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The SAS mental endurance handbook

Author: Chris McNab; Great Britain. Army. Special Air Service.
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Perfect the skills of mental toughness and endurance used by the Special Air Service, England's equivalent of the United States Special Forces. This handbook uncovers the secrets of these toughest-of-the-tough combat soldiers. It is an indispensable guide to mastering your mind whether facing the prospect of death in combat or trying to stay alive while evading pursuers. The book also contains details of a number of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris McNab; Great Britain. Army. Special Air Service.
ISBN: 1585744425 9781585744428
OCLC Number: 49498257
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 192 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The will to survive --
Handling combat stress --
Recruitment and training --
Intelligence and concentration --
Building a team mind --
Leadership --
Battle tactics 1: handling major manoeuvres --
Battle tactics 2: counter-insurgency --
Detention, escape, survival --
Peacekeeping and diplomacy --
Future wars.
Responsibility: Chris McNab.

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Perfect the skills of mental toughness and endurance used by the Special Air Service, England's equivalent of the United States Special Forces. This handbook uncovers the secrets of these toughest-of-the-tough combat soldiers. It is an indispensable guide to mastering your mind whether facing the prospect of death in combat or trying to stay alive while evading pursuers. The book also contains details of a number of military training programs and their means of assessing a candidate's fitness for the arduous life of a combat soldier and their strategies for overcoming factors that can wear down tolerance of stress and hardship. Illustrated throughout with more than 150 drawings that provide step-by-step guidance.--From publisher description.

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