Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Hapkido (1 cr)
E147 | 2093 | Staff


CLASS MEETING:
One seventy-five minute period four times per week.

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) 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 PROCEDURES:
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