Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Karate Intermediate (1 cr)
E250 | 6550-6551 | Staff
Orange belt technical level or permission of the instructor
Two 50 minute periods per week
Designed to give students an increased understanding and
an appreciation of the art of karate and taekwondo. Content emphasis
intermediate applications of basic taekwondo techniques, one step sparring,
forms, and an introduction to free fighting. Students should achieve the
technical level of a green belt in taekwondo (Korean Karate) by mid-term and
purple belt by finals.
A. To provide an increased level of proficiency and awareness of the
1. To provide a knowledge, an understanding, and an appreciation of the
psychological and philosophical fundamentals required to participate
the martial art, and sport of Taekwondo.
2. To help develop a degree of proficiency that will enable the student
participate with satisfaction in the sport of taekwondo.
3. To provide an opportunity to develop mental abilities by requiring
exercise of the powers of judgment, discipline, reasoning,
and thoughtful deliberation.
4. To develop in each individual a positive attitude toward the use of
5. To encourage the use of karate as a lifetime activity.
6. To provide an understanding of how the kinesiological principles and
body dynamics of karate are applied when performing the skills of
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
Your grade in this class will be determined as follows:
1. One written exam (30%)
2. Two skills exams (70%)
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
An Introduction to Karate for Student and Teacher, Kendall/Hunt, 1977.