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Effective: Summer 2013
PHED 13BADVANCED WATER POLO1 Unit(s)

Advisory: Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.
Grade Type: Letter Grade, the student may select Pass/No Pass
Not Repeatable.
FHGE: Lifelong Learning Transferable: CSU/UC
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter)

Student Learning Outcomes -
  • Ability to demonstration and perform the advanced skills of water polo.
  • Students will show an increased knowledge of the advanced skills of the game of water polo with increasing knowledge of offensive and defensive situations at an advanced level.
Description -
Advanced skills in various offensive and defensive techniques of water polo.

Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. Gain higher proficiency of individual and team skills
  2. Have the knowledge for team strategy
  3. Have the knowledge to improve inter-team play
  4. Develop endurance and speed swimming
  5. Develop sportmanship among teammates
  6. Have the knowledge to set up a personal conditioning program
Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Access to the swimming pool, water polo balls, water polo caps and water polo goals.

Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. ADVANCED WATER POLO
    1. History of Water Polo
    2. Rules and regulations
    3. Role of the referee
    4. Condition and swim training
    5. Advanced development:
      1. Ball handling
      2. Court positions
      3. Individual skills
      4. Team skills
    6. Team offense and defense
    7. Scrimmages and strategy
    8. Sportsmanship
    9. Techniques of goalkeeper
    10. Inter-team play
Methods of Evaluation -
  1. Writing assignments
  2. Skill Demonstration
  3. Journal entries
  4. Quizzes 1-4
Representative Text(s) -
Nitzkowski, Monte. Water Polo: Learning and Teaching the Basics. Huntington Beach, CA.: Water Polo Consulting Service, 2008. Print.

Disciplines -
Physical Education
 
Method of Instruction -
  1. Lecture
  2. Laboratory
  3. Demonstration
  4. Discussion
  5. Cooperative Learning Exercises
 
Lab Content -
  1. ADVANCED WATER POLO
    1. History of Water Polo
    2. Rules and regulations
    3. Role of the referee
    4. Condition and swim training
    5. Advanced development
 
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
  1. Optional reading and writing assignments as recommended by instructor