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CCOG for PE 162Q Fall 2022

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Course Number:
PE 162Q
Course Title:
Self-Defense
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30

Course Description

Introduces information and skills needed for self-defense in threatening situations. Covers criminal and survival psychology to help understand the mind and behaviors of an attacker. Emphasizes environmental awareness, verbal defense, vital point striking, ground escape tactics, and weapon and knife defense. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of this course students should be able to:

  1. Apply strategies of verbal defense and environmental awareness to avoid attacks.
  2. Utilize basic techniques of striking, stance, defense, clinching, and common grappling.
  3. Apply defensive techniques against guns, knives and non-lethal weapons.

Aspirational Goals

Development of tactics and strategies of self-defense in preventing and surviving assaults.

Course Activities and Design

  • Perform safe and effective self-defense tactics
  • Knowledge of preventing assaults
  • Understanding of the criminal mind
  • Perform defensive techniques against guns and knives and other weapons

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Pre/post self-defense knowledge
  • Active participation
  • Demonstrations of proficiency against attack.
  • Demonstrations of proficiency of preventing assaults
  • Written assignments or or exams

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Goal-setting
  • Components of self-defense
  • Principals of attack, defense and prevention