Craig Douglas speaks on a strategy template for managing a stranger's approach.

1. Enhance your awareness

2. Avoiding a potential problem

3. Criminal target deselection

The goal is to stop encroachment, since the criminal's assault often launches from arm's distance.

Our movement must support positional advantage for detecting ambush cues.

Our hands must move in a manner to protect our head, so if a blow is launched, we can stay conscious and on our feet.