Different stages in dating
While in interpersonal violence, the deciding factor may be anger, strong emotion or pride.
However, with criminal violence it is more of a conscious decision.
A criminal (or even a violent person) doesn't want to fight you; he wants to overwhelm you.
To do this, he has to put himself in a position where he can do it quickly and effectively.
Also the system is taught internationally in self defense and crime prevention courses(1).If these conditions are not met, he will not attack! Selecting a safe victim is a matter of life or death for the criminal.If he picks the wrong target, he's the one who is going to die.Like the other stages there are important distinctions to be made about the kind of attack you will face.Reaction Reaction is how the criminal feels about what he has done.