Classic Book Review – Principles of Personal Defense

If one lives through a fight, we will assume that he is better off than if he does not, even though he may be thereafter confronted with legal action.

One of the little jewels in Jeff Cooper’s book Principles of Personal Defense.

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2 responses

  1. William B. Peel

    Indeed. This tersely written little book should be required reading for all CCW classes. I find Cooper’s four stages of awareness particularly relevant.

    1. An interesting aspect of Cooper’s philosophy is that he himself said that the Color were not about awareness but rather the mental positioning to take someone’s life in self defense. That distinction has been often misconstrued over the years.

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