Antonio Bustillo is a former Miami Police Department
police officer. Antonio Bustillo’s second book is a Steady Training, and is “recommended for any karate enthusiast
who wonders how to adapt his training to real fighting encounters. Bustillo’s advice: train realistically, keep in shape,
and keep it simple.”
Loren Christensen’s experience in law enforcement began in 1967 when
he served in the army as a military policeman, stationed in both the United States and in Vietnam. In 1972, after leaving the military, he joined the Portland Police Bureau (Oregon). As a rookie he began teaching defensive tactics to other officers.
As a police officer he has worked the training unit, the gang unit, dignitary body guarding, and all the precincts
as a street officer.
In his retirement, Loren Christensen
is a prolific magazine and book writer, former editor of an award winning monthly newspaper called The Rap Sheet, a high-ranking
martial artist and a teacher of martial arts to both law enforcement officials and the general public.
His articles have appeared in a variety of magazines, to include Soldier of
Fortune, Warriors, Bodybuilding, Muscle Up, Blackbelt, Karate Illustrated, Karate International, Police, Law and Order, Chief,
The Police Marksman, American Survival Guide, Police and Security News, Martial arts Training and the American Police Beat.
Loren began his martial arts training in 1965 and over the years he has earned
10 black belts, 7 in karate, 2 in jujitsu, 1 in arnis. As an author of 32 books,
Christensen has received high praise for his easy-to-read, informative writing style from readers and book reviewers. He has authored books such as Deadly Force Encounters: What Cops Need To Know To Mentally
And Physically Prepare For And Survive A Gunfight, Gangbangers: Understanding The Deadly Minds Of America's Street Gangs and
Winning With American Kata: The New Breed of Competitors.