Hide/Attack Problem

hi, im trying to make a third-person shooter game similiar to those “hide” when you press Down and “attack mode” when you stand Up, sort of like Time Crisis. I’ve done first person shooter games before, but i have a little problem with this one.

The hero character’s move clip contains three clips, one of him in hiding, one in attack mode, and the last being hit. How do I script it such that the “hide” clip does not receive any commands from the enemy clip (which tells the hero clip to advance to “hit” clip and lose a health").

Or perhaps if there is a better and more efficient way to do this, could anyone help me? Thanks …