Rory Miller

Biography

After nearly thirty years in martial arts, 18 working with violent criminals in Corrections and a year as a contractor in Iraq, I now teach and write on the subject of violence. I've been a military medic; a tactical team member and leader; a corrections officer and sergeant.

Basically, I'm a little scarred up, but generally happy.

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Books

ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
Violence: A Writer's Guide Second Edition
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The first edition of "Violence: A Writer's Guide" received praise from best-selling authors like Barry Eisler, Brent Weeks and Steve Perry. The second edition includes nearly 50% more information. Things like being injured and the psychology of weapon choice. Important details from a working professional in the world of violence.
ChironTraining Volume 5: 2009
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,950. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rory's 2009 blog entries from Baghdad, Northern Iraq, Ireland, Turkey and home. Concentrating, as always on understanding and teaching about crime, violence and self-defense. With extensive added material not available on the Chiron Training blog.
Talking Them Through: Crisis Communications with the Emotionally Disturbed and Mentally Ill
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,880. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
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Drawing on extensive experience with unstable, violent, intoxicated and mentally ill people, former Corrections Sergeant Rory Miller delivers a street-level guide to building rapport, taking command and avoiding force.
ChironTraining Volume 4: 2008
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,880. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
The fourth volume of the ChironTraining blog follows Rory as he leaves his desk job as an investigator to return to working the jail; becomes a real, live, published author; and then bags everything to go to Baghdad. Yep. He went and volunteered for the ICITAP (International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program) mission in Iraq.
ChironTraining Volume 3: 2007
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,160. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
In the third year of the popular Chiron Training blog, Rory leaves the jail for a temporary stint as an Internal Affairs investigator, works to take his team to an entirely new level, and thinks and writes about life, love and hand-to-hand combat.
Drills: Training for Sudden Violence (A Chiron Manual)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,590. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
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A collection of drills by Rory Miller of ChironTraining, author of "Meditations on Violence" and "Facing Violence." This book describes many of the exercises used by Rory in his seminars as well as some training techniques usually reserved for private students. This book is a must-have for any martial artist who wishes to transition from the training hall to real life.
ChironTraining Volume 2: 2006
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The second year of the Chiron Training blog, with a few additional notes. A corrections sergeant, tactical team leader, martial artist and father, Rory Miller has been doing his 'thinking out loud' at chirontraining.blogspot.com since 2005. It's reputed to be worth a read...
ChironTraining Volume 1: 2005
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,070. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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The first year of the popular ChironTraining blog in order, cleaned up and with some added content. Jail guard, trainer, martial artist husband and father, Sgt. Rory Miller writes about it all.

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