Many people have condemn violence. They are right, Violence has no good end. In our system of Krav Maga, our first aim is to prevent, avoid and escape any threats on the street which could be fatal to our dignity or life. But interesting, the concept of using Non-Violence against a violent government was a brilliant combat tactics.
I am here only to talk about the tactics of non-violence against the British.
Deception Strategy – Shock & Surprise Tactics of Guerrilla warfare
The question was: How to fight an empire which was build on the might of violence? It has army, guns, soldiers, money, training etc everything….
Only a brilliant lawyer could have thought about such a deception deviant combat tactic. Use something that the whole Empire Raj is not prepared or trained for! Amazing.. 🙂
Guerrilla warfare (Wiki) Definition: is a form of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants including, but not limited to, armed civilians (or “irregulars”) use military tactics, such as ambushes, sabotage, raids, petty warfare, the element of surprise, and extraordinary mobility to harass a larger and less-mobile traditional army, or strike a vulnerable target, and withdraw almost immediately.
Well, if you see history and all the marches and movement that happened under non-violence were more or less designed using guerrilla warfare tactics. Exaggerating… Maybe More or less… 🙂
As one of my student Mr. J.K. pointed out nobody even imagined we can actually associate the concept of Non-Violence with modern warfare or even combat terms. In my own twisted way, a small tribute to you: Non-Violence.