PCC/ CCOG / PE

Course Content and Outcome Guide for PE 183N

Course Number:
PE 183N
Course Title:
Racquet Sports
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30
Special Fee:
$12.00

Course Description

Introduces two court games: pickleball and badminton. Several weeks spent with each game emphasizing rules, equipment, technique and strategy for both singles and doubles play. Most class time spent in game play. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

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Course Activities and Design

Skills will be discussed, defined, and demonstrated. Students will work individually, in pairs and in groups. Most class time spent in competition. Needed equipment will be provided.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

The grade will be determined in basically the same way for each
level.

  1. Attendance/participation
  2. Improvement, game play (subjective)
  3. Written quiz

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

EXPECTED STUDENT COMPETENCIES:
 

  1. BASIC RULES AND BACKGROUND INFORMATION
    1. Instructional Goal: 
      1. To introduce students to rules, regulations/procedures and background of sports.
    2. Objectives: 
      1. Class dress
      2. Attendance
      3. Absences
      4. Equipment
      5. Safety
      6. Class sports groupings
      7. Rules of play
      8. Nomenclature of racquets per sport
      9. Specific racquet grips
  2. GROUND STROKES 
    1. Instructional Goal:
      1. To introduce students to various sport ground strokes.
    2. Objectives: 
      1. Forehand
      2. Backhand
  3. BASIC STROKE SKILLS
    1. Instructional Goal:
      1. To introduce basic skills of sports.
    2. Objectives:
      1. The serve
      2. Forecourt play/backcourt play
      3. Smash
      4. Kill shot
      5. Overhead smash
      6. Lob
      7. Drive
      8. Ceiling shot/clear
  4. SINGLES COURT STRATEGY
    1. Instructional Goal:
      1. To introduce basic singles strategy.
    2. Objectives:
      1. Court position
      2. Rules, scoring
  5. DOUBLES COURT STRATEGY
    1. Instructional Goal:
      1. To introduce basic doubles strategy.
    2. Objectives:
      1. Court position
      2. Serving positions
      3. Receiving positions
  6. ALTERNATIVE GAME PLAY
    1. Instructional Goal:
      1. To introduce alternative game play.
    2. Objectives:
      1. Cut-throat (related more to racquetball)
      2. Practice
      3. Group competition