Page 4 of 7
To be effective at self-defense, you must be able to defend against, control, and use the following:
- Fear. Controlling your fear and dealing with the fear of an attacker.
- Verbal. Know how to defuse verbal attacks.
- Weapons. Defenses against types of weapons or potential weapons.
- Rage. Controlling your rage and dealing with the rage of an attacker.
- Legs. Defending against kicking attacks.
- Hands. Defending against hand attacks.
- Throws. Defending against being thrown to the ground.
- Close Range. Dealing with close range attacks, such as scratching, head butts, bites, etc.
- Ground. Dealing with fighting and grappling on the ground when both you and your opponent are on the ground.
- Grounded. Dealing with fighting when either you or your opponent is on the ground.
- Multiple. Dealing with multiple attackers.
- Defending Another. Defending another person.
- Family Present. Defending when family or friends are present and may be harmed by your actions.