Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Diving (1 cr)
E123 | 6233-6234 | Staff


CLASS MEETING:
One 50 minute period two times per week for the entire semester

Sections meet in HPER 104 (Royer Pool) two 50 minute periods two times per
week for entire
semester.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Instruction in fundamental dives, including approach, take-off, execution,
and entry to the water.
Basic forward, back, reverse and twisting  somersaults will be emphasized.
This course is for
divers of all levels regardless  of past experience.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
1. Learn an appreciation of diving as:
a. an exercise activity with specific fitness benefits,
b. a lifetime recreational sport
c. a competitive athletic event.
2. Experience the enjoyment of airborne, and acrobatic movement.
3. Develop grace, poise, diving form, and posture.
4. Enhance safety
a. for performing dives,
b. in the diving environment.

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

GRADING POLICY:
Practice skills tests will be administered during the semester.  The final
grade will be determined
from the highest total score obtained from either of two final skills tests.
The final skills tests
must include 4 different dives.  No more  than 4 dives are necessary for the
tests, but up to 10
different dives may be performed.  Only the 4 best scores will count on the
total score for a test.

Dives may be performed from any level (1m, 3m, or 5m), and any combination
of levels may be
used on a test.  For instance a dive may be performed from 1m, 2 dives from
3m, and the fourth
from 5m on a given test.

EQUIPMENT/TEXTBOOK:
None required