Massad Ayoob





Massad Ayoob

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Massad Ayoob is an internationally known firearms and self-defense instructor. He has taught police techniques and civilian self-defense to both law enforcement officers and private citizens in numerous venues since 1974. Ayoob has appeared as an expert witness in several trials. He has served as a part-time police officer in New Hampshire since 1972 and holds the rank of Captain in the Grantham, New Hampshire police department.

Ayoob has authored several books and more than 1,000 articles on firearms, combat techniques, self-defense, and legal issues, and has served in an editorial capacity for Guns Magazine, American Handgunner, Gun Week, and Combat Handguns. Since 1995, he has written self-defense- and firearms-related articles for Backwo...more


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Our military – not for the first time – listens to complaints about poor “man-stopping” ability with 9mm ball ammunition in combat: http://m.military.com/daily-news/2014/07/03/army-wants-a-harder-hitting-pistol.html .


It seems to me that there’s little wrong with Beretta M9 performance that better 9mm ammunition (i.e., police-type high performance hollow point), MecGar magazines, and maintenance...

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The Gun Digest Book of Conc...
4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 105 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 2002 — 6 editions
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The Truth About Self Protec...
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 1983 — 2 editions
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Stressfire, Vol. 1
4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 1986
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Combat Shooting with Massad...
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Stressfire II: Advanced Com...
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1992
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Massad Ayoob's Greatest Han...
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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Gun-Proof Your Children!
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1986 — 2 editions
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The Gun Digest Book of Sig-...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2004 — 6 editions
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“Those of us who have seen violent death up close, who have seen what high-powered bullets can do to living human tissue, have a horror of inflicting that nightmarish, never forgotten damage on a fellow human being. Perhaps the only more terrifying prospect is that such a fate should befall us or our loved ones. This is why we, a representative cross-section of America's population, keep deadly weapons for personal defense.”
Massad Ayoob, In the Gravest Extreme: The Role of the Firearm in Personal Protection

“A basic principle of American justice holds that a bad man has the same rights as a good man.”
Massad Ayoob, In the Gravest Extreme: The Role of the Firearm in Personal Protection

“safety catch or decocking lever, and with a bobbed hammer. INS, NYPD’s Emergency”
Massad Ayoob, Gun Digest Book of Beretta Pistols: Function, Accuracy, Performance



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