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.