PHED 15A: BEGINNING PICKLEBALL
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Hours:||3 laboratory per week (36 total per quarter)|
|Advisory:||This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Foothill GE:||Area VII: Lifelong Learning|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade Only|
Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate and explain the basic strategies and rules of Pickle Ball
The student will be able to:
A. identify the equipment, rules and etiquette of pickleball.
B. practice basic fundamental skills.
C. demonstrate foundations of basic rallying.
D. demonstrate foundations of basic footwork and grips.
E. demonstrate basic forehand and backhand strokes.
A. Terminology, equipment, and rules of pickleball.
1. Racquets and types of balls
2. Dimensions- type of play
3. Etiquette and general play
B. Basic skills
2. Arm and wrist positioning
3. Forehand and backhand strokes
F. Spin shots
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
Method(s) of Evaluation
A. Individual and team competitions
C. Critical thinking in competitive game play
D. Demonstration of rules and etiquette of pickleball
E. Participation and demonstration of game fundamentals
Method(s) of Instruction
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Leach, Gail H. The Art of Pickle Ball Techniques and Strategies. 4th ed. Two Cats Press, 2013.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
Homework based on recommended reading.