Self-Defense is what you are trying to do in the midst of an attack. Self-Protection is, "Let's not go there in the 1st place, but if we do, it is also the physical techniques you need to get to safety."
It is time to Get M.A.A.D.D.D. Mindset . Awareness . Avoidance . Deterrance . De-Escalation . Defense
Not everyone is nice. Be Prepared! because Never Always Happens!