Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
PE 183F
Course Title:
Intermediate Tennis
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30
Special Fee:
$12.00

Course Description

Introduces the game of tennis at an intermediate level. Covers intermediate skills that relate to the serve, ground strokes, and the volley. Emphasizes strategy related to singles, doubles, and competition play. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Review basic strokes and skills, and refine grip and stroke technique. Review strategies for singles and doubles with in-class competitions.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon competition of the course students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate skill development at an intermediate level.
  2. Apply game situations and strategies as they relate to singles, doubles, and tournament play.
  3. Recognize the fitness benefits of tennis as a lifelong sport.
  4. Apply the rules of tennis for both singles and doubles play.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Skill assessment
  • Written test
  • Performance appraisal
  • Demonstrate singles and doubles strategies

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Competitive singles and doubles tennis
  • Continued skill development
  • Developing court sense

COMPETENCIES/SKILLS:

  • Perform conditioning practice drills
  • Practice warm-up and cool down exercises
  • Selection of appropriate equipment for personal use
  • Play in accordance to tennis rules
  • Demonstrate singles and doubles strategies