A huge part of that last problem is the term self-defense is a lot like the word racism.
Not just because it's so easy to cross the line from self-defense into fighting, but because every fight I've ever broke up both sides claimed they were 'defending' themselves.
Now if that isn't complicated enough when it comes to self-defense the old quip "It isn't that people are ignorant, it's just that they know so much that ain't so" really applies.
| Accurate Information | Four Boundaries of Self-Defense | Is The Danger Physical? | Participation | When The Danger To You Stops This page is a layman's explanation of what self-defense is and -- most of all -- isn't.
Get yourself a cup of coffee and call your brain cells front and center.
What you're going to read here is a simplification of an extremely complicated subject.
But even though it's simple and easy, that doesn't mean it's going to be fast.