Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Kinesiology and Athletics Division
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 the basic rules and strategies of the game of basketball. This will be accomplished through demonstration and practice of skills as well as competition.
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses; students with disabilities that significantly limit mobility or sensory perception may have difficulty participating and/or put themselves at risk of injury due to the physical demands of the course.

2. Course Objectives -
The students will be able:
  1. Understand the most current rules of basketball
  2. Be introduced to beginning basketball motor skills
  3. Understand and execute beginning basketball offensive concept
  4. Understand and Execute beginning defensive basketball concepts
  5. Understand and execute beginning team offensive strategies
  6. Understand and execute beginning team defensive strategies
  7. Understand and execute beginning situational basketball
  8. Execute beginning basketball conditioning drills
  9. Discuss and demonstrate positive team
3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Gymnasium, basketballs, pennies and class room

4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. Understand the most current rules of basketball
    1. Individual Rules
      1. Types of fouls
      2. Types of violations
      3. Consequences of fouls and violations
      4. Time accounts
      5. Scoring process
      6. Time outs
      7. Quarters vs halves
      8. Bonus and Double Bonus
      9. Court Regulations
      10. Substitution/s

  2. Be introduced to beginning basketball motor skills
    1. Beginner shooting form
    2. Beginner shooting mechanics
    3. Beginner defensive technique
    4. Beginner passing techniques
    5. Beginner passing skills
    6. Beginner dribbling techniques
    7. Beginner dribbling skills
    8. Beginner footwork

  • Understand and execute beginning basketball offensive concepts
    1. Beginning 1 vs 1 moves
    2. Beginning Post Play
    3. Beginning Passing strategies
    4. Beginning Screening Techniques
    5. Reading Basic Basketball Situations
    6. Beginning Fast Break Tactics

  • Understand and Execute beginning defensive basketball concepts
    1. Fundamental Stance
    2. Sliding
    3. Arm Positions
    4. Guarding on-ball
    5. Guarding off-ball
    6. Post Defense

  • Understand and execute beginning team offensive strategies
    1. Team spacing
    2. Basic offensive alignments
      1. 4 out, 1 in
      2. 3 out, 2 in
      3. 5 out
    3. Beginning scoring strategies
    4. Beginning screening
    5. Beginning cutting
    6. Offensive Rebounding

  • Understand and execute team defensive strategies
    1. Beginning team man-to-man defense
    2. Basic man rotations
    3. Beginning zone defense
    4. Basic zone rotations
    5. Helping the ball defender
    6. Charges
    7. Basic defensive rebounding skills

  • Understand and execute situational basketball
    1. Baseline out-of-bounds - front court
    2. Baseline out-of-bounds - back court
    3. Sideline out-of-bounds - back court
    4. Sideline out-of-bounds - front court
    5. Jump Ball
    6. Strategies for baskets at the end of the clock

  • Execute basketball conditioning drills
    1. Sprinting
    2. Beginning Lateral Development
    3. Beginning Plyometrics and Vertical Jump Training
    4. Beginning Weight training recommendations

  • Discuss and demonstrate positive team attitude
    1. Respect for self
    2. Respect for others
    3. Sharing is receiving
    4. Being other-centered
    5. Fatigue and Temperament
    6. Winning vs Success

    5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
    6. Methods of Evaluation -
    1. Observation and feedback of performed skills and strategies
    2. Written Final Exam
    7. Representative Text(s) -
    The most current NCAA Basketball Rule Book

    8. Disciplines -
    Physical Education
    9. Method of Instruction -
    1. Lecture
    2. Physical Modeling and cooperative practice
    3. Video
    4. Reading
    10. Lab Content -
    Dribbling, passing, defensive drills
    shooting form and practice
    rebounding, positioning, footwork
    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 -
    Recommended videos and reading/writing assignments as determined by the instructor.

    13. Need/Justification -
    This course meets the requirements for Foothill GE area VII--Lifelong Learning.

    Course status: Active
    Last updated: 2014-04-03 17:25:00

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