Utilizing the Element of Surprise

The combat element of surprise has been utilized for thousands, if not millions, of years. The important lesson learned early is that it works. It works for a simple reason: The opposition wasn’t expecting that particular maneuver, weapon or reaction.

Personal-Defense Preparation: Considering Worst-Case Scenarios

Criminals thrive on your complacency. Having appropriate situational awareness and training to overcome the stress of surprise can help ensure you prevail against an attack.

Using the Element of Surprise as a Personal-Defense Tool

In personal-defense, the element of surprise can be a powerful tool that helps individuals gain an advantage over their attacker. Sheriff Jim offers up some scenarios.


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