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Old 05-06-2012, 01:38 PM   #73
Benjamin Green
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 43
Re: your number one technique

If you're uncomfortable enough to be trying to guess from someone's eyes whether they're going to take a swing at you, pre-empt it and take a step back so they'd have to come to you in order to do so. Heck, take a couple of steps back and get your hands on a weapon of some variety.

It's very easy to tag someone in the dead-space where they're having to come to you but haven't quite started to present an immediate threat yet. There's no reason you should stand there playing "guess the mind-state from the eyes." If you feel that threatened you should be using the time to set yourself up to win a fight if it does happen.
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