Re: “I’ll let you get a few more so this will be a fair fight” [SPOILE
We'll I think it's always been implied that Kirk is much better at hand to hand combat. So, I suppose there is a certain level of luck there, but I think a lot of it is skill.
And Picard was stupid enough to pick a fight with two (three?) Nausicans.
Yada, yada, yada. Blah, Blah, Blah.