Sun Tzu gives excellent military advice, and is revered name in the philosophy and study of the tactics and strategies of battle. Many of the mantras and much of the glorious battle wisdom can be applied to more mundane situations in everyday life, such as self-defense. Sun Tzu espouses staying present, working with the tools one has, and having a focus of clarity. All of these principles are applicable to protecting one’s family and self, and can be used improve the chosen technique.
- Sun Tzu’s principle that one must know when to fight and when not to can also be applied to knowing when to protect and defend and when not to.
- In the modern day, you must also know how to stay within the law when defending.
- Protecting yourself requires knowing how to counter both physical and psychological hazards.
“Therefore the above will be revamped to reflect those changes and mandates as set down by law, the legal system and those who enforce for the sake of societies protection, security and safety.”