SRJC Course Outlines

2/28/2024 5:44:45 PMKINES 91 Course Outline as of Fall 2023

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KINES 91Title:  PILATES MAT INSTR TRAIN  
Full Title:  Pilates Mat Instructor Training
Last Reviewed:11/28/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Students will learn to safely and effectively instruct Pilates Mat exercises using Pilates principles for all skill levels and accommodations for various health conditions.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Students will learn to safely and effectively instruct Pilates Mat exercises using Pilates principles for all skill levels and accommodations for various health conditions.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
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 2023Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Identify and instruct the Pilates Mat repertoire of exercises with the ability to modify and adapt for a wide range of abilities and conditions.
2. Design and demonstrate a full multi-level Pilates Mat class using safe and effective instruction skills, tools, and techniques.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Describe the principles, goals, and health benefits of Pilates Mat instruction.
2. Demonstrate the components of a Pilates Mat practice.
3. Design and instruct Pilates Mat exercises using safe and effective teaching skills and principles to address a wide variety of abilities in a balanced format.
4. Demonstrate proper use of Pilates Mat equipment to enhance classes.

Topics and Scope
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I. Introduction to Pilates Mat
    A. History and lineage
     B. Pilates principles
    C. Goals and benefits
    D. Program requirements, certification, and employment
II. Pilates Mat Teaching Skills
     A. Observation
    B. Verbal cueing
    C. Cueing order
    D. Demonstration
    E. Tactile cueing
    F. Visual communication
    G. Feedback
    H. Coaching skills
    I. Safety considerations
    J. Multi-level and contraindications
    K. Accessibility, inclusion, and diversity
III. Components of a Pilates Mat practice
    A. Warm up
     B. Movements of the spine
    C. Planes of movement
    D. Pre-pilates exercises
    E. Main Segment
    F. Cool-down/Flexibility
IV. Principles of Developing a Mat Pilates Class
    A. Alignment
     B. Cueing
    C. Variations
    D. Modifications
    E. Contraindications
    F. Special populations
    G. Spine safety
    H. Program design and sequencing
    I. Creating a balanced session  
     J. Planes of movement
    K. Anatomical positions
    L. Movements of the spine
V. Principles of Teaching Mat Pilates Exercises
    A. Setting up and preparation for the exercise
    B. Breathing pattern, movement sequence, and recommended repetitions
     C. Safety, precautions, contraindications, and multi-level options
    D. Level, focus, and objective of the exercise
    E. Communication, cueing, and feedback
VI. Mat Pilates Exercises
    A. Hundred
    B. Roll Up
    C. Roll Over
    D. Single Leg Circle
    E. Rolling Back (rolling like a ball)
    F. Single and Double Leg Stretch
    G. Single and Double Straight Leg Stretch
    H. Criss-cross
    I. Spine Stretch
    J. Open Leg Rocker
     K. Cork-Screw
    L. Saw
    M. Swan-Dive
    N. Single and Double Leg Kick
    O. Double Leg Kick
    P. Neck Pull
    Q. Scissors
    R. Bicycle
    S. Shoulder Bridge
    T. Spine Twist
    U. Jackknife
    V. Side Kick
    W. Teaser
    X. Hip Circle
    Y. Swimming
    Z. Leg Pull and Leg Pull Front
    AA. Kneeling Side Kick
    AB. Side Bend
    AC. Boomerang
    AD. Seal
    AE. Crab
    AF. Rocking
    AG. Control Balance
    AH. Push Up
VII. Introduction to Pilates Mat Equipment
    A. Magic circle
    B. Foam roller
     C. Bands
     D. Bender ball and Togu inflatable ball
    E. Stability ball
    F. BOSU Balance Trainer

Assignments:
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1. Weekly reading from textbooks and instructor-prepared materials (10-20 pages)
2. Written sequences for components of a class and full class
3. Skill Performance Demonstration leading Pilates exercises, warm up, cool-down/flexibility, main segment, and full class
4. Quizzes and exams

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
5 - 15%
Written sequences for components of a class and full class
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
10 - 40%
Skill Performance Demonstration leading Pilates exercises, warm up, cool-down/flexibility, main segment, and full class
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Quizzes and exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
30 - 50%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Pilates' Return to Life Through Contrology. 2nd ed. Pilates, Joseph H. Pilates Method Alliance, Incorporated, 2012 (classic).
Pilates. 2nd ed. Isacowitz, Rael. Human Kinetics. 2014 (classic).
National Pilates Certification Exam Study Guide. National Pilates Certification Program. 2021.
Instructor prepared materials

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