Precision vs. Accuracy: The difference could save your life

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

When thinking about a self-defense situation, you already have a couple of things going for you: one, you are reading this article so self-defense is something that you at least think about, and two, I would say that 90% of the population have no idea how to fight.

Now, there are not many people that leave the house during the day or at night that intend to get into a street fight.  There are some that do but those people are few and far between as the average Joe has no intentions of getting into a physical altercation…EVER.

Even rarer are the life threatening or life changing situations where a person may have to defend themselves because their life is quite literally at risk and to make matters worse the attacker may have a weapon, may have set a trap, or there may even be multiple attackers. In a situation such as this, the ability to adequately and intelligently defend yourself is paramount.

Shane from FighTIPS is here to show you the way…

There are those instances when this happens and what happens when you are in a situation that absolutely requires you to fight as there is no other option?  Well, one thing to take into account that is often times overlooked in a self-defense situation is the quickness and brutality in which the event will occur and there is a way to maximize your chances of escaping unharmed: Accuracy and Precision.

The difference in these two could result in two very different outcomes: to be accurate is to put strikes on target at a specified location…this may or may not end the altercation, however; to be precise, well this has the ability to end an altercation in mere seconds.

Jacob C. Stevens is a lifelong athlete and cerebral martial arts enthusiast who is also skilled in the art of linguistic manipulation, his published work, Afterthoughts and Handgrenades, can be found here…

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