Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Kinesiology and Athletics Division
PHED 13CWATER POLO - GAME SKILLSSummer 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 -
Practice and preparation for competitive water polo, emphasizing water polo skills, fundamentals and strategies of the game, position specific training and full body preparation.
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 individual fundamental skills pertaining to water polo in relation to:
    1. Agility
    2. Coordination
    3. Reaction
    4. Muscular strength
    5. Muscle and cardiovascular endurance
  2. Demonstrate and apply practical and general knowledge of the game of water
polo and its rules.
  • Identify and analyze concepts, strategies, and personnel of opponents through
  • film analysis and simulated game situations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with a team unit and develop team concepts.
  • 3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
    Access to the swimming pool, water polo balls, water polo caps & water polo goals.

    4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
    1. Individual fundamental skills and conditioning
      1. Agility
      2. Coordination
      3. Reaction
      4. Muscular strength
      5. Muscle and cardiovascular endurance
    2. Practical and general knowledge of the game and its rules
      1. Practice drills
      2. Game situations
    3. Concepts and strategies of opponent
      1. Offensive scheme
      2. Defensive scheme
      3. Special plays
      4. Team personnel
    4. Team development and goals
    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. Laboratory
    3. Demonstration
    4. Discussion
    5. Cooperative Learning Exercises
     
    10. Lab Content -
    1. Individual fundamental skills and conditioning
    2. Practical and general knowledge of the game and its rules
    3. Concepts and strategies of opponent
    4. Team development and goals
     
    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 of area VII, Lifelong Learning.


    Course status: Active
    Last updated: 2014-04-03 15:47:09


    Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines