Sep 27, 2022
P E 172 - Self Defense1 Credits
An introduction to basic self-defense techniques and principles including prevention and awareness, strikes, kicks, blocks, and escapes.
Course Note May not be taken concurrently with PE 272
Quarters Typically Offered
Designed to Serve All students.
Active Date 20170622T08:40:10
Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Contact Hours: Lecture 0 Lab 22 Field Studies 0 Clinical 0 Independent Studies 0
Total Contact Hours 22
PE Activity Course Yes
- Basics of prevention and awareness.
- Effective targets to strike
- Weapons (voice, makeshift weapons, personal protective devices, body)
- Hand/arm techniques
- 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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