Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Self-Defense and Martial Arts

 Title Abbreviation:   SELF-DEF/MARTIAL ARTS

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    134

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.5

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Learn the basic skills for defending yourself from a grab, punch, choke, weapons and ground attack.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
BellevueCC PE 120
ClarkSt CC PED 1014

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Defend themselves against an attackers punch, grab, choke, take down and a variety of weapons.
  2. Make decisions in regards to situational threats.
  3. Demonstrate basic punches, kicks and takedowns.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Give a variety of counter attacks for grabs, chokes, punches, take down and weapons. The students will choose which counter attacks works best for them.
  2. Teach real life scenarios regarding threats in the workplace, home and society.
  3. Teach and breakdown basic punches, kicks and takedowns.