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P E 272 - Self Defense

1 Credits
An introduction to basic self-defense techniques and principles including prevention and awareness, strikes, kicks, blocks, and escapes.

Pre-requisite(s) P E 172
Course Note May not be taken concurrently with PE 172

Quarters Typically Offered
Summer Day
Fall Day
Winter Day
Spring Day

Designed to Serve All students.
Active Date 20170622T08:41:21

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Contact Hours: Lecture 0 Lab 22 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 22
Degree Distributions:
  • Physical Education

PE Activity Course Yes

Course Outline
  • Basics of prevention and awareness.
  • Effective targets to strike
  • Weapons (voice, makeshift weapons, personal protective devices, body)
  • Hand/arm techniques
  • Kicks
  • Defenses and escapes from holds, grabs and chokes
  • Ground fighting basics
  • Multiple attackers and weapon defenses

Student Learning Outcomes
Apply knowledge of concepts, terminology, rules, strategies, and tactics relevant to the performance and movement patterns of the activity.

Demonstrate competency in several motor skills relevant to the performance and movement patterns of the activity.

Assess and demonstrate an improvement in one or more of the skill-related physical fitness components (agility, coordination, balance, power, reaction time, or speed).

Adhere to a regular physical activity pattern.

Exhibit responsible personal and social behavior in physical activity settings that respects self and others.

Practice physical skills that promote the mind-body connection.

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