The Anatomy of a Warrior – by Alex Lanshe

anatomy of a warrior

Anatomy of a Warrior, a book authored by ISDA Member Alex Lanshe, is based on 2 and 1/2 years of research and 120 interviews with leading authorities on the prevention of human violence. The goal of the book is to provide the audience insight into the capability and capacity to prevent violence in society by focusing on the seven core virtues that were most often referenced by those interviewed by the author.

Among the interviewees are world recognized leaders of human violence including: – Lt. Col. Dave Grossman – Gavin de Becker – Massad Ayoob – Rory Miller – Alexis Artwohl, PhD – Ken Murray – Clint Smith – Chuck Taylor – Gary Klugiewicz – James Hamilton – including ISDA members Tom Taylor Patrick Van HorneJoe Autera and Tony Scotti.


“Protection is a high calling, one that has existed throughout human history, one that allows at-risk people to conduct the work they are here for, and live the lives they are here to live.” – Gavin de Becker, from the Afterword for “Anatomy of a Warrior.”


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