Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in PE 9 or instructor approval
This is a course designed to provide 9th through 12th grade students with an opportunity to learn about and become skilled in the martial arts. This course will promote the principles and philosophies of the martial arts: moral values, self-esteem, discipline, cooperation, respect, self-control, modesty, integrity, perseverance, courage and indomitable spirit. Students will improve their physical flexibility, quickness, strength, and conditioning. They will learn skills in self-defense and proactive methods of conflict avoidance. The instructor will be will be a credentialed physical education instructor may be repeated for credit.