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Course Description

This course will focus on increasingly complex self-defense situations such as attacks on the ground, counter tactics to a variety of advance chokes, bear hugs, hair pulls, and headlocks. Emphasis will be placed on distraction and de-escalation techniques as well as clinch and close-range fighting and survival skills. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Previously listed as KIN 71. Courses should be taken in sequential order.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate three to five escapes from ground attacks, headlocks, bear hugs, and chokes.
  • Students will demonstrate close-range fighting against a simulated attack from a person dressed in a full-padded suit.
  • Students will identify several de-escalation and distraction tactics.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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