Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Kinesiology and Athletics Division
ATHL 42APRESEASON CONDITIONING FOR WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALLSummer 2013
6 hours laboratory.2 Units

Total Quarter Learning Hours: 72 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)
 
 Lecture Hours: Lab Hours: 6 Lecture/Lab:
 Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.

Repeatability -
Statement: May be taken six times for credit.
 
Criteria:Each time the course is repeated, the student expands on their skill level.

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: 2/27/13

1. Description -
The development of athletic skills and mental conditioning which is required to be successful in the intercollegiate sport of volleyball.
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: None

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. demonstrate the skills necessary to compete on an intercollegiate volleyball team at a maximum level of performance.
  2. Explain the value of sport in developing commitment, self-discipline, self-respect and teamwork and adhere to an athletic code of excellence through exemplary deportment both on and off the field of competition.
  3. Discuss and demonstrate effective strategies required by the sport of volleyball.
  4. Demonstrate increased strength, endurance, stamina, flexibility, and knowledge of a healthy diet.

3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Equipment required for the sport of volleyball; balls, nets, and carts.

4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. Advanced development of fundamental skills applicable to the sport of volleyball.
    1. Individual physical skills relative to volleyball
    2. Team skill/plays/strategies relative to volleyball
  2. Physical fitness development
    1. Muscular development
    2. Muscular endurance
    3. Cardiovascular fitness
    4. Flexibility
    5. Nutritional knowledge
  3. Stress and pressure/mental game
    1. Choking and safeguards against pressure
    2. When to take chances and when to play it safe
    3. Concentration and "the zone"
  4. Rules
    1. Video on the rules of volleyball
    2. How to use the rulebook for volleyball
    3. Appropriate behavior during competition
  5. Practice sessions
    1. Individual skills/techniques
    2. Team drills/strategies
  6. Sportsmanship and etiquette
    1. Mutual respect
    2. Rivalry and camradrie
    3. Zeal for excellence
  7. Individual and team philosophy
    1. Motivation
    2. Pride
    3. Excellence
    4. Sacrifice
    5. Success
    6. Integrity
    7. perseverance
5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
 
6. Methods of Evaluation -
  1. Physical skills and techniques will be assessed by direct instructor observation
    1. Individual and team verbal critiques
    2. Video analysis
    3. Individual improvement, performance, and contribution to team effot
7. Representative Text(s) -
None required.

8. Disciplines -
Physical Education or Coaching
 
9. Method of Instruction -
  1. Lecture presentations and team discussion
  2. Facilitation of drills and activities that promote learning objectives.

 
10. Lab Content -
Activities and drills that promote the student's development in the sport of volleyball such as hitting, serving, digging, blocking.
 
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 and writing assignments as recommended by instructor.
13. Need/Justification -
This course satisfies the Foothill GE Requirement for Area VII, Lifelong Learning.


Course status: Active
Last updated: 2014-04-03 14:09:03


Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines