Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Self-Defense (1 cr)
E151 | 1127 | Staff
One 75 minute period four times per week.
Instruction in techniques for practical self-defense situations.
Basic skills such as blocking, kicking, striking, throwing and body movement
taught. A special focus on rape and rape awareness.
A. To provide knowledge, an understanding, and an appreciation of the
psychological, physical, and philosophical requirements of self-defense.
B. To help develop a degree of proficiency that will enable the students to
successfully defend themselves.
C. To provide an opportunity to develop mental abilities by requiring the
the powers of judgment, discipline, reasoning, imagination, and thoughtful
D. To develop in each individual a positive attitude toward self-defense.
E. To provide an awareness of the many factors which contribute to
along with a sense of responsibility for one's self, as well as others.
Your grade in this class will be determined as follows:
1. Two skills exams (70%)
2. One written exam (30%)
Students are allowed a maximum of three (3) absences. Upon a fourth absence
the student has three (3) options: 1) receive a grade of F; 2) officially
withdraw from the course;
3) follow an appeal procedure through your instructor and/or the Elective
Each student is required to have a martial arts uniform. No shoes will be
during class time. Women should wear a T-shirt under their uniform jacket.
should have your uniform by the start of the third week of classes.
No More Fear by Stephen M. Thompson