Description: Introduction to the traditional Japanese martial art of naginata. Learn basic footwork, swinging, and other technical movements using a naginata with a wooden shaft and a bamboo, mock blade. Emphasis is on building fundamental skills, respect and good sportsmanship, personal discipline as well as Asian cultural awareness.
Description: Basic history of the sport of boxing and skills to allow beginners to safely train with various boxing techniques will be covered. This requires active participation, no prior boxing experience is needed, and students will not make contact with other students during this course.
Description: Overview of Krav Maga which is a system of self-defense and hand-to-hand combat. Method of no-frills self-protection that creates a spirit of determination and decisive aggression, should danger arise.
This course is a prerequisite for: COMB 114
Prerequisites: COMB 104
Description: Progression to an intermediate level of skills in Krav Maga. Improve and advance the basic techniques learned in the Level I course. Self-defense awareness, conflict resolution, and personal protection from physical attacks.
This course is a prerequisite for: COMB 124
Prerequisites: COMB 114
Description: Progression to the advanced level of skills in Krav Maga. Improve the intermediate skills learned in the Level II class to an advanced level. Ability to identify when confrontations become escalated and techniques to defuse the situations and combative techniques and mental preparedness to improve the ability to successfully survive a potential attack.