One of the worst people you can encounter at a bar is someone who's trying to beat the sh*t out of you. Whether they've had a little too much to drink, or are just looking to try out some MMA moves on the next poor sap who looks at them funny because they have insecurity issues stemming from a childhood stammer, there's a high probability that, at some time in your life, a fist might be thrown towards your face if you're hanging out at a bar.
Thanks to these tips from Brian Rozenblum, a 25yr martial arts vet and owner of the Elite Krav Maga studio in Denver, now you can learn the basics of how you'd fight back. To actually fight back, you have to practice this in the real world, preferably in a martial arts studio, and not by repeatedly throwing trash cans at guys in River City Ransom. In the meantime, study up.
1. The best way to win a fight is to not have been in one
That's pretty Zen, right? But seriously, when you walk into a bar, learn your surroundings. Figuring out where the exits are could help you escape quickly to avoid conflict. And weird exes.