Self Defence Discussion.
In this self defence discussion James Sinclair expresses his opinion in approaching the quagmire that is self protection from a another individual who may court violence simply for the sake of their own gratification, to intimidate or bully.
Martial Arts deals with violence, it does not create violent individuals. As an individual you have a legal right to defend yourself with reasonable force. The law expects some restraint where possible, and as martial artist this should be expected of you too.