PHED 33B: ADVANCED 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
- Ability to preform the advanced skills of table tennis.
- Show and increased knowledge of the advanced skills of game play with increasing knowledge of offensive and defensive strategies at an advanced level.
The student will be able to:
A. identify the equipment, rules, and etiquette of table tennis.
B. serve using spins to set up their next shot.
C. recognize offensive and defensive strategy.
D. utilize proper footwork and grips.
E. demonstrate advanced forehand and backhand strokes.
F. increase levels of fitness and hand-eye coordination.
G. identify modified table positions.
H. analyze table awareness with shot selection and placement.
I. understand why fitness, flexibility, and nutrition are vital to playing table tennis at a high level.
J. understand how to constructing points will lead to winning.
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. Advanced skills
1. Grips--forehand and backhand
2. Arm and wrist positioning
3. Forehand and backhand strokes, spins
5. Conditioning drills
6. Point construction
7. Hydration and nutrition
C. Serving long and short
E. Drop shots
F. Angle play
G. Double rotation
H. Point construction
I. Using flexibility as an advantage
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 table tennis
E. Participation and game play
F. Video analysis
G. Fitness analysis
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.