SRJC Course Outlines

10/27/2021 1:17:13 PMPHYED 71.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2003

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  PHYED 71.1Title:  KARATE - BEG.  
Full Title:  Beginning 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 18.1

Catalog Description:
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A beginning 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:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This 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)

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:Fall 1981Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:

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 a knowledge of basic karate principles and skills
       2.  Demonstrate an elementary knowledge of sparring principles and
       3.  Demonstrate an understanding of karate principles as exhibited
           in kata

Topics and Scope
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I.      Analyze and practice the basic karate principles of:
       a.      Stability - Stability will be developed through training i
           the following stances:  front, side, back, feet together feet
           together toes apart, one legged and natural
     b.    Posture - Through proper alignment of feet, knees, hips,
           shoulders and head
     c.        Breathing - Initiating the breathe from the lower abdomen
           directing it's energy out through the technique
     d.        Focus - Concentrating all mental, physical and spiritual
           energy to the target
     e.    Hip and Leg Dynamics - Developing the power of the hips
           through body vibration, rotation and shifting and the driving
           power of the legs through shifting
II.   Analyze and develop an elementary knowledge of sparring principles:
     a.    Distancing - Through becoming aware of the distance between
           oneself and one's opponent and the distance required to block
           an attack or execute a counterattack in relation to the time
     b.    Timing - Through 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 - Practice in executing an effective
           technique under the distancing and timing constraints of
           working with an opponent
III.  Analyze and develop karate principles exhibited through kata
     a.    Awareness - Begin to develop an awareness of one's body, the
           surrounding environment, other people and dangers or potential
           dangers that might exist in the surrounding environment
     b.    Visualization - Begin to develop the ability to see clearly in
           one's mind the outcome of the battle before it occurs
     c.    Imagination - Begin to develop the ability to imagine a
           variety of attacks
     d.    Creativity - Begin to develop the ability to create defenses
           against a variety of attacks


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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