Course Description

An introduction to the discipline of Kinesiology, through personal self-defense. The course includes a historical and global examination of self-defense. It will provide the student with a sense of awareness and practical applications that will maximize the student's strength, endurance, and skill relative to gender, body build and ability to react to various situations. Recognition of potential problems, attack prevention/avoidance, escape strategies, counterattack, kidnapping, and sexual violence will be discussed. Basic exercise physiology, nutrition, fundamentals of strength development, and flexibility.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
26583 KNES 12G 01 M·W···· 12:30 PM-01:20 PM Pete Rabbitt PE14

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-09-26 to 2022-12-16.
KNES-012G.01: Fully ON-CAMPUS. This class meets on-campus each week on scheduled days and times as noted in the class listing.

Course Details

0.5 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 0
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 2
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

General Course Statement

General Statement
See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.

Requisite and Advisory

ESL D272. and ESL D273., or ESL D472. and ESL D473., or eligibility for EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.
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