Thought Process | S.T.A.R.
Using S.T.A.R. in self-defense Interpersonal Violence Framework.
2. Interpersonal Violence Framework
Understanding of what actions individuals can be capable.
1. Assess and differentiate between [Temper vs. Intent].
Ability to tell when an individual intends bodily harm on an opponent, or when they are just aggravated by a particular situation.
Application of soft to hard target assessments.
- Soft target – Low state of awareness and readiness. [An easy victim].
- Hard target – A heightened state of situational awareness and self-protection.[A difficult victim].
1. Escalation of force
Guidelines on how to use force.
2. Handling procedures
Techniques to search and move subdued perpetrators.
3. Worst case scenarios
- Unarmed vs. Unarmed
- Unarmed vs. Armed
- Armed vs. Armed
4. Weapons of opportunity
Any object that can be used for self-defense in the case of an emergency.