PCC/ CCOG / PE

Course Content and Outcome Guide for PE 183N Effective Winter 2016

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 racquet sport games: pickleball and badminton. Emphasizes rules, equipment, technique and strategy for both singles and doubles play. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic skills and game play of badminton and pickleball.
  • Recognize benefits of racquet sports and associated contributions to life long fitness.
  • Apply the rules of pickleball and badminton in a game situation.

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