CONCEPTS AND STRATEGIES
Before we begin to discuss the individual techniques in detail, you
should familiarise yourself with some central concepts of self
Rule number 1: There are no rules.
When someone makes a physical attack against your person or your loved
ones with the clear intent to create harm, then you have the right to
defend yourself using any means available.
A bar brawler may not fully
comprehend what this means, but clearly, after you have finished this
book you will be a person capable of a response where a bar brawler attacking you
may get more than he had bargained for.
Rule number one is: there are no rules. Everything goes. When attacked
and not given another choice but to fight, you will commit to do
whatever it takes to fend off the attack. But -- you need to
prepare yourself to have this response. It requires both mental
preparation and physical preparation.
John LaTourette, (aka Dr Death) is
a famous martial artist with plenty of real world fighting experience,
has the following to say about the legal implications of self defense.
"It is better to be tried by twelve than to be carried by six", and we
as the authors of this book couldn't agree more.