Academic Catalog

PHED 37A: INTERMEDIATE BADMINTON: SINGLES & DOUBLES

Foothill College Course Outline of Record

Foothill College Course Outline of Record
Heading Value
Units: 1
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
Transferable: CSU/UC
Grade Type: Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)
Repeatability: Not Repeatable

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the intermediate fundamentals of badminton
  • Preform with increasing degree of proficiency the offensive and defensive skill of badminton.

Description

Focus on the strategies of singles and doubles play. Includes serving long and short, forehand smashes, drop shots, angle play and doubles formations.

Course Objectives

The student will be able to:
A. identify the equipment, rules, and etiquette of badminton.
B. practice intermediate fundamental skills.
C. recognize offensive and defensive strategy.
D. utilize proper footwork and racquet grips.
E. demonstrate intermediate overhead and underhand strokes.
F. increase levels of fitness and hand-eye coordination.
G. identify modified court positions.
H. analyze court awareness with shot selection and placement.

Course Content

A. Terminology, equipment, and rules of badminton
1. Racquets and types of shuttlecocks
2. Dimensions--type of play
3. Etiquette and general play
B. Intermediate skills
1. Grips--forehand and backhand
2. Arm and wrist positioning
3. Underhand and overhead strokes
4. Footwork
C. Strategy
1. Singles
2. Doubles
3. Offensive
4. Defensive

Lab Content

A. Forehand
B. Backhand
C. Serving long and short
D. Overhead smashes
E. Drop shots
F. Doubles rotation
G. Angle play

Special Facilities and/or Equipment

Badminton racquet and shuttlecocks.

Method(s) of Evaluation

A. Individual and team participation
B. Sportsmanship
C. Critical thinking in competitive game play
D. Demonstration of rules and etiquette of badminton
E. Participation and demonstration game fundamentals
F. Video analysis

Method(s) of Instruction

A. Explanation
B. Demonstration
C. Video

Representative Text(s) and Other Materials

Wadood, Tariq. Badminton Essentials. Create Space Independent Publishing Platform, 2014.

 

Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments

Optional writing and exercises based on recommended reading.

 

Discipline(s)

Physical Education