Dave Organ wrote:
Initiative yes; attack no.
That's how I define the difference between passive and active defense.
Could you enlighten me? Here is a scenario:
o Really big guy is standing there in an aggressive posture.
o He's telling you that he's going to clobber you and do it up brown.
o You seize the initiative, stick tegatana in his face, he blocks, you do a nice nikyo ura, drive him to the ground without seriously injuring him.
o You then execute a hasty retreat.
In you book, is that attack or initiative?