Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Kinesiology and Athletics Division
PHED 36ABEGINNING ARCHERYSummer 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: 11/14/12

1. Description -
Introduction to Olympic archery using the recurve bow. Includes building a good basic foundation for shooting using the recurve bow through the utilization and practice of various skill development techniques.
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in PHED 36.

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. identify the parts of the bow, tackle.
  2. know the rules of archery.
  3. know the etiquette of archery.
  4. demonstrate good shooting technique.
  5. demonstrate basic training/methodology techniques.
  6. Observe and analyze basic shooting technique.
  7. Appreciate and value the sport of archery as a component of lifelong
physical activity.

3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Archery facility, portable targets, arrow back drop net, bows, arrows, tabs, arm guards and bow racks.

4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. Nomenclature
    1. Bow
      1. Full recurve bow
        1. Upper/lower limb
        2. Riser
      a)Shelf
    2. Arrow rest
    3. Sight Window
    4. Sight
  2. String
    1. Serving
  • Nock set

  • Tackle
    1. Arrow
      1. Nock
      2. Vanes
      3. Shaft
      4. Target point

  • Finger tab

  • Forearm guard

  • Bow sling

  • Chest protector

  • Training (without bow)
    1. Shadow (no equipment)
      1. Position progression
        1. 1-5 count
      2. Stretch bands
        1. 1-4 count

    2. Training with bow
      1. Stance
      2. Bow grip
      3. Hook positioning (fingers on string)
      4. Setup position
      5. Drawing
      6. Anchor position
      7. Aiming
        1. Using a target sight
      8. Release
      9. Follow through

  • Exercises for specific skills
    1. Bow grip
    2. Hook
    3. Drawing
    4. Anchoring
      1. Back tension
    5. Aiming
    6. Release
    7. Follow through

  • Observation/Analysis
    1. Five points of observation
      1. Points of the compass
        1. North
        2. South
        3. East
        4. West
        5. Under drawing arm
          1. Observe anchoring point on jaw.

    5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
     
    6. Methods of Evaluation -
    1. Physical skills and techniques will be assessed by direct instructor
    observation and peer interaction activities.
  • Written and/or final examination will test knowledge of:
  • 1. Terminology of archery
    2. Techniques of proper shooting
    a. Student demonstration
    b. Explanation
    3. Selection of proper equipment
    7. Representative Text(s) -
    TOTAL ARCHERY
    Kisik Lee & Robert de Bondt (2009)

    ISBN 9-87-89-963014-0-093690

    Resource book (optional)

    8. Disciplines -
    Physical Education
     
    9. Method of Instruction -
    Lecture, Discussion, interactive learning exercises, Demonstration


     
    10. Lab Content -
    1. Nomenclature
    1.Bow/Tackle
  • Training (without bow)

  • Training with bow

  • Exercises for specific skills

  • Observation/Analysis

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    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 -
    Optional reading/writing assignments as determined by the instructor
    13. Need/Justification -
    This course meets the Foothill GE Requirements for Area VII, Lifelong Learning.


    Course status: Active
    Last updated: 2014-04-03 17:23:07


    Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines