PEG408: Combat Sp (2013-2014)
CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Physical Education
COURSE TITLE: Combative Sports
CALENDAR YEAR: 2013-2014
GRADE LEVEL: 10-12
COURSE LENGTH: 36 weeks
Major Concepts/Content: This elective course can be a semester or year-long course and provides a variety of opportunities for students to demonstrate martial arts knowledge and competencies in motor skills, movement patterns and strategies needed to perform a variety of associated physical activities. Students will achieve a level of physical fitness for health and performance. This course allows students to demonstrate knowledge of psychological and sociological concepts, principles, and strategies as they apply to learning and performance of physical activity.
Major Instructional Activities: This course is designed to give students the opportunity to learn martial arts concepts and conditioning techniques for obtaining optimal physical fitness. Students will benefit from comprehensive skill development and strategies associated with martial arts. Students will also learn the basic fundamentals of safety, falls, stances, strikes, kicks and counter-moves. This course includes both lecture and activity sessions. Students will be empowered to make wise choices, meet challenges, and develop positive behaviors in fitness and movement activity for a lifetime.
Major Evaluative Techniques: Multiple assessment strategies are used to enable students to demonstrate their martial arts skill levels; individual demonstrations, group routines or sparring sessions.
Course Notes: Course can be adapted as required for students with disabilities.