New answers tagged prevention
Sometimes you cross paths with a douchebag. The reason why martial arts and self-defense classes actually teach you how to hurt people, and not just how to run away, is because some situations are unavoidable.
Your training hasn't failed you if you're not training conflict avoidance/resolution in your dojo. Rather, your lack of training has failed you. You have to specifically train how to read body language, detect warning signals, and recognize potentially dangerous situations. These skills are usually relegated to a weekend seminar, if taught at all. When ...
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