Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Badminton (1 cr)
E105 | 6173-6174 | Staff


CLASS MEETING:
Two 50 minute periods two times a 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 POLICY:
Students are allowed a maximum of three (3) unexcused absences.  Upon a
fourth  absence, the
student has three (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%).