"Surviving Armed Assaults" is by far and away the BEST book on protecting yourself against weapon attacks that I've ever read. It's incredibly thorough and 100% B.S. FREE! There's no "kick the knife out of his hand" silliness in this book; just straight forward, practical information.
It's absolutely superb. And it's not just me who thinks so. The book has endorsements from many luminaries from the worlds of martial arts, self-protection, and security including Peter Consterdine, Dave Grossman, Jeff Cooper, Dan Anderson etc. This is a book that anyone who is serious about self-protection or practical martial arts needs to read.
If you want to learn how to protect yourself against armed assaults, this is the book! Indeed, if you buy one martial arts book this year, it should be this one!
Iain Abernethy 5th Dan, Coach with the British Combat Association and author of numerous martial arts books and DVDs