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Effective: Summer 2013

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: PHED 38C.
Advisory: 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.
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 -
  • A successful student should increase their knowledge of the intermediate skills of game play with increasing knowledge of offensive and defensive strategies
  • A successful student will be able to demonstrate and perform the intermediate skills and fundamentals of the game of basketball.
Description -
This course will introduce students to intermediate level skills, strategies and play in basketball. This will include but not be limited to fundamentals, game strategy and team offense and defense alignments.

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

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 intermediate basketball motor skills
    1. Intermediate shooting form
    2. Intermediate shooting mechanics
    3. Intermediate defensive technique
    4. Intermediate passing techniques
    5. Intermediate passing skills
    6. Intermediate dribbling techniques
    7. Intermediate dribbling skills
    8. Intermediate footwork

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

  • Understand and Execute Intermediate level defensive basketball concepts
    1. Fundamental Stance
    2. Sliding
    3. Arm Positions
    4. Guarding on-ball
    5. Guarding off-ball
    6. Post Defense
    7. Pressing
    8. Trapping defenses

  • Understand and execute Intermediate level team offensive strategies
    1. Team spacing
    2. Basic offensive alignments
      1. 4 out, 1 in
      2. 3 out, 2 in
      3. 5 out
    3. Intermediate level scoring strategies
    4. Intermediate level screening
    5. Intermediate level cutting
    6. Intermediate level offensive rebounding

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

  • Understand and execute intermediate level 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
    7. Winning with a tall team
    8. Winning with a quick team
    9. Winning with a combination of players

  • Execute basketball conditioning drills
    1. Sprinting
    2. Intermediate level Lateral Development
    3. Intermediate level Plyometrics and Vertical Jump Training
    4. Intermediate level 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

    Methods of Evaluation -
    1. Observation and feedback of performed skills and strategies
    2. Written Final Exam
    Representative Text(s) -
    The most current NCAA Basketball Rule Book

    Disciplines -
    Physical Education
    Method of Instruction -
    1. Lecture
    2. Physical Modeling
    3. Video
    4. Reading
    Lab Content -
    Shooting, passing, dribbling, defensive technique, offensive team strategy
    Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
    watching videos,creating game plans, creating practice plans