How to Deal with someone trying to Intimidate you for a fight in 3 simple steps.
Section 1. Body Language: How to posture yourself to appear confident. How to stay confident in a fight.
Section 2. Best position and Angle to Adopt against aggressive intimidation: Your Fighting Stance
Section 3. How to build confidence in a fight. Displaying confidence while avoiding eye contact.
How to fight fear and intimidation in self defence depends on how you defend yourself by controlling space both physically and psychologically.
This week we look at the best approach of how to defend yourself against someone facing you in a street fight. Here are 3 simple self defence techniques that could make a difference to your personal safety.
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As always the video is broken down into 3 sections:
Part 1: How you Should Stand when Someone is in Your Face
How should you stand when someone is in your face, should you take an obvious fighting stance? Well we suggest that you stand square and not side on. There are a number of risks of standing side on (in a fighting stance) at close quarter. This style fighting or boxing guard may not be appropriate for extreme close quarter combat. We discuss the main risks of taking a obvious fighting stance, but feel free to add your thoughts on the matter.
Part 2: What Position Should You Adopt: How to make the fight predictable?
We believe that you should, if possible move to one side of the person who is threatening or intimidating you. Firstly, you need to hold your ground and secondly you then need to move towards a side. It is better for the person to facing you at an awkward angle. This will limit their ability to punch properly with one side of their body, in particular the jammed side.
Part 3: Where do You Look? Do you look into their eyes?
This is an old question that many people have different opinions about. So we would especially love to hear your thoughts on this matter. From our perspective we believe that you should not put too much emphasis on staring into your attackers eyes. This only creates tunnelled vision and distracts you from reacting to fast punches. Although it may help you better detect a headbut attack.
We have lots more videos on how to fight with Wing Chun. Please visit our channel. Better yet feel free to leave a comment or a suggestion of what you would like us to film for you. It does not have to be about Wing Chun it can be about any subject related to fighting, how to fight, Wing Chun techniques, or even Wing Chun vs other styles of martial arts. We are happy to pass on our knowledge and experience free of charge.
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