in Leading and Training Warriors, is a compilation of wisdom from the world's top instructors and is a must read if you are involved in officer safety training.” Lt. Harvey V. Hedden - Kenosha County Sheriffs Department Deputy Executive Director – ILEETA “This book is an excellent example of how Brian Willis continues to take a leadership role in developing law enforcement personnel for successful outcomes. W.I.N. is a must read for anyone who is truly committed to training and leading warriors.” Marcus Young, M.A., Presidential Medal of Valor Winner and International Police Chiefs Association Officer of the Year 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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