Self Defense

self defense




Check our Fall 2018 Course Schedule for information.




JUDO AND SELF DEFENSE (LPE 0178): Learn how to protect yourself using practical self-defense techniques! Suitable for men and women alike, the focus of this course will be on avoiding and escaping the clutches of an attacker. After 11 weeks, you will follow your self-defense training with an introduction to Judo, one of the most popular and practical forms of martial arts. You will gain a basic understanding of Judo including proper training methods, physical conditioning techniques and rules and regulations for contests. This course requires the purchase of a judogi, the judo uniform for practice and competition from the instructor (cost is $40). Continue your Judo training with Judo II (course LPE0179). The judogi can also be used in Judo II. Also offered for credit KIN163-C02. Class held at Harper Main Campus.

WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT AND SELF DEFENSE (LPE 0015): Develop heightened awareness in this self-defense class designed to help women gain skills and empowerment in today’s world. Topics will include boxing, Mauy Thai martial arts, pepper spray training, and simulated firearm safety. Class held at Harper Main Campus.

Please note, not all courses are offered every semester.