You should not hesitate to flee into inside of your opponent if he
attacks you. For the spirit of Taekwondo is the transcendence to the
inside of life.
If you try to get away from his attack you will allow the next. You
should move in to the closer place, to his inside. This is the Tang
Why can you not make it? Because of fear. It is because you cannot subjugate
him from his close side. So you need a weapon you can knock him down
at once with. Punch, or kick or knife, or any kind.