Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Hapkido (1 cr)
E147 | 6251-6255 | Staff


CLASS MEETING:
One fifty minute period two times per week

Above sections are self defense

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Instruction in basic hapkido technique softhrowing, blocking, striking,
kicking, joint locks and
self-defense.  Students should achieve the technical\skill level of a yellow
belt in hapkido by
mid-term and an orange belt by finals.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
A. To impart a basic understanding and appreciation for the physical and
philosophical aspects of
the martial art hapkido.
B.   To provide instruction in rudimentary offensive and defensive
techniques.
C.   To provide insight into martial arts heritage, customs and etiquette,
and a general
understanding of hapkido terminology.
D.   To develop in the students a positive attitude toward the practice of
hapkido and the
martial arts.
E.   To make the students aware of various self-defense techniques while at
the  same time
stressing the seriousness of any physical conflict.

ATTENDANCE:
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 course;
3.   follow an appeal procedure through your instructor and/or the Elective
Program
Coordinator.

GRADING POLICY:
Your grade in this class will be determined as follows:
1. One written exam    (30%)
2. Two skills exams    (70%)
If you have any questions about how your grade will be determined please
feel free to contact
your instructor.

EQUIPMENT:
Each student is required to have a martial arts uniform.  No shoes will be
worn during class time.
It is alright to wear socks.  Women should wear a T-Shirt under their
uniform jacket.  You should
have your uniform by the start of the third week of class.

TEXTBOOK:
An Introduction to Hapkido by Donald J. Burns