Knife attacks are already tricky situations on their own since they can end up being very dangerous if you get hurt. However, add two attackers to the mix, then it can be even more complicated.
You don’t know which one is carrying the knife or if both of them are.
To properly defend yourself against them, you need to assume that both attackers have a knife.
Underestimating one of the attackers because of their size or making any assumptions as to who is the most dangerous of both can end up hurting you in the long run. That’s why you need to believe that both attackers are equally dangerous.
Being prepared and alert is crucial in this type of attack.
Expect the unexpected.
Therefore, you need to act fast and efficiently. Be alert of the whereabouts of both your attackers at all times. If they are talking among themselves, be attentive. Listen to what they are saying. It can give you clues as to what their tactics and next moves will be.
We strongly suggest doing a few practice drills like in the video below on Facing 2 Attackers – Knife Defense Drill so you can prepare your body to have that natural instinct.
Be alert of every movement and communication going on between your attackers.
Staying alert is crucial in this type of scenario because you are not only faced with one attacker, but two, and to top it off, they have a weapon.
Already they have the upper hand. However, if you’re alert and aware of your surroundings, you might just be able to escape the situation without serious injuries.
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Take care and stay safe,
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