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Self-Defense Tip #82 — In a Confrontation Don’t, Part III

When in a confrontation . . .

Don’t be an easy target — don’t get into an easy range. Get out of the way of potential assailants. If you see a bunch of thugs, give them a wide berth. If they move toward you anyway, you will have a head start running away or getting ready to fight for your life. Don’t just stay and wonder “will they let me be” as they approach. See what happened to one fellow who thought just like that:

Self-defense tip from Thomas Kurz, co-author of Basic Instincts of Self-Defense and author of Science of Sports Training, Stretching Scientifically, and Flexibility Express.

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One Response to Self-Defense Tip #82 — In a Confrontation Don’t, Part III

  1. Alex says:


    Not sure that video was the best illustration for this thesis tbh… the guy (a newspaper seller in London) was just walking home from work before inadvertently stumbling into a political demonstration that he was not part of. He was heading AWAY from Police when one of the officers decided to give him a shove – there was no reason for the victim (he died later) to believe the Police were any threat to his person.


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