Course Content and Outcome Guide for PE 140A

Course Number:
PE 140A
Course Title:
Boxing I
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Course Description

Introduces the basic knowledge of the fundamental techniques used in boxing. Utilizes boxing equipment and focus pads to simulate contact. This is a non-contact class. Boxing gloves and hand wraps are required. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion students should be able to:* Understand boxing as a sport and as a method of developing physical fitness.* Apply the fundamental rules of engagement, strategies, and tactics of the sport.* Pursue an increased level of aerobic and anaerobic levels of fitness and increased level of agility,coordination, and flexibility.*Develop a lifelong fitness, health and wellness program

Course Activities and Design

*Improvement of overall physical conditioning through Boxing techniques*Perform safe and effective Boxing techniques*Develop life-long fitness, health and wellness

Outcome Assessment Strategies

*Pre/post fitness testing*Individual fitness programs*Active partition/effort*Demonstrations of proficiency*Written assignments and/or exams

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

*Practice safe and effective warm-ups and cool-downs*Intensity monitoring via target heart rate, Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE) and talk test method*Components of fitness-related physical fitness and their benefits for lifelong fitness*Personal fitness assessment*Goal-Setting*Personal fitness program design*Modify exercises and activities for varying physical conditions and individual fitness level