Recently, I’ve noticed that, in specific and complex drills many students confuse the sight picture (what is seen and correlated to a defense) with a sudden change in the attacking angle – as the means to determine a defensive response.
To be clear, the attacking angle (e.g. the angle a knife attack has taken relative to the defenders centerline) is far and away the most important issue in determining the proper defense. The video below illustrates the problem and the solution. Check it out!