With non-warfare street violence, the strategic basic stages of close quarters combat is to disrupt, damage, destroy then disengage.
Potential common combatants and the general criminal in urban environments tend to seek a specific type of target, in the same vein as a predator.
Particularly with close quarters combat is there a profound necessity for fluid and dynamic movement of the body as a whole for optimal performance.
Fear is necessary. Even useful when utilized strategically. Such as the activation or reaction of fear into situational awareness – for survival, defense or combat.
As with the tells of deception, identifying then interpreting the body language of an assailant can aid you in engaging a close quarters attack.
An introductory primer and training basis guide on disarming guns from assailants during self-defense / combative close quarters situations.
Street self-defense and certain professional combat rules of engagements don’t always mean waiting for an attack to respond to, sometimes it’s…
In the event of a home invasion, your “reactionary gap” is crucial to defense and survival – this is a guideline of enhancing and increasing that gap.