Secondly, if you whimper, cringe or clutch the side of your face, the bully will gain confidence, strength and determination.However, if you maintain your hurt internally and turn your pain inside, betraying no obvious sign of damage, you will be sapping his confidence and determination. Meanwhile, if you use Rage Amplification and Pain Multiplication, you will be summing up extra power, focus, confidence and determination for the coming confrontation. It will fill their heart with dread, while making yours soar with animalistic delight. Imagine your enemy is telling you all the ways they’re going to hurt you and instead of showing anxiety or fear, you burst out in earnest laughter.Again, self-sacrifice is a secondary tactic, since it would only come into play after a fight has already begun.An example of self-sacrifice would be head-butting an opponent in the face.Resiliency would rarely come into play, since most confrontations rarely escalate into physical violence, however, if an opponent is dealing you damage and you are consistently coming back for more and returning fire, that’s likely to start putting some serious doubts in their mind as to the outcome of the fight.And if you can take their best shot and still keep coming, you’re probably driving a stake right into the heart of their confidence.
"Use of force is justified when a person reasonably believes that it is necessary for the defense of oneself or another against the immediate use of unlawful force." Intimidation may be employed consciously or unconsciously, and a percentage of people who employ it consciously may do so as the result of selfishly rationalized notions of its appropriation, utility or self-empowerment.
You turn the tables by not giving them these things. Imagine a bully is picking on a younger defenseless student and the confrontation has turned physical.
The victim is unwilling or unable to defend themselves. The bully surprises you with his speed and willingness to fight by catching you with a right hook to the side of your head. First of all, you shouldn’t have been caught off guard.
First, it takes a sense of courage and confidence to issue such a determined sound into the typical meek conflagration of unobtrusive sounds. Second, a yell, roar, snarl, or perhaps even a growl, is likely to be unexpected by your opponent and if you do it with confidence, the move can plant the seeds of doubt in their mind, if it doesn’t unnerve them completely. They must have the upper-hand, since they’re not even taking me seriously.
By simply completing the action you should be boosting your courage and confidence and reaffirming your self-belief. How would you feel if you were about to physically engage an opponent and their physical demeanor said, “I want to destroy you as soon as possible” and then they snarled like a rabid wolverine, just waiting to sink their teeth into you. Maybe I’m in over my head.”Will laughing at someone who wants to fight you always help you avoid a fight? Also keep in mind, you can’t laugh like a school girl, or snarl like a Chihuahua, before a fight, just because Logical Spiritualism Intimidation tactics recommends it. You will look like a fool and you’ll actually lose confidence, which is a gain for your opponent. You need to laugh, because it’s amusing someone would have the audacity to fight you and only you know how badly you’re about to hurt that person.