SRJC Course Outlines

4/20/2024 7:47:02 PMPHYED 67.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2011

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  PHYED 67.1Title:  FENCING - BEG.  
Full Title:  Beginning Fencing
Last Reviewed:2/10/2003

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled4.003 min.Lab Scheduled70.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 70.00 

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 16.1

Catalog Description:
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Fundamentals of French foil weapon with 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 weapon with emphasis on basic footwork, attacks, parries, bladework, and bout experience.
(Grade or P/NP)

Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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: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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The student  at the completion of the course will:
 1.  Perform various flexibility exercises.
 2.  Demonstrate the basic foil positions.
 3.  Perform basic fencing footwork.
 4.  Demonstrate beginning bladework positions.
 5.  Analyze basic fencing attacks.
 6.  Construct beginning fencing defenses.
 7.  Preside as director of a bout.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Foil Positions
   1. rest position
   2. on guard position
   3. parts of the foil
   4. holding the foil
   5. salute
II. Basic Foil Footwork
   1. advance
   2. retreat
   3. lunge
   4. appel
   5. patinando
   6. ballestra
   7. fencing distances
III.Basic Bladework Positions
   1. hand positions
   2. target area
   3. invitations
   4. engagements
   5. changes of engagements
IV. Basic Fencing Attacks
   1. extension in line
   2. direct attacks
   3. disengage attacks
   4. beat attacks
   5. deceive your opponent
   6. (1-2) attack
   7. Double
   8. Feints
V.  Construct Various Defenses
   1. four simple parries
   2. riposte
   3. circular parries
   4. counter parries riposte
VI. Director and/or Judge of a Bout
   1. basic strip rules


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%
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%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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SRJC Fencing Syllabus, 1995

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