Learning self-defense techniques is a great way to defend yourself if ever your faced with an attacker. How to block his punches, strike and other great self-defense tips to escape a fight are great things to know.
However, one thing that is often forgotten in self-defense classes is to put yourself in the shoes of your attacker. How can you defend yourself, if you don’t know what your attacker is planning?
To be able to properly defend yourself, it’s crucial to fully understand how your attacker fights.
With that in mind, we questioned ourselves on this topic and asked a larger attacker what methods he would often refer to when it comes to fighting. By having a clearer picture of how your attacker fights, you will better be able to defend yourself.
Attackers will use their size and strength to their advantage. Therefore, their main strategy when going in a fight is to block and trap their victim.
That being said, an attacker will usually come straight towards you, grab your arms to prevent you from striking him and trap you in a corner. Once he has you trapped, he will try to cut off your oxygen and smother you until you can’t breathe. Right away, he automatically has the upper hand and can hurt you.
If ever you see an attacker coming straight towards you, you need to think fast.
With him being much larger than you, every second counts. Therefore, you need to either strike him or block him before he has managed to trap you. If he reaches you and manages to trap you, the odds of you being able to fight him off and escape are much slimmer.
To see our video on the crazy tactics used by larger attackers, click on the link below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YON1fc3sQL8
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