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Rick Vice
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re: Friend's kid got punched at school: WWYD?

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Who? Me? I don't have a 12 year old boy
yea ok


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prplhze2000
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re: Friend's kid got punched at school: WWYD?
yes.

and has ANYONE taught him how to defend himself?


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XxxSpooky1
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re: Friend's kid got punched at school: WWYD?
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Yes, that includes defending yourself. A person can defend themselves without hitting back.



Explain how one can defend themselves while being battered by not fighting back? Just take the hits until he is knocked unconscious?


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LoveThatMoney
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re: Friend's kid got punched at school: WWYD?
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Yes, that includes defending yourself. A person can defend themselves without hitting back.


Off topic, but that is the dumbest thing I've ever heard.


Not really. You see it all the time in movies. Some dude tries to hit Bruce Lee, Bruce dodges left, ducks, whatever. You can defend yourself without hitting back, but it's typically a poor way to go about it. Obviously, a guy has you pinned to the ground, not hitting back is pretty much out of the realm of "defending yourself" unless you're defending yourself with your steel chin.


XxxSpooky1
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re: Friend's kid got punched at school: WWYD?
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Not really. You see it all the time in movies. Some dude tries to hit Bruce Lee, Bruce dodges left, ducks, whatever. You can defend yourself without hitting back, but it's typically a poor way to go about it. Obviously, a guy has you pinned to the ground, not hitting back is pretty much out of the realm of "defending yourself" unless you're defending yourself with your steel chin.


You watch too many movies, and have never actually encountered a fist fight.


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LoveThatMoney
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re: Friend's kid got punched at school: WWYD?
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You watch too many movies, and have never actually encountered a fist fight.




I'll grant you the first part. I do watch too many movies. But I have been in far too many fist fights over the course of my life.

If you actually read the post for what it is, it's pretty clear that not hitting back is a bad way to go about "defending yourself." It is possible to defend without attacking, though. In fact, they are opposing actions, so one might say it is impossible to defend while attacking. There are obviously instances in which an attack may be used as a defense, but the basics remain. Do I really need to go over this?


MoreOrLes
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re: Friend's kid got punched at school: WWYD?
san da floor ......big circle


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NoHoTiger
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re: Friend's kid got punched at school: WWYD?
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he entered the gym and got sucker punched In the side of the head, fell down and landed on his hand and possibly broke it.

Show up to school with my kid the next day. Ask him to point out said bully and have a little conversation. When the school wants to start shite tell them if they took care of things in the first place it wouldn't have been necessary.
I'd also tell my kid to fight back and dare the school or the little bastard's parents to frick with me.


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Too Frat To Care
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re: Friend's kid got punched at school: WWYD?
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What would you do if this were your kid?


Put him in a private school. Duh.


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RBWilliams8
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re: Friend's kid got punched at school: WWYD?
If its recurring instances then I'd bring the rain upon the school. It is their Job to provide a safe learning environment for the kids.
This post was edited on 12/5 at 6:20 pm


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brass2mouth
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re: Friend's kid got punched at school: WWYD?
So you disagreed with me, only to post again and agree with me?


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RBWilliams8
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re: Friend's kid got punched at school: WWYD?
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, it's pretty clear that not hitting back is a bad way to go about "defending yourself." It is possible to defend without attacking,


frick no. Especially with schools with the zero tolerance rule. I've seen first hand a kid get punched, do nothing back and both got suspended. So while trying to do the right thing, the kid looks like a bitch and STILL gets the same punishment as the bully. If they put that rule into place, better believe my son will have my permission to jaw jack that dude.

Luckily, my son's private school all the way. At my private school we never fought one another at school. It was either kids from a different school or harmless backyard tussles that we were over after a few minutes. When I went to public schools I would get into fights for simple things like being the new guy, a girl thinking you're hot (even if you never spoke to her), bumping to someone in the hall or hell, looking at someone the wrong way. Trash gonna trash.


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