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HPE 136 - Self Defense

Credits: 2
3 Activity Hours

This course is a study of striking techniques from the art of Karate along with throws, holds, and breakhold techniques from the art of Judo and Ju-Jitsu. Stress is put on the student’s need for practical self-defense ability as opposed to tournament competition.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Demonstrate proper exercises which will aid the student in other forms of athletic and leisure time activities.
  2. Adopt techniques to enhance health including flexibility, warm-ups and calisthenics.
  3. Employ skills to access dangerous situations and learn ways to effectively seek help.
  4. Perform basic skills for self-protection.
  5. Employ self-discipline skills in order to improve self-defense techniques on their own.
Listed Topics
  1. Self Defense from front, rear, and side attacks
  2. Street-smart self defense
  3. Proper judgment of offensive and defensive maneuvers
  4. The concept of self defense
Reference Materials
Pertinent handouts and or text as designated by instructor.
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 04/13/2007

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