Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Intermediate Hapkido (1 cr)
E247 | 6760-6761 | Staff


PREREQUISITE:
A orange belt technical level in hapkido or permission of the instructor.

CLASS MEETS:
Two 50 minute periods per week

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Designed to give students an increased understanding and an appreciation of
the
art of Hapkido.  Content emphasis involves intermediate applications of
basic
hapkido techniques and self-defense.  Students should achieve the technical
level
of a green belt in hapkido by mid-term and purple belt by finals.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
A. To provide an increased level of proficiency and awareness of the
following:

1. To provide a knowledge, an understanding, and an appreciation of the
psychological and philosophical fundamentals required to participate in the
art
of Hapkido.

2. To help develop a degree of proficiency that will enable the student to
participate with satisfaction in the art of Hapkido.

B. To provide an opportunity to develop mental abilities by requiring the

exercise of the powers of judgment, discipline, reasoning, imagination, and
thoughtful deliberation.

C. To encourse the use of the martial arts and hapkido as a lifetime
activity.

D. To provide an understanding of how the kinesiological principles and body

dynamics in the martial arts are applied when performing the skills of

hapikdo.

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.

GRADING PROCEDURE:
Your grade in this class will be determined as follows:
1. One written exam  (30%)
2. Two skills exam  (70%)

EQUIPMENT:
Each student is required to have a martial arts uniform.  No shoes will be
worn during class time.  Women should wear a T-shirt under their uniform
jacket.  You should have your uniform by the start of the third week of
classes.

TEXTBOOK:
"An Introduction to Hapkido", by Donald J. Burns