Learning Recommendations: C or better in a physical education class
General Description: This class will teach students basic self-defense. Class will cover how to recognize and avoid potentially dangerous situations. Students who take self- defense classes can gain additional benefits namely; confidence, self-discipline, self-awareness, focus, coordination and can improve their fitness level.
Content: Students will learn punches, strikes, and kicks. In addition, they will learn escapes for various grabs, pulls, and pushes. A portion of the class will cover ground defense.
Strategies: In order to learn self-defense techniques students will need to work with a partner to practice.
Homework: Occasional written assignments
Course Fee / Materials: PE Shirt Required