The Gift Of “Peacocking”

This article looks at the pre-fight stage when somebody is trying to pick a fight with you (social violence).  It will not apply to a mugger or any form of “professional” street predator who is more likely to launch a surprise attack (asocial violence).

What is Peacocking?

Peacocking is a phrase usually used to describe somebody dressing or behaving in a manner designed to get the attention of the opposite sex.  One man intimidating anotherHowever, from a martial arts/self protection point of view it is taken to mean how somebody puts on a display of puffing themselves up to make themselves look bigger and tougher in front of a potential opponent.  Continue reading “The Gift Of “Peacocking”” »