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CCOG for PE 185P Fall 2022

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Course Number:
PE 185P
Course Title:
Intermediate Softball
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Course Description

Expands knowledge, application, strategy, team and individual skills utilized in the game of softball. Includes skill development in batting, running bases, sliding, throwing, pitching, catching, fielding and team communication. Prerequisites: Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

  • Appropriate sports clothing needed including sport shoes or cleats and softball glove.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of this course the student should be able to: 

  • Understand the game of softball as a sport and as a method of developing physical fitness.
  • Increase levels of physical activity and agility needed to play softball at an intermediate level.
  • Develop fielding, base running, throwing, batting, infield and outfield skills needed to play the game of softball at an intermediate level.

Course Activities and Design

  • Continued improvement of skills needed to play the game of softball
  • Perform safe and effective softball techniques
  • Continued development of life long fitness, health and wellness

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Pre/Post skill assessment
  • Active participation and effort
  • Written examination of basic rules of game
  • Demonstration of proficiency in game play

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Practice safe and effective warm_ups and cool-downs
  • Components of fitness-related physical activity and their benefits for life-long fitness
  • Goal-Setting
  • Fundamental rules, skills,  terminology and sportsmanship