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PHYSWELL 20: Badminton: Beginning

This course is designed to teach the basic skills necessary to play the game of badminton. Fitness and training principles will be discussed as well as singles and doubles strategy. This course will utilize class discussions, class assignments and student participation to enable students to: (1) Understand basic components of skill-related and health-related physical fitness (2) Develop physical fitness and motor skills, and (3) Develop a positive attitude toward wellness and physical activity which will facilitate a healthy lifestyle.
Terms: Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)
Instructors: Yan, J. (PI)

PHYSWELL 21: Badminton: Intermediate

TThis course will introduce the student to more advanced skills and strategies of the game of badminton. Emphasis will be placed on conditioning, shot selection, court positioning, and singles and doubles play. This course will utilize class discussions, class assignments and student participation to enable students to: (1) Understand basic components of skill-related and health-related physical fitness (2) Develop physical fitness and motor skills, and (3) Develop a positive attitude toward wellness and physical activity which will facilitate a healthy lifestyle.Prerequisite: PHYSWELL 20 or average ability in fundamental strokes, and regular playing experience.
Terms: Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)
Instructors: Yan, J. (PI)

PHYSWELL 26: Tennis: Beginning

Students will learn and develop the essential stroke techniques with emphasis on control. This course will also incorporate rules, etiquette, and basic play. This course will utilize class discussions, class assignments and student participation to enable students to: (1) Understand basic components of health-related physical fitness, cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance and flexibility (2) Develop physical fitness and motor skills, and (3) Develop a positive attitude toward wellness and physical activity which will facilitate a healthy lifestyle.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)

PHYSWELL 27: Tennis: Advanced Beginning

Students will review and strengthen stroke techniques with an emphasis on control, depth, and direction. This course will also incorporate rules, etiquette, and basic strategy and tactics. This course will utilize class discussions, class assignments, and student participation to enable students to: (1) Understand basic components of health-related physical fitness, cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility (2) Develop physical fitness and motor skills, and (3) Develop a positive attitude toward wellness and physical activity which will facilitate a healthy lifestyle. Prerequisites: PHYSWELL 26, or knowledge of rules and scoring and average ability in fundamental strokes but limited playing experience.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)

PHYSWELL 28: Tennis: Intermediate

Students will review and strengthen stroke techniques with more emphasis on depth, direction, and spin. This course will also incorporate basic to advanced strategies and tactics with performance-enhancing cooperative and competitive drills. This course will utilize class discussions, class assignments, and student participation to enable students to: (1) Understand basic components of health-related physical fitness, cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility (2) Develop physical fitness and motor skills, and (3) Develop a positive attitude toward wellness and physical activity which will facilitate a healthy lifestyle. Prerequisites: PHYSWELL 27 or average ability in fundamental strokes, and regular playing experience.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)

PHYSWELL 50: Swimming: Beginning

This class is for first time swimmers and for individuals who have fear, anxiety or discomfort in water. This class is also designed for individuals who have previously taken beginning swim courses and have had little/no success or who struggle to move through water. A foundation of basic balance and movement skills will be developed through a series of fundamental water exercises. When safety or balance in the water is in question, so is the ability to move, and to some extent, the ability to breathe comfortably. As comfort and balance improves, the easier it is to accept breathing and movement skills. The goal is for a swimmer to become comfortable and in control in both shallow and deep water. The fundamental skills learned in this course will provide a foundation for learning stroke technique, such as freestyle, in an effortless manner. Prerequisites: None
Terms: Aut, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)
Instructors: Gross, L. (PI)

PHYSWELL 51: Swimming: Advanced Beginning

In this class you will learn how to relax in the water, breath effectively, float and tread, swim 4-5 strokes (freestyle, backstroke, sidestroke, elementary backstroke, and breaststroke, time permitting), jump in the water from the deck, use swimming equipment (kickboards, pull buoys, fins) and swim across a 25-yard pool. This course will utilize class discussions, class assignments, and student participation to enable students to: (1) Swim each stroke with proper form and technique (2) Develop an understanding of how to stay healthy and conditioned to further enhance swim strokes and decrease the risk of injuries. (3) Develop a positive attitude toward wellness and physical activity, which will facilitate a healthy lifestyle. Prerequisite: Successfully complete all skills during assessment ( front float, back float, vertical float, perform forward motion on the front (12 yards), perform forward motion on back (12 yards), perform all transitions ¿ back to front, front to back), or successfully completed PHYSWELL 50: Beg. Swimming.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)
Instructors: Gross, L. (PI)

PHYSWELL 52: Swimming: Intermediate

This class is for those who can swim across a 50-yard pool. In this class, you will learn how to: breathe effectively, tread water, dive in from the edge, and use swimming equipment (kickboards, pull buoys, hand paddles, fins). You will be introduced to and gain further development of the 4 competitive swimming strokes (Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke & Butterfly). An introduction to flipturns and intervals (50-yard repeats) will be taught. Underwater videotaping and stroke review and analysis will occur. Prerequisite: Ability to swim 50 yards continuously (swim 2 lengths on the front (basic motion), swim 2 lengths on the back (basic, elementary motion), swim 2 lengths freestyle (or breaststroke), swim 2 lengths backstroke). Prerequisite: Students MUST be comfortable in the deep water, if you are uncomfortable in deep water please take PHYSWELL 51: Swimming: Advanced Beginning.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)

PHYSWELL 53: Swimming: Advanced

This class is for those who can swim 100 yards freestyle continuously and have had an introduction to backstroke and breaststroke. In this class, you will learn: the refinement of the 4 competitive swimming strokes: freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke, butterfly (review/intro), and efficient breathing techniques. You will gain additional development of flipturns using intervals (100-yard repeats), competitive starts and turns, use of swimming equipment (kick boards, pull buoys, hand paddles, fins) for fitness, and videotaping with a review. Prereq: Ability to swim 100 yards of freestyle continuously with proper technique and side breathing, 100 yards flutter kick, 50 yards backstroke and breaststroke, and 8 x 50 yards freestyle (at 2 minutes or faster). Prerequisite: If you have not had an introduction to breaststroke or backstroke, please take PHYSWELL 52: Swimming: Intermediate.
Terms: Win, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)
Instructors: Gross, L. (PI)

PHYSWELL 71: Taiji Quan (Tai Chi)

Tai Chi (Taiji Quan) is a slow meditative Chinese exercise designed for relaxation, and to improve balance, and health. This course will focus on the development of (1) motor Tai chi skills for physical fitness and positive exercise experience, (2) knowledge of Tai Chi and basic components of health-related physical fitness, and (3) understanding of benefits of Tai chi toward a positive attitude toward wellness and physical activity which will facilitate an active and healthy lifestyle.All levels are welcome.
Terms: Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable 8 times (up to 8 units total)
Instructors: Yan, J. (PI)
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