Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Kinesiology and Athletics Division
PHED 13AINTERMEDIATE WATER POLOSummer 2013
3 hours laboratory.1 Unit

Total Quarter Learning Hours: 36 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)
 
 Lecture Hours: Lab Hours: 3 Lecture/Lab:
 Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.

Repeatability -
Statement: Not Repeatable.

Status -
 Course Status: ActiveGrading: Letter Grade with P/NP option
 Degree Status: ApplicableCredit Status: Credit
 Degree or Certificate Requirement: Foothill GE
 GE Status: Lifelong Understanding

Articulation Office Information -
 Transferability: BothValidation: 11/13/12

1. Description -
Intermediate water polo skills and techniques including ball handling, dribbling, passing, shooting, and blocking. Includes a review of the rules of the game, team offense, team defense, developing players at specific positions and an introduction to specific team plays and strategies.
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate proficiency in intermediate individual water polo skills
    1. Ball handling
    2. Dribbling
    3. Passing
    4. Blocking
    5. Shooting
  2. Participate in intermediate water polo drills necessary for skill development
  3. Engage in conditioning and stretching exercises as they relate to intermediate level
water polo
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the rules, scoring and etiquette for match play
  • Participate in water polo class competitions
  • Repeating students must demonstrate increased depth and breadth of related skills, with
  • new learning objectives
    3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
    Access to Swimming pool, water polo balls, water polo caps and water polo goals.

    4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
    1. Intermediate Water Polo Skills
      1. Ball Handling
        1. Refine elements of legal ball handling
        2. Use drill work to develop dexterity and strength
        3. Incorporate the egg-beater kick to develop proper body-positioning
      2. Dribbling
        1. Refine all elements of head up freestyle
        2. Develop ability to transition from horizontal to vertical body-positioning
        3. Use drill work to develop speed and ability to pass and receive passes while dribbling
      3. Passing
        1. Refine techniques and define rules
        2. Use drill work to develop dexterity and strength
        3. Refine different types of passing techniques including wet and dry passes
      4. Shooting
        1. Refine techniques and timing of shooting
        2. Use drill work to develop dexterity and strength
        3. Develop different types of shots including: wet, dry, center (step-out, sweep, back-hand), penalty, and perimeter shooting
      5. Blocking
        1. Refine techniques of legal blocking
        2. Use drill work to develop dexterity and strength
        3. Develop players specifically at the goalie position
    2. Rules of the Game
      1. NCAA rules
      2. FINA rules
    3. Intermediate Strategies and Tactics
      1. Offense team play
      2. Defense team play
      3. Power plays (offensively and defensively)
      4. Set-up plays
    5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
     
    6. Methods of Evaluation -
    1. Writing assignments
    2. Skill Demonstration
    3. Journal entries
    4. Quizzes 1-4
    7. Representative Text(s) -
    Nitzkowski, Monte. Water Polo: Learning and Teaching the Basics. Huntington Beach, CA.: Water Polo Consulting Service, 2008. Print.

    8. Disciplines -
    Physical Education
     
    9. Method of Instruction -
    1. Lecture
    2. Discussion
    3. Cooperative learning exercises
    4. Laboratory
    5. Demonstration
     
    10. Lab Content -
    1. Intermediate Water Polo Skills
      1. Ball Handling
      2. Dribbling
      3. Passing
      4. Shooting
      5. Blocking
    2. Rules of the Game
      1. NCAA rules
      2. FINA rules
    3. Intermediate Strategies and Tactics
      1. Offense team play
      2. Defense team play
      3. Power plays (offensively and defensively)
      4. Set-up plays
     
    11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.
     
    12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
    1. Optional reading and writing assignments as recommended by instructor
    13. Need/Justification -
    This course satisfies the Foothill GE Requirements for Area VII, Lifelong Learning.


    Course status: Active
    Last updated: 2014-03-20 12:59:13


    Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines