4.3

Chapter: Tactical Positions 4.3
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Translation:

Thus the good fighter is able to secure himself against defeat, but cannot make certain of defeating the enemy.

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Commentary

The same is true for the individual fighter. If you can block and parry or otherwise avoid their thrusts, you can wait to find an opening through which you can defeat them in a single blow.

In this way, two good fighters circle one another and may fight for a long period before one makes a mistake