PHED 33: BEGINNING TABLE TENNIS
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
- Demonstrate the basic fundamentals of table tennis play.
- Preform with an increasing degree of proficiency the offensive and defensive skills of table tennis.
The student will be able to:
A. identify the equipment, rules and etiquette of table tennis.
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 table tennis
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 table tennis
E. Participation and demonstration of game fundamentals
Method(s) of Instruction
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Hodges, Larry. More Table Tennis Tips. Create Space Independent Publishing Platform, 2017.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
Optional writing exercises based on recommended reading.