Attacks can be with one aggressor or with a group. If you find yourself with a group of attackers, here are some things to assess:
- Identify where they are standing and the number of people
- Is there a “leader” in the group?
- Are they blocking an exit?
- The physical size of the potential aggressor(s)
If you find yourself in a group attack situation decide your exit method, create space and get to safety. You cannot fight more than one person at once, so pick the weakest link and go!. We will address this method in the upcoming video.
You are walking down the sidewalk by yourself. You see a group of teenagers approaching that are looking for trouble. Figure out where you need to be. Its usually easier to walk around them if possible. Never walk through the centre of them to put yourself in a situation that you could become surrounded.