I’m sitting here laughing because I KNOW EXACTLY HOW YOU FEEL! I’m also getting a kick that tough, old bugger flipped you off – what a great visual.
It’s all about asserting dominance, right? He was flexing his muscle got jacked and said oh well, time to go back to bed.
A lot more effective than trying to “wrist lock him.”
Shock and dominate. Period.
Pain compliance has a tendency to piss people off and escalate the situation.
Now if that went the other way and the guy came at you hard, then you got to put him down.
Great work James.