Responding to a Surprise Attack
A surprise attack is just that — a surprise. The bad guy gets to choose the time, place and manner of attack. He (or she) will choose the conditions that most benefit his element of surprise and ambush. There are ways to prepare for such an attack so you have the best possible response to the unexpected.
Your Tactical Training Scenario – Surprise Attack
by Greg Ellifritz, July 08, 2021
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What is often the first clue that a person is being attacked?
Define “unequal initiative”.
Ellifritz says there are three factors needed to overcome a deficit in initiative. Describe each factor.
- Have some ______________________________________. Describe what those may include.
- Have a proper __________________. How does one develop this?
- “The final thing you need is _______________________ .” What suggestions does the author make?
In addition to those factors, what does Ellifritz suggest you add to your training? Why?