Self Defense Training Program
Self-Defense Training Program
Spring 2023 Class Schedule:
Monday: 5:00 - 6:30pm - Delaware Hall 158
Wednesday: 10:00 - 11:30am - Delaware Hall 158
Friday: 12:00 - 1:30pm - Delaware Hall Room 158
Classes are free and open to all students, employees, and community members over the age of 16 years old. Classes are first come, first served and limited to 20 participants.
Please fill out the waiver below and bring it with you to class. (We will have some copies if you forget!)
*New for Spring 2023: If you are a community member coming to campus for class, please park in visitor parking.
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This empowering self-defense training for all folks combines fitness training and martial arts, and is taught by experienced instructors on the Columbus Campus. You can take one or two classes, or progress through the levels of this free training, learning valuable techniques to keep yourself and others safe.
Beginner Techniques - All participants begin at this level
You will learn beginning techniques including:
The moves are suitable for beginners with no prior self-defense training.
You will learn intermediate techniques of self-defense including:
You will learn more advanced techniques including:
For more information email SelfDefense@cscc.edu
Mondays: 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Fridays: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Delaware Hall Room 158
About the Instructors
Sean Foster has nine years of municipal and college law enforcement experience. Foster is certified as a Defensive Tactics and Impact Weapons Instructor through the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy and conducts regular defensive tactics training. Sean is also Gracie Survival Tactics Certified. When not on campus, he trains to compete in Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a Brown Belt and as an amateur Mixed Martial Arts athlete in Ohio; he is the current 155lb. Amateur MMA Champion in Ohio.
Jason Apt is an athletic conditioning and recreation specialist at Columbus State. Apt earned his associate degree in Sport and Exercise Studies from CSCC, his B.S.in Sport Management from Union Institute and University, and his Master’s degree in Exercise Science from California University of Pennsylvania. He is also a USAW Olympic Lifting Coach. Apt has worked for Columbus State for eight years and serves as the head strength coach for the Athletics Department. Apt also has more than 20 years of martial arts training in Karate, boxing, Judo, Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai and is Gracie Survival Tactics Certified.
Devan Quitt'er is an alumni of CSCC with a degree in American Sign Language. She is also a Defensive Tactics Instructor. Her background in Martial Arts is extensive and includes over six years of wresting and she trains in Judo and is a Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Ronin Training Center. She competes internationally in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with the GF Team in Columbus, Ohio under Vitor Oliveira. Devan also trains individually with Coaches Jason and Sean to continually improve her skills. Devan has also recently become Gracie Survival Tactics Certified which will only increase her ability to teach self defense skills to the community.