Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Karate Intermediate (1 cr)
E250 | 6356-6357 | Staff
Orange belt technical level or permission of the instructor
One 50 minute period two times per week for entire semester.
Designed to give students an increased understanding and an appreciation of
the art of karate and
taekwondo. Content emphasis involves intermediate applications of basic
one step sparring, forms, and an introduction to free fighting. Students
should achieve the
technical level of a green belt in taekwondo (Korean Karate) by mid-term and
purple belt by
A. To provide an increased level of proficiency and awareness of the
1. To provide a knowledge, an understanding, and an appreciation of the
philosophical fundamentals required to participate in the martial art, and
sport of Taekwondo.
2. To help develop a degree of proficiency that will enable the student to
participate with satisfaction in the sport of taekwondo.
3. To provide an opportunity to develop mental abilities by requiring the
exercise of the powers of
judgment, discipline, reasoning, imagination, and thoughtful deliberation.
4. To develop in each individual a positive attitude toward the use of
5. To encourage the use of karate as a lifetime activity.
6. To provide an understanding of how the kinesiological principles and body
dynamics of karate
are applied when performing the skills of taekwondo.
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
Your grade in this class will be determined as follows:
1. One written exam (30%)
2. Two skills exams (70%)
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.
An Introduction to Karate for Student and Teacher, Kendall/Hunt, 1977.