This book really does give the lowdown on the realities of doorwork . If you work the doors you'll either love it or hate it for precisely that reason . Jamie has very strong views on bouncing as a profession , and pulls no punches in his critique of the job and all it entails . As with all Jamie's books , this is packed with so much useful information it's hard to believe . With many years experience on the doors himself , Jamie really is in the position to give away an insiders knowledge of the game . Everything from fighting , fear control , recognising different drugs and their effects , dealing with the Police, body language, even fire safety is covered thoroughly . Jamie has really covered all bases with this one ! Even if you aren't, or have no intention of being a doorman , this book is packed with advice , tactics , and techniques for self-protection . An incredible book .