PHED 17B: INTERMEDIATE KARATE
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Hours:||3 laboratory per week (36 total per quarter)|
|Advisory:||This course is included in the Combatives family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in H P 84A.|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Foothill GE:||Area VII: Lifelong Learning|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)|
|Formerly:||H P 84A|
The student will be able to:
A. demonstrate intermediate karate techniques.
B. analyze the physical principles of karate movements.
C. explain offensive and defensive strategies for self-defense and sparring.
D. identify and interpret the important elements of karate katas.
E. employ proper warm-up and stretching exercises for injury prevention.
F. recognize the various karate styles and their applications.
G. examine the Japanese language in the usage of commands and vocabulary in karate.
A. Intermediate karate techniques
1. Blocking applications
2. Jump and spin kicks
3. Sparring combinations
4. Closed and open-hand strikes
5. Intermediate Heian katas
B. Physical principles of karate
C. Offensive and defensive strategies of sparring
1. Two–person drills
2. Circle drill
3. Prearranged drills
4. Free–style fighting
6. Perception of attack
D. Elements of karate katas
1. Correct order
2. Meaning of each movement
3. Proper breathing
5. Awareness of target
E. Karate styles
F. Japanese commands and vocabulary
1. Bowing in and out
2. Addressing students and instructor
3. Tournament vocabulary
4. Karate techniques
All lab content is covered in Course Content.
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
Method(s) of Evaluation
A. Direct instructor evaluation of student
B. Physical skills tests
C. Final written exam on Japanese karate vocabulary, commands, and katas
Method(s) of Instruction
Discussion, cooperative learning exercises, laboratory, demonstration.
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Martin, Ashley. The Shotokan Karate Bible: Beginner to Black Belt. 2nd ed. Bloomsbury USA, 2016.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
Assignments covering karate history and famous figures, as well as observing karate classes in local dojos.