Use these 5 Options if you are ever Targeted by a Predator
When it comes to options when you are targeted by a predator, fight or flight are the two most well-known.
Of course it isn’t possible to know what will happen during that time when someone attacks you, however it is good to know and understand your options.
i. Posture – Present yourself as a tough target and a predator may opt for easier prey. If that doesn’t work:
ii. Flee – This is the most obvious choice, although it sometimes isn’t possible. If that doesn’t work:
iii. Outsmart – verbally disarming a situation and slowly escaping can sometimes work. If that doesn’t work:
iv. Surrender – Sometimes your best bet is to simply surrender. However a false surrender can also work, especially if it is supported by:
v. Fight – Stun your attacker by fighting like a mad man, then run away as fast as you can.
When you are attacked, you can probably expect to be hurt, but ALWAYS expect to survive!
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