SRJC Course Outlines

4/12/2024 12:55:42 PMPHYED 69.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2011

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  PHYED 69.1Title:  EPEE - BEG.  
Full Title:  Beginning Dueling Sword (Epee)
Last Reviewed:2/10/2003

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled2.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled35.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 35.00 

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 21.1

Catalog Description:
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Students will learn techniques in beginning dueling sword (epee) fencing within the context of the tradition of arms including honor, sportsmanship and proper deportment.  Precise movements, rules and judging bouts in a manner unique to sabre will be presented in a format in which the student learns the action in the context of combat.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This class provides instruction on beginning dueling sword (epee) skills. Activities include daily warm-up, footwork practice, paired off drills on new actions and free bouting.  The class also includes occasional refereed bouts with the students acting as judges.
(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 will:
1.  Identify the parts of the epee; describe the blade and the uses of
   each part, identify the target and the dimensions of the piste.
2.  Demonstrate basic attacks and defense as a response to instructional
3.  Understand basic strategies and techniques in response to the
4.  Be familiar with basic rules and safety concerns.

Topics and Scope
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I.    Footwork
     A.  First position
         1.  Salute
         2.  Line of direction
     B.  On guard
     C.  Advance
         1.  Appel
         2.  Advance check
     D.  Retreat
         1.  Retreat check
     E.  Lunge
         1.  Return on guard
         2.  Forward recovery
         3.  Advance lunge (patinando)
     F.  Jump
         1.  Jump lunge (ballestra)
     G.  Fleche
     H.  Inverse Lunge
     I.  Reassemblement
II.   The Epee
     A.  Piste, targets
         1.  Targets
         2.  Dimensions of the piste
     B.  Dimensions
         1.  Length
         2.  Weight
         3.  Parts of the blade
     C.  Holding the weapon
         1.  Hand positions
         2.  Line
         3.  Target
             a.  close
             b.  intermediate
             c.  deep
         4.  Invitations
         5.  Engagements
             a.  changes of engagement
III.  Basic Attacks
     A.  Simple
         1.  Direct thrust
         2.  Disengagement
         3.  Glide
     B.  Composed
         1.  Feint direct disengage
         2.  Feint direct deceive
         3.  Beat direct
         4.  Beat disengage
         5.  Beat deceive
         6.  Change beat direct
         7.  Change beat disengage
         8.  Change beat deceive
IV.   Base Defense
     A.  Simple parries
     B.  Passage from one simple parry to another
     C.  Circular parries
     D.  Direct riposte
     E.  Indirect riposte
V.    Basic Counterattacks
     A.  Arrest
     B.  Remise
     C.  Disengagement in time


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%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
30 - 60%

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