a bit off topic, but why do we need to get out of the way of the attack? in order to reach me, your body has to be in a certain location and range. what if my fist, foot, and/or weapon occupied that space first?
Of course.It could be that you enter while he raises his weapon e.t.c. I used what I said as a mere example of "not-being-there-effectiveness" from a physical expression to the extend of avoiding the fight state of mind...