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HPER 116
Beginning Tennis


Credits: 1
Clock Hours per Quarter: 20

AA Discipline: [Physical Education]

Lecture Hours:5    Lab Hours:15


Description
This course will explore the theory, knowledge, and practical experience in the principles of tennis and its relationship to lifetime fitness.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Articulate differences in types and sizes of tennis rackets and justify selection of the chosen racquet.
  • Explain rules, etiquette, and safety, and demonstrate proper application.
  • Explain the lifetime fitness value of tennis.
  • Demonstrate footwork and body mechanics associated with the ground strokes and volley.
  • Accurately perform the overhand serve.
  • Demonstrate mastery of scoring in a game setting.
  • Employ common strategies associated with singles and doubles play.

  • Course Topics
  • Introduction to tennis - equipment, rules, etiquette, and safety
  • Footwork
  • Ground strokes
  • Serving
  • Scoring
  • Singles play
  • Serve and volley
  • Doubles play

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HPER 116
    Fall 2015
    7856
    Kati Treinen
    HPER 116
    Spring 2014
    1562
    Kati Isham
    HPER 116
    Spring 2011
    1909
    Tim Toon
    HPER 116
    Spring 2010
    1909
    Tim Toon
    HPER 116
    Spring 2009
    1909
    Tim Toon


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.