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SDIC Reading List

Back Off!, by Martha J. Langelan.

Streetsmarts, by Louise Rafkin.
Beauty Bites Beast, by Ellen Snortland.
Domestic Violence for Beginners, by Alisa del Tufo.
Exploding the Myth of Self-Defense, by Judith Fein.
Fear into Anger, by Py Bateman.
Girls Fight Back! The College Girl’s Guide to Protecting Herself, by Erin Weed.
Her Wits About Her: Self-Defense Success Stories by Women, edited by Denise Caignon and Gail Groves.
In Defense of Ourselves, by Linda Tschirhart Sanford and Ann Fetter.
Lifelines, by Marcia Hall.
Real Knockouts: The Physical Feminism of Women’s Self-Defense, by Martha McCaughey.
Self-Defense: Steps to Success, by Joan Nelson.

Self-Defense:  Steps to Survival, by Katy Mattingly.

Self-Defense: The Womanly Art of Self Care, Intuition, and Choice, by Debbie Leung.
Self-Defense from the Inside Out: A Women’s Workbook for Developing Self-Esteem and Assertiveness Skills for Safety, by Nadia Telsey.

Smile at Strangers: And Other Lessons in the Art of Living Fearlessly, by Susan Schorn.
The Gift of Fear, by Gavin de Becker.

The Lioness Within: A Woman’s Self-Defense Survival Guide, by  Graciela Casillas

Training Women in the Martial Arts: A Special Journey, by Jennifer Lawler and Laura Kamienski