- Course Number:
- PE 140A
- Course Title:
- Boxing I
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Course DescriptionIntroduces basic knowledge and 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 completion of this course 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 increased levels of aerobic and anaerobic fitness, agility, coordination, and flexibility.
- Develop a lifelong fitness, health and wellness program that incorporates boxing.
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.