SRJC Course Outlines

7/19/2024 5:54:48 PMKCOMB 5.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2017

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  KCOMB 5.1Title:  BEGINNING FOIL FENCING  
Full Title:  Beginning Foil Fencing
Last Reviewed:2/13/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled3.003 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:  26.25Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  PHYED 82.1

Catalog Description:
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Fundamentals of French foil fencing with an emphasis in basic footwork, attacks, parries, bladework, and bout experience.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Fundamentals of French foil fencing with an emphasis in basic footwork, attacks, parries, bladework, and bout experience.
(Grade or P/NP)

Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2011Inactive:Fall 2023
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2011Inactive:Fall 2023

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course


Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Apply basic foil fencing footwork.
2.  Execute basic attacks, defenses, and counterattacks.
3.  Demonstrate an understanding of fencing rules and concepts for competition.

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1. Perform various flexibility exercises.
2. Demonstrate the basic fencing positions.
3. Perform basic fencing footwork.
4. Demonstrate beginning bladework positions.
5. Analyze basic fencing attacks.
6. Construct beginning fencing defenses.
7. Assist as director of a bout.

Topics and Scope
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I. Foil Positions
    A. First position
    B. On guard position
    C. Parts of the foil
    D. Holding the foil
    E. Salute
II. Basic Foil Footwork
    A. Advance
    B. Retreat
    C. Lunge
    D. Appel
    E. Patinando
    F. Ballestra
    G. Fencing distances
III. Basic Bladework Positions
    A. Hand positions
    B. Target area
    C. Invitations
    D. Engagements
    E. Changes of engagements
IV. Basic Fencing Attacks
    A. Extension in line
    B. Direct attacks
    C. Disengage attacks
    D. Beat attacks
    E. Deceive your opponent
    F. (1-2) attack
    G. Double
    H. Feints
V. Construct Various Defenses
    A. Four simple parries
    B. Riposte
    C. Circular parries
    D. Counter ripostes
VI. Director and/or Judge of a Basic Strip Bout

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Students are expected to spend an additional one and one-half hours per week outside of class on one or more of the following activities:
1. Film analysis
2. Journal writing
3. Physical training and conditioning
4. Development and demonstration of related skills including practice and match performance
5. Establishing  goals
6. Written exam

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
5 - 10%
Journal writing
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
15 - 35%
Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Written exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%
Participation and attendance

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Fencing: Skills,Tactics, Training (Crowood Sports Guides). Sowerby 2012 (classic)
Instructor prepared materials

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