Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Aikido (1 cr)
E100 | 6554 | Staff


COURSE PREREQUISITES: None

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course will introduce the student to basic skills and elements of
Aikido techniques.  Class will include warm-up stretching, practice with
partners and line drills.  Simple strikes, pins, ukemi (rolling and falling)
provide the basic physical skills and will be demonstrated by the students
as part of grading.  Understanding proper etiquette, terminology and related
concepts will be assessed throughout the course and may be addressed in the
written portion of grading.

ATTENDANCE POLICY:
Students are allowed a maximum of 3 absences.  Upon a fourth absence the
student has 3 options:

1)  receive a grade of F;
2)  officially withdraw from the class;
3)  follow an appeal procedure with the instructor and/or the Elective
Program Coordinator.

EQUIPMENT:
White martial arts uniform and white belt by the third week of class.

EXAMS:
2 quizzes, 2 skills tests both worth 50% of grade

GRADING:
Letter grading.