Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Intermediate Hapkido (1 cr)
E247 | 6353-6354 | Staff


PREREQUISITES:
A orange belt technical level in hapkido or permission of the instructor.

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

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Designed to give students an increased understanding and an appreciation of
the art of Hapkido.
Content emphasis involves intermediate applications of basic hapkido
techniques and self-defense.
Students should achieve the technical level of a green belt in hapkido by
mid-term and purple belt
by finals.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
A. To provide an increased level of proficiency and awareness of the
following:
1. To provide a knowledge, an understanding, and an appreciation  of the
psychological and
philosophical fundamentals required to participate in the art of Hapkido.
2. To help develop a degree of proficiency that will enable the student to
participate with
satisfaction in the art of Hapkido.
B. To provide an opportunity to develop mental abilities by requiring the
exercise of the powers
of judgment, discipline, reasoning, imagination, and thoughtful
deliberation.
C. To encourse the use of the martial arts and hapkido as a lifetime
activity.
D. To provide an understanding of how the kinesiological principles and body
dynamics in the
martial arts are applied when performing the skills of hapikdo.

ATTENDANCE POLICY:
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
Program Coordinator.

GRADING POLICY:
Your grade in this class will be determined as follows:
1. One written exam  (30%)
2. Two skills exam  (70%)

EQUIPMENT:
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 of classes.

TEXTBOOK:
An Introduction to Hapkido by Donald J. Burns