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Course Number:
PE 162P
Course Title:
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) III
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Course Description

Expands on the knowledge, applications, and techniques used in Mixed Martial Arts I and II. Focuses on advanced-level skills including striking techniques, mitt work, grappling, and kicking. Emphasizes the use of partner practice when engaging in mat work. Required: MMA gloves and hand wraps. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to :

  • Develop improved physical conditioning needed to perform mixed martial arts at an advanced level.
  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of MMA as a sport and as a method of developing physical fitness.
  • Apply fundamental rules of engagement, strategies and tactics of MMA at an advanced level.
  • Utilize proper MMA striking, footwork, kicking and grappling techniques at an advanced level.
  • Engage in partner-led mat work and grappling sessions.

Aspirational Goals

Understanding of MMA as a sport, physical fitness and self-defense.

Course Activities and Design

  • Warm up:  Dynamic stretching
  • Review:  Footwork, Stance, Boxing, Kickboxing
  • Class workout:  Exercises to promote fitness, strength, flexibility, cardiovascular fitness
  • New Information:  Class will learn and practice new techniques related to MMA
  • Cool down and stretch

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Demonstration of the following:
  • Basic Boxing Combinations 1-6
  • Kickboxing:  roundhouse  kick and knees
  • Take downs:  Double and single leg
  • Ground Submissions:  Rear Naked choke, Americana, Arm Bar
  • Fight Fundamentals:  Stance, Movement, Jab, Cross

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Introduction
  • Fight Fundamentals
  • Ground Submissions
  • Ground Transition
  • Ground Striking
  • Take downs
  • Kickboxing
  • Boxing