Bodyguards And Body Guarding is a theoretical and practical book that provides an in-depth insight into the world of bodyguards and their activities from a global but also a South African perspective. Issues that are discussed includes: the origin of VIP protection, the selection, training, activities and modus operandi of bodyguards, different bodyguard theories related to guns, ammo, fighting skills, protection and movement, secrets, motor vehicles, evacuation, and bodyguard syndromes. Attention is also paid to Professionalism and a Code of Conduct for bodyguards and career opportunities in the tourism industry and in private security. Remarks are also made on body guarding and empoyment equity, the role of women in the industry, HIV / AIDS and body guarding, and the future of the industry. This book is an eye-opener.