Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Badminton (1 cr)
E105 | 6348-6350 | Staff


CLASS MEETING:
Two 50 minute periods per week

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Beginning instruction in basic skills and techniques for singles and doubles
play.  Emphasis on rules, skills, and strategy.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
This course should enable you to:
1.  demonstrate the proper techniques and footwork for the long serve, short

serve, clear, drive, hairpin drop, overhead drop, and smash;
2.  demonstrate a working knowledge of scoring procedures and rules of play;
3.  demonstrate knowledge of terms, safety considerations, and etiquette of

the game of badminton.

EQUIPMENT:
Badminton racquets and shuttlecocks are provided.  Students may bring their
own racquets if they want to.  Students MUST wear court shoes.  Black-soled
running shoes, sandals, and street shoes are not permitted.

ATTENDANCE:
Students are allowed a maximum of three (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.

GRADING PROCEDURES:
Your final grade in E105 Badminton will be computed according to your
performance on skill proficiency tests (70%) and a written knowledge test
(30%).