The whole concept of the preemptive strike is to hit the opponent before the opponent hits you. In a self defense situation, make it clear that you don't want to fight before engaging with the strike.
MMA | Bob | Self Defense
This combination drill involves punching, kicking, sprawls, and back drops, then switching to slams and strikes on the ground bag. This drill works almost every aspect of MMA.
MMA | Punching | Kicking | Sprawl | Takedown