Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Introduction to the Martial Arts (2 cr)
E145 | 6250 | Staff
One - one hour and 40 minute class one time per week.
A basic introduction to the martial arts, including Karate, Hapkido,
Jujustu, Judo, Aikido, Kung-
Fu, Boxing and Wrestling. Students will learn the core concepts of each
art, and thus gain a
working understanding of what the martial arts are all about, as well as the
1. To educate students about the variety of martial arts.
2. To help students choose among the martial arts available on campus.
One 1 hour and 40 minute session per week, including lecture, video, films,
and demonstration of
the martial arts covered.
Kinko's xeroxes of introduction to the various arts, competition rules and
brief commentaries by
There will be three (3) quizzes throughout the semester, consisting of
multiple choice questions.
Each of these will count 20% of your final grade. There will be a
comprehensive final exam
(multiple choice) that will count 40% of your final grade.
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/of the Elective