PHED 15B: INTERMEDIATE 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 (Request for Pass/No Pass)|
Student Learning Outcomes
- Perform with increased proficiency the skill sets and techniques of intermediate Pickle Ball
- Demonstrate and explain the intermediate strategies at the Pickle Ball.
The student will be able to:
A. identify the equipment, rules and etiquette of pickleball.
B. improve basic fundamental skills.
C. recognize offensive and defensive strategy.
D. utilize proper footwork and racquet grips.
E. demonstrate basic forehand and backhand strokes.
F. increase levels of fitness and hand-eye coordination.
G. identify modified placement positions.
H. analyze court awareness with shot selection and placement.
A. Terminology, equipment, and rules of pickleball
1. Racquets and types of balls
2. Dimensions - types of play
3. Etiquette and general play
B. Intermediate skills
1. Grips - forehand and backhand
2. Arm and wrist positioning
3. Topspin and slice shots
5. Serving with spins
C. Serving long and short
D. Smashes, forehand and backhand
E. Drop shots
G. Doubles rotation
H. Angle play
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
Method(s) of Evaluation
A. Individual and team participation
C. Critical thinking in competitive game play
D. Demonstration of rules and etiquette of pickleball
E. Participation and demonstration of game fundamentals
F. Video analysis
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
Tests and writing exercises based on class material.