SRJC Course Outlines

4/14/2024 4:58:59 AMPHYED 20 Course Outline as of Fall 2010

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  PHYED 20Title:  SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING  
Full Title:  Synchronized Swimming
Last Reviewed:2/10/2003

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled3.0017 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:  34 - 4 Enrollments Total
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  PE 2.5

Catalog Description:
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An introduction into the basic concepts of synchronized swimming.


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of KAQUA 1.2 ( or PHYED 12.2 or PE 2.3 or PE 101.2)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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An introduction into synchronized swimming.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Course Completion of KAQUA 1.2 ( or PHYED 12.2 or PE 2.3 or PE 101.2)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:34 - 4 Enrollments Total


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
   1.  Demonstrate efficiency in use of water skills
       a.  Sculling
       b.  Float pattern
       c.  Treading water (egg beater style)
   2.  Demonstrate adequate proficiency in use strokes
       a.  Front crawl
       b.  Back crawl
       c.  Side stroke
       d.  Breast stroke
       e.  Hybrid stroke
   3.  Perform "figures" from:
       a.  USSS rule book
       b.  Hybrid figures
   4.  Choreograph and swim a simple synchronized routine of 2-1/2 -
       5 min. with music of choice.

Topics and Scope
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A.  Students will review and demonstrate intermediate swimmer skills
   1.  Strokes - front, back, breast, side
   2.  Other aquatic skills
       a.  treading water
           1.  use of "egg beater" kick
       b.  sculling
           1.  using arms only - on front, back, forward, backward
       c.  floating
           1.  in and out of patterns
       d.  attached/tandem swim
       e.  surface dive
       f.  underwater swim
       g.  dive/jump from deck and boards
B.  Students will perform drills for strengthening muscles used in
   synchronized swimming.
   1.  Upper body - arms, chest, upper back
       a.  rubber band stretches
       b.  pressure rises
   2.  Abdominal area
       a.  floor exercises
   3.  Leg exercises
       a.  in and out of water
           1.  use of weights
           2.  stretches
           3.  pressure rises
   4.  Swimming - staying with partner(s)
       a.  strokes - heads up
       b.  kicks - up to down
       c.  use of arms doing other than conventional strokes
C.  Synchronized Swimming Skills
   1.  Positions
       a.  pike, tuck, layout
           1.  front and back
       b.  verticals
       c.  twists, turns, spins
           1.  360
           2.  180
   2.  Figures - once called stunts, tricks
       a.  use of United States Synchronized Swim Rule Book video
     demonstration, other texts, demonstration by experienced
     students and/or instructors
     b.  hybrid figures - combinations
D.  Designing a synchronized routine
   1.  Design techniques
     a.  figures to be learned, practical
     b.  drills described
   2.  Video and/or demonstration
   3.  Drills for synchronized routine
     a.  on deck
       1.  stretches
           a.  use different positions (on mats)
           b.  rubber bands
           c.  weights
     b.  in water
       1.  strokes
           a.  heads up with partner(s)
       2.  kicks
       3.  egg beater
   4.  Figures
     a.  at least four different stations
         1.  one figure/station
           a.  move clock-wise every 5-10 minutes
       2.  some new, some review
   5.  Floats
     a.  in groups
       1.  changing patterns
       2.  moving patterns
   6.  Swim to Music
     a.  free swim alone
     b.  with partner(s)
     c.  choreographed

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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, Short answers
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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