We can often turn the tables on the criminal by doing the unexpected. Instead of freezing, we jump right in their face. We throw something at them. We shove furniture in their way. We run at them instead of away from them. In short we do anything that will throw them off balance and give us time to get our defensive firearm into action.
Why Doing the Unexpected Aids in Self Defense
Sheriff Jim Wilson explains why doing the unexpected when you need to defend yourself may just save your life.