Learn Self Defense► https://www.codereddefense.comHere’s an important topic of self-defense: The importance of listening and talking to your attacker.In this video, we see how quickly things can escalate when someone is making a verbal assault. That’s when verbal defense comes in really handy.Learn all about personal protection by visiting Code Red Defense:Awareness and Avoidance► https://www.codereddefense.com/awareness-and-avoidance/Verbal Defense► https://www.codereddefense.com/verbal-defense/Related article:https://www.codereddefense.com/why-you-should-listen-to-your-attacker/Stay safe,Nick Drossos and Patrick VianaCode Red Defense► https://www.codereddefense.com/newsletter/
April 9, 2020
Why You Should Listen to Your Attacker
Important cues during a robbery
One thing that is often not mentioned during self-defense classes is the importance of
listening to your attacker. So, why should you pay attention and listen to your attacker?
While it might not seem like the obvious thing to do, it is without a doubt an important thing to
remember in self-defense.
Don’t forget: your attacker is the one who holds the power. Therefore, you want to try and
calm him down as much as possible to avoid the situation from escalating.
You don’t know the level of violence he is willing to go to and you don’t know if he has any
other tricks up his sleeve. That’s why it’s important to listen to your attacker and try to keep
him calm as much as possible.
Words are important during an attack; pay attention to them
Perhaps your attacker is communicating something to you that can be crucial. Maybe it’s
personal information that shows he’s been stalking you. Or maybe it’s what he plans to do if
you don’t cooperate.
Whatever it is, it’s important that you listen carefully to what your attacker is saying.
To see more on the importance of why you should listen to your attacker, watch the video
Watch Video At: https://youtu.be/COKC7RC-LJc
The importance of verbal defense
Additionally, you want to also communicate back with him. This will show that you’ve been
listening, and you are interested in what they are saying.
It proves to the attacker that you are taking him seriously which can ultimately put him at
ease. Paying attention to what he is saying can also give you hints about when to strike
For a complete instructional video, check out our verbal defense instructional video.
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