SRJC Course Outlines

2/26/2024 8:24:29 AMKCOMB 10 Course Outline as of Fall 2023

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KCOMB 10Title:  PERS SAFETY/SELF DEFENSE  
Full Title:  Personal Safety & Self Defense
Last Reviewed:2/27/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled8.75
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled2.506 min.Lab Scheduled43.75
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  39.38Total Student Learning Hours: 91.88 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  PHYED 66

Catalog Description:
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Students will learn about personal safety and assault prevention with an emphasis on physical and psychological aspects of personal defense. Students will be taught basic physical defensive tactics and techniques

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Students will learn about personal safety and assault prevention with an emphasis on physical and psychological aspects of personal defense. Students will be taught basic physical defensive tactics and techniques
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2013Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2013Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Demonstrate increased self-defense awareness and ability based on a solid understanding of crime prevention, personal defense techniques, and physical conditioning.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Describe personal safety in relation to current topics in crime study.
2. Analyze personal and property safety concepts and techniques.
3. Demonstrate personal defense techniques and skills.
4. Perform body conditioning exercises for personal defense techniques.

Topics and Scope
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I. The Need for Personal Defense
    A. Crime as it concerns personal defense
    B. Crime classifications
    C. Crime against property
    D. Frequency of property crimes
    E. Crimes against the person
    F. Frequency of personal crimes
II. Current Problems in Crime Study
    A. Crime statistics and their accuracy
    B. Factors that influence crime
    C. Current trends in combating crimes
    D. Law enforcement education
    E. Legislation
    F. Firearms
    G. California self-defense Laws
    H. Citizens arrest (California Penal Codes)
III. Property Safety
    A. Devices
    B. Locks
    C. Alarms
    D. Keys
    E. Precautions
    F. Key Care
    G. Burglar procedures
    H. Counter measures to take against the burglar
    I.  Measures to take for a brief absence and before retiring
    J. Measures to take for an extended absence
IV. Personal Safety
    A. Phone use precautions
    B. Identification
    C. Taking calls
    D. Calling for help
    E. Travel precautions
    F. General precautions
    G. Car travel precautions
    H. Car trouble on the road
    I. Public transportation precautions
    J. Recreation precautions
    K. Beaches and parks
    L. Movies
    M. Bowling alleys
    N. Bars
    O. Public buildings
    P. Stadium events such as concerts and sporting events
    Q. Elevators
    R. Stores
    S. Restrooms
    T. Private parties
    U. Lovers' lanes
    V. Child safety precautions
    W. Child molesters
    X. Safety rules for children
    Y. Babysitting
V. Weapons and Techniques of Personal Safety
    A. Weapons defined
    B. The right of self-defense
    C. Firearms
    D. Illegal weapons
    E. Legal hand weapons
    F. Weapon skills
VI. Vulnerable Targets of the Human Body
    A. Hand weapon skills
    B. Personal weapons skills
VII. Body Conditioning for Personal Defense Techniques
    A. Flexibility exercises
    B. Strength exercises
    C. Rolls and falls
    D. Forward rolls
    E. Backward roll
    F. Shoulder roll
    G. Side fall
    H. Side drop
    I. Front fall
VIII. Personal Defense Techniques
    A. The four basic principles of personal defense
    B. Defensive tactics and counters
    C. Wrist and arm grabs
    D. Body holds
    E. Strangles grabs
    F. Arm locks
    G. Kicks and strikes
    H. Using different body parts
 
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course.

Assignments:
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1. Personal practice plan
2. Assessment of experience and personal growth
3. Reflective journal(s) (1-3)
4. Skill performance exam(s) (1-2)
5. Exam(s) and/or quiz(zes) (1-2)
All assignments are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 10%
Personal practice plan; assessment of experience and growth; reflective journal(s)
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Skills performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
15 - 35%
Exam(s) and/or quiz(zes)
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Christensen, Loren W.  Fighting the Pain Resistant Attacker. Santa Fe, NM: Turtle Press. 2016 (classic).
Miller, Sergeant Rory. Meditations on Violence. Boston, Mass. USA: YMAA Publication Center. 2008 (classic).
Instructor prepared materials
 
Web-Based Texts:
Miller, Sergeant Rory.  Facing Violence. Wolfeboro, N.H., USA: YMAA Publication Center (Video: https://ymaa.com/publishing/streaming-video/facing-violence-streaming)

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