Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Tennis (1 cr)
E181 | 1136-1138 | Staff


CLASS MEETING:  Meets one 75 minute period four times per week

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Beginning instruction in the fundamental skills of tennis including ground
strokes,
serves, and volley.  Singles and doubles competition.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
This course should enable you to:
1. select tennis equipment that is right for you;
2. demonstrate the proper grips, and techniques for the serve, return of
serve, forehand, backhand, volley, lob, and overhead;
3. understand the scoring procedures and basic rules of play;
4. identify the etiquette, safety considerations, and basic terminology
associated
with the game of tennis.

EQUIPMENT:
Students are encouraged to have their own tennis racquet.  Racquets may be
checked out from the equipment room in HPER 199 with a student ID.  Each
student is required to supply one NEW can of tennis balls.  The instructor
will
collect the balls and bring them to class each day.  The balls should be
given to the
instructor at the second class meeting.  Shoes:  Some type of court shoe;
black-soled running shoes and street shoes of any kind are not allowed.

ATTENDANCE:  Students are allowed a maximum of 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 the Elective Program
Coordinator.

GRADING PROCEDURES:
Your final grade in the E181 Tennis will be computed  according to your
performance on skill proficiency tests (70%) and a written knowledge test
(30%).