It is the oldest and most dangerous profession, with great
rewards and the ultimate risk, death.
Nick Spill takes us on an action-packed and at times
hilarious journey inside the world of bodyguards where he protects the famous,
the infamous and the anonymous.
Written for those who are curious about bodyguards and protection professionals present and future, The Way of the
Bodyguard reveals the skills and techniques to be a consummate bodyguard while
Nick Spill recounts his experiences that soar from the mundane to the volatile
More than a manual or a textbook, the book explores in human
terms what it takes to be a winning protector in a dangerous world.
The Way of the Bodyguard explores how to be a bodyguard and
protect your client and the mental and physical skills Nick Spill describes so
deftly, translate to all professions. He provides strategies for success for
everyone, whether they want to become an excellent protector or live their life
to the fullest.
If you are curious about what it is like to be a bodyguard,
want to become one or seek to escape into a world of unknown threats and
logistical challenges, there is much to learn from the entertaining stories in
The Way of the Bodyguard.
In New York I met and befriended an extraordinary man. An artist and lawyer who was a cross between Marcel Proust and Freddie Mercury, Gary was completely outside my ordinary frame of reference. He died young from what was then an unnamed epidemic. His story became “The Palace in TriBeCa”. 60 pages including a bonus sample from "The Way of the Bodyguard".