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: 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 placed 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: 3/24/15

1. Description -
Competitive intercollegiate water polo working toward personal and physical development, athletic scholarship, transfer and career opportunities. Intended for participants of the women's water polo team.
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: None

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate advanced skills and techniques for the game of water polo.
  2. Develop cardiovascular endurance capacities.
  3. Explain the official rules and their interpretations.
  4. Demonstrate through performance the spirit and sense of team.
3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Swimming pool, water polo balls, and water polo nets.

4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. advanced skills and techniques of water polo
    1. eggbeater kick
    2. headup crawl
    3. passing, shooting, dribbling, catching
  2. develop cardiovascular endurance activities
    1. treading water
    2. sprint crawl
  3. official rules and their interpretation
    1. goal tending
    2. penalty shot
  4. spirit and sense of team
    1. motivation
    2. integrity
    3. pride
    4. perseverance
5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
6. Methods of Evaluation -
  1. physical skills and techniques will be assessed by direct instructor observation
  2. improved cardiovascular levels as measured by time practice drills
  3. critical thinking skills as measured through successful team passes and plays
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 water polo such as swimming, passing, shooting, defending.
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 Requirement for Area VII, Lifelong Learning.

Course status: Active
Last updated: 2015-05-04 13:45:55

Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines