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Effective Term:
Summer 2014 through Winter 2015
Course Number:
PE 183X
Course Title:
Tae Kwon Do I
Credit Hours:
Lecture Hours:
Lecture/Lab Hours:
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Course Description

Introduces a working knowledge of the fundamental techniques employed in the art of Tae Kwon Do. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Student provides appropriate sport clothing for activity.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Improve overall body conditioning
  2. Improve strength, coordination, speed, power, balance, and focus
  3. Advance student's growth and conditioning toward lifelong fitness
  4. Develop knowledge and skills in Tae Kwon Do
  5. Recognize and apply benefits of Tae Kwon Do
  6. Improve whole body agility and correct alignment
  7. Develop kinesthetic awareness

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  1. Attendance
  2. Active participation and effort
  3. Skill assessment
  4. Practical Exam

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Warm-ups and cool-downs
·    Conditioning, stretching, and endurance exercises
·    Body mechanics and alignment development
·    Discuss differences between Tae Kwon Do, Judo, Karate, Aikido,
Boxing, etc.
·    Ki Bon (basics) blocks, kicks, punches, and combinations
·    Poomse (forms) long sets of prearranged movements in Tae Kwon Do
·    Dare Ee On - choreographed 3-step fighting techniques
·    Safety concerns
·    History of Tae Kwon Do
·    Etiquette, terminology, and discipline
·    Practice warm-up and cool-downs
·    Develop whole body conditioning, strength, and endurance
·    Select appropriate conditioning, stretching, and endurance exercises
·    Demonstrate Ki Bon
·    Demonstrate Poomse
·    Demonstrate Dare Ee On
·    Utilize proper kicking, tumbling, punching, and blocking techniques
·    Show proper etiquette and discipline
·    Understand appropriate terminology