The differences between Self Protection and Self Defense are training techniques.

Self Protection uses any technique that will get you away from the attacker. Any “dirty fighting” technique to save you applies. Conditioning for hurting or killing is key.

Self Defense are usually well trained techniques practiced over and over again, usually with a partner, to save you. Most martial arts systems
teach self defense.

Self Protection trains one to three techniques to perfection.

Self Defense trains techniques for different situations.

Self Protection tactics are unpredictable and wild.

Self Defense has much discipline.