SRJC Course Outlines

9/17/2019 2:34:41 PMKFIT 5.2 Course Outline as of Summer 2019

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KFIT 5.2Title:  INTERMEDIATE PILATES MAT  
Full Title:  Intermediate Pilates Mat
Last Reviewed:11/4/2013

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.50Lab 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:  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
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Catalog Description:
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This intermediate level class is designed for individuals with previous Pilates experience. Students will improve overall movement fluidity, breathing techniques, kinesthetic awareness, proprioception, core strength and endurance while integrating the mind/body connection during movement based on the original techniques developed by Joseph H. Pilates. Students will learn principles of proper alignment, strength, endurance, flexibility, balance and coordination using intermediate level mat exercises.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This intermediate level class is designed for individuals with previous Pilates experience. Students will improve overall movement fluidity, breathing techniques, kinesthetic awareness, proprioception, core strength and endurance while integrating the mind/body connection during movement based on the original techniques developed by Joseph H. Pilates. Students will learn principles of proper alignment, strength, endurance, flexibility, balance and coordination using intermediate level mat exercises.
(Grade or P/NP)

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

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2013Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2013Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Create a personal intermediate level Pilates-based program.
2.  Demonstrate proper form, proprioception, kinesthetic awareness, fluidity, endurance and breathing while performing intermediate level Pilates exercises.
 

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Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:
1. Describe the history, evolution, and core principles of Pilates.
2. Identify exercises related to specific core muscles worked in Pilates exercises.
3. Demonstrate kinesthetic awareness, proper form, proprioception, core endurance and strength, and balance while performing Pilates-based exercises.
4. Demonstrate neutral pelvic, scapular, and spine placement while performing Pilates movemenst.
5. Demonstrate proper breathing techniques integrated with movement.
6. Perform intermediate level Pilates exercises using appropriate modifications and progressions and proper use of Pilates mat equipment.
7. Identify personal fitness-related goals and analyze fitness progress in relation to performing Pilates exercises.

Topics and Scope
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I.  History and Evolution of Pilates Exercise
   A.  Joseph Pilates
   B.  Introduction of Pilates exercise methods in the United States
   C.  Progression of Joseph Pilates' original theories
   D.  Additions and modifications of original exercises
   E.  Use of equipment for Pilates mat exercises
II. Review of Beginning Principles of Pilates
  A. Breathing (inhalation and exhalation coordinated with movement)
  B. Centering
  C. Concentration
  D. Control
  E. Precision
  F. Flow and efficiency of movement
III. Pilates Alignment and Technique Fundamentals
  A. Neutral pelvic and spine position
  B. Core endurance, strength and stability
   C. Primary and secondary muscle groups used in Pilates
  D. Recruitment of deep pelvic and abdominal musculature
  E. Scapular release (neutral placement)
  F. Proprioception
  G. Kinesthetic awareness
IV. Goals and Objectives of Pilates Exercise
    A. Assessment of current personal fitness levels
    B. Develop personal fitness goals
    C. Analyzing fitness progress
    D. Modifications and progression of exercises
    E. Personal beginning level program or sequence
V. Intermediate level Pilates mat exercises
    A. The hundred (legs up at 90 degrees or straight)
    B. Pilates push up
    C. Roll up
    D. Single Straight leg stretch
    E. Bicycle
    F. Mermaid
    G. Modified Pilates twist (Thread the needle)
    H. Spinal balance
     I.  Tail wag
    J. One leg teaser
    K. Swimming
    L. Leg pull
    M. Corkscrew
    N. Pilates twist

Assignments:
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1. Written personal Pilates goals (1 page)
2.  Journal entries (4-10 per semester)
3.  Analysis of personal progress (1-2 per semester)
4. Personal intermediate level Pilates program
5. Skill performance examination of proper techniques, kinesthetic awareness, proprioception and intermediate level Pilates exercises
6. 1-3 exams and/or quizzes (Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion)

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
10 - 30%
Personal goals, journal entries, analysis, personal program
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Skill performance examination
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Exams and Quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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"Pilates Illustrated", Page, Portia, Human Kinetics: 2011.
 
Instructor prepared materials

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