The Self-Initiative Project

When Do I Know I Might Be Attacked; and When Should I Consider Responding?

May 31, 2022

The Self-Initiative Project, Podcast 50, When Do I Know I Might Be Attacked; and When Should I Consider Responding?

My buddy from high school inspired this episode when he asked, "How do you know when it is time to go?"

What he means is how do you know when you should engage and maybe throw that first punch or kick?

Knowing some of the signs to look for in a potential aggressor, whether social or predatory, is fairly straight-forward, if you know what to look for and you are actually paying attention.

What I argue is more important are the things that come before that point and the aftermath. We spend most of our time in this episode talking about the things we should doing leading up to a potential physical encounter, and some things you may want to consider in the aftermath. Of course, we also cover some of the body language and signs that may be telling you something may be about to happen too.

NOTE: Like all of our podcasts, this episode is for informational purposes only. We are not trying to tell you what to do, nor are we providing any legal advice. We are only trying to give you things to work on, think about, and consider in determining what is right for you.

Thanks for listening.


Other related podcasts:

Podcast 25: Situational Awareness and More

Podcast 40: De-escalation: A Key to Conflict Management

Podcast 26: What if… ? The Importance of Thinking Through Scenarios

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