FAW 163 - Basic Self-Defense
1 Credits, 2 Contact Hours
0 lecture periods 2 lab periods
Introduction to the mental attitudes and physical skills needed to defend oneself against an attack. Includes key personal safety strategies and defensive physical skills.
Information: May be taken three times for a maximum of three credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran’s Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.
Course Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate an improvement in basic strikes (e.g. palms, elbows, knees).
- Demonstrate improvement in strength.
- Demonstrate the ability to adhere to an exercise program.
Key Personal Safety Strategies
A. Observation: knowing your surroundings
B. Basic safety location techniques
5. Public areas
II. Defensive Physical Skills
D. The Scream - STOP
Full Academic Year 2020/2021
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