SRJC Course Outlines

10/27/2021 11:24:14 AMPHYED 71.2 Course Outline as of Fall 2003

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  PHYED 71.2Title:  KARATE - INTER.  
Full Title:  Intermediate Karate
Last Reviewed:8/28/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  PE 18.2

Catalog Description:
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A intermediate level self defense course that develops the body, mind and spirit through training that uses the arms and legs as weapons. Training includes Karate basics, kata and sparring as well as various conditioning exercises that develop speed, power, reaction and flexibility.  Each course will emphasize a selected style including Japanese Shotokan, Okinawan Shito and Korean Taekwondo.


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of KCOMB 3.1 ( or PHYED 71.1 or PE 18.1 or PE 135.1)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The course will emphasize Karate basics, kata and sparring as well as various conditioning exercises that develop speed, power, reaction and flexibility.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Course Completion of KCOMB 3.1 ( or PHYED 71.1 or PE 18.1 or PE 135.1)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1988Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1988Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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At the completion of this course the student will be able to:
       1.      Demonstrate an intermediate level knowledge and skill of
           karate's basic principles
     2.    Demonstrate an intermediate level knowledge and skill of
           karate's sparring principles
     3.    Demonstrate an intermediate level knowledge of kata principles
           and skills

Topics and Scope
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I.      Analyze and practice at an intermediate level karate principles of
       a.      Stability - As developed through training in the following
               stances:  front, side, back, feet together, feet together
               apart, one legged, cross legged and natural.
     b.        Posture - As developed through proper alignment of feet,
               knees, hips, shoulders and head.
     c.    Breathing - As developed through initiating the breathe
           from the lower abdomen and directing it's energy out
           through the technique.
     d.    Focus - As developed through concentrating all mental,
           physical and spiritual energy to the target.
     e.    Hip and Leg Dynamics - As developed through body
           vibration, rotation and shifting.
II.   Analyze and develop an intermediate level knowledge of sparring
     a.    distancing - By increasing an awareness of the distance
           between oneself and one's opponent and the distance
           required to block an attack or execute a counterattack.
           In addition to do this relative to the time required to
           execute an attack or defense.
     b.    Timing - By further developing a practical understanding
           of the time required to block an attack or execute a
           counterattack in relation to the distance between
           oneself and one's opponent.
     c.    Effective Technique - Further practice in executing an
           effect technique under the distancing and timing
           contraints of working with an opponent.
III.    Analyze and develop karate principles exhibited through kata
     a.    Awareness - Further develop an awareness of one's own
           body, the surrounding environment and other people and
           dangers or potential dangers in the surrounding environment.
     b.    Visualization - Increase one's ability to see clearly in
           one's mind the outcome of the battle before it occurs.
     c.    Imagination - Increase one's ability to imagine a
           variety of attacks.
     d.    Creativity - Develop the ability to use intermediate
           level skills to create defenses against a variety of


Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%

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