Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Kinesiology and Athletics Division
ATHL 21INTERCOLLEGIATE SOCCER I (MEN)Summer 2014
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:Active participation each quarter course is repeated will enhance student's cognitive and performance skills and emphasis will be put on increasing fitness levels.

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: 11/13/13

1. Description -
Competitive intercollegiate soccer emphasizing early season conditioning, development of skills and strategy, and team building through pre-conference and conference competition. Intended for participants on the men's soccer team.
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: None

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. perform soccer skills of kicking, shooting, passing, and heading related to each athlete's specialization and team objectives.
  2. prepare to compete in a highly organized team sport at a maximum level of competition.
  3. apply and practice skills learned and demonstrate marked improvement.
  4. identify the official rules and their interpretations.
  5. analyze effectively the opposing player's/team's offensive and defensive strategies and tactics.
  6. demonstrate through performance the development of physical fitness levels in strength, endurance, and health.
  7. identify the official rules and their interpretations to enhance performance and negate actions that would be detrimental to competitive objectives.
  8. explain the elements and actions of an athletic philosophy.
3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Soccer field and soccer shoes.

4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. Kicking and passing techniques
    1. Inside of the foot pass/push/pass
    2. Outside of the foot pass/kick
    3. Instep passing/kicking
  2. Heading techniques to include:
    1. Heading for passing
    2. Heading for goal
    3. Heading to penetrate defense
  3. Ball collection and preparation to include all parts of the body:
    1. Head/chest
    2. Thighs
    3. Feet
  4. Physical fitness development
    1. Muscle strength
    2. Muscle endurance
    3. Flexibility
    4. Body composition
  5. Offensive formations and strategies
    1. Creating space
      1. individual
      2. team
    2. Passing and support
    3. Attacking
      1. flank and diagonal crosses
      2. central positioning
  6. Defensive formations and strategies
    1. Defending space
      1. individual
      2. team
    2. Zone
    3. Man to man
  7. Rules and regulations
    1. Dimensions of play area
    2. Playing positions
    3. Scoring
    4. Goals
    5. Ball in and out of play
    6. Offside
    7. Violations and misconduct
    8. Throw in
  8. Individual and team philosophy
    1. Motivation
    2. Philosophy
    3. Pride
    4. Excellence
    5. Sacrifice
    6. Success
    7. Integrity
    8. Perseverance
5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
 
6. Methods of Evaluation -
  1. Subjective assessment of physical skills and performance by direct coach's observation.
    1. Individual and team verbal critiques
    2. Video analysis
    3. Individual mental and physical capacity under competitive situations
  2. Objective assessment of performance standings
    1. Participation in athletic competitions
    2. Final evaluation
7. Representative Text(s) -
Current NCAA Rulebook.

8. Disciplines -
Physical Education or Coaching
 
9. Method of Instruction -
Lecture, Discussion, Cooperative learning exercises, Laboratory, Demonstration.
 
10. Lab Content -
Activities and drills that promote the student's development in the sport of soccer such as running, passing, defending, shooting.
 
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 one of the two course requirements (minimum 4 units) for the Foothill GE Requirements Area VII, Lifelong Learning.


Course status: Active
Last updated: 2014-03-19 20:14:57


Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines