Course Content and Outcome Guide for PE 162J
- Course Number:
- PE 162J
- Course Title:
- Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
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- Lab Hours:
- Special Fee:
Course DescriptionImproves fitness, health and overall wellness through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) fitness activity. Covers basic knowledge and skills needed (such as movements, positions, and concepts) in a progressive skill building approach. Emphasizes proper technique, mobility, pressure and leverage awareness. Intended for those interested in establishing a foundational knowledge of BJJ, or for those who would like to learn self-defense utilizing ground techniques. Both Gi techniques and non-Gi techniques will be taught in the class. Students will be required to obtain Gi by the 3rd week of class. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
? Improve overall physical conditioning through participation in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, including but not limited
to improvements in cardiorespiratory fitness, muscle fitness, and flexibility.
? Perform safe and effective self defense skills and techniques.
? Apply learned skills, technique and knowledge in belt rank advancement tests.
? Develop a lifelong fitness, health, and wellness program.
? Experience the relationship of the mind, body and spirit.
Course Activities and Design
? Basic form - movements
? Self defense skills
? Balance and focus drills
? Sport etiquette/rules
Outcome Assessment Strategies
? Attendance and Participation
? Practical Exams
? Skill Assessment (via demonstration)
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
? Learn and practice proper warm-ups and cool-downs
? Basic sparring movements, including defensive and offensive movements
? Body awareness, mechanics and alignment