Academic Catalog

PHED 43A: ULTIMATE I

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 Team 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

Description

Designed to enhance the student's skills and abilities in Ultimate Frisbee. Emphasis will be placed on cardiovascular and muscular fitness. This course is progressive; the intensity increases as the individual improves abilities.

Course Objectives

The student will be able to:
A. Improve throwing skills.
B. Refine forehand and backhand throwing skills.
C. Apply the technical rules of Ultimate Frisbee.
D. Improve defensive skills.
E. Improve cardiovascular endurance.
F. Gain skills that will enhance enjoyment and knowledge about the game of Ultimate Frisbee.

Course Content

A. Basic skills: throwing forehand/backhand, catching.
B. Teaching cuts and formations.
C. Basic defensive concepts on how to defend.
D. Basic offensive strategies.
E. Technical rules: fouls, violations, and picks; stall counts and contested fouls.

Lab Content

A. Basic skills: throwing forehand/backhand, catching.
B. Teaching cuts and formations.
C. Basic defensive concepts on how to defend.
D. Basic offensive strategies.
E. Technical rules: fouls, violations, and picks; stall counts and contested fouls.

Special Facilities and/or Equipment

Throwing disc and related equipment to Ultimate Frisbee.

Method(s) of Evaluation

A. Collaborative group work
B. Demonstrations observed by instructor
C. Group discussions
D. Written quizzes: written and practical tests which demonstrate the student's ability to learn and apply skills and concepts in accordance with minimum standards established by the instructor
E. Class participation

Method(s) of Instruction

A. Class activities
B. Class discussions
C. Collaborative group work
D. Demonstrations
E. Evaluation
F. Group discussions
G. Guided instruction
H. Laboratory
I. Lecture
J. Observation
1. Demonstration/description of skills
2. Specific drills to reinforce skills
3. Participation by the students

Representative Text(s) and Other Materials

Leonardo, Pasquale Anthony. Ultimate: The Greatest Sport Ever Invented by Man. Breakaway Books, 2014.

 

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

A. Assigned handouts

B. Written exams

C. Class surveys

D. Practice skills acquired

 

Discipline(s)

Physical Education