Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Introduction to Martial Arts (2 cr)
E145 | 6648 | Staff


CLASS MEETING:
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COURSE DESCRIPTION:
A basic introduction to the martial arts, including Karate, Hapkido,
Jujustu, Judo,
Aikido, Kung-Fu, Boxing, and Wrestling.  Students will learn the core
concepts of
each art, and thus gain a working understanding of what the martial arts are
all
about, as well as the differences between them.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
1.  To educate students about the variety of martial arts

2.  To help students choose among the martial arts available on campus

CLASS PATTERN:
One 1 hour and 40 minute session per week, including lecture, video, films,
and demonstration of the martial arts covered.

READINGS:
Kinko's xeroxes of introductions to the various arts, competition rules and
brief commentaries by influential masters.

GRADING:
There will be three (3) quizzes throughout the semester, consisting of
multiple choice questions.  Each of these will count 20% of your final
grade.  There will be a comprehensive final exam (multiple choice) that will
count 40% of your final grade.

ATTENDANCE:
Students are allowed a maximum of three (3) absences.  Upon a fourth absence
the student has three (3) options:
1)  receive a grade of F;
2)  officially withdraw from the course;
3)  follow an appeal procedure through your instructor and/or the Elective
Program
Coordinator.