Fitness

PE 101: Beginning Conditioning

1 credit

Typically offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Through lecture and physical practice, students will gain an understanding of the quantity and quality of exercise essential for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular fitness, and flexibility for healthy adults. S/U grading.


PE 104: Beginning Yoga

1 credit

Typically offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Through lecture and physical participation, students will learn and practice yoga correctly and safely while enhancing health and well-being. S/U grading.


PE 106: Intermediate Yoga

1 credit

Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Winter

Students will learn and demonstrate intermediate skills through safe Yoga practice including: flexibility, balance strength, mental focus, concentration, meditation, relaxation, breathing techniques, and vibrant health. S/U grading.


PE 108: Beginning Weight Training

1 credit

Typically offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Through lecture and physical participation, students will learn correct lifting and spotting technique, the basic muscle groups and weight training principles, and understand types of potential injuries and injury prevention. S/U grading.


PE 111: Beginning Pilates

1 credit

Typically offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

A physical movement class designed to stretch, strengthen, and balance the body with focus on postural symmetry, breath control, abdominal strength, and muscular flexibility utilizing methods from the Pilates program. S/U grading.


PE 125: Zumba

1 credit

Typically offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

An interval dance-fitness class that combines Latin and International rhythms with easy to follow steps that focus on cardiovascular benefits and total body toning. S/U grading.


PE 132: Badminton

1 credit

Typically offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduction and practice of the basic skills of both singles and doubles court positioning and strategy, game playing rules, scoring and etiquette. Students will work toward proficiency in basic badminton strokes (forehand, backhand, overhead clear, forehand smash, and short serve). S/U grading.


PE 134: Beginning Pickleball

1 credit

Typically offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduction and practice of the basic skills of both singles and doubles court positioning and strategy, game playing rules, scoring and etiquette. Students will work toward proficiency in basic pickleball strokes (forehand, backhand, lob, drop-shot, dink, deep serve, and short serve). S/U grading.


PE 149: Beginning Ultimate

1 credit

Typically offered: Fall, Spring

Introduction and practice of the basic throwing, catching, offense and defensive skills. Students will gain an understanding of the "spirit of the game," and knowledge of rules and strategies (stacking, flow, cutting, forcing, and defensive set-up). S/U grading.


PE 157: Beginning Skiing/Snowboarding

1 credit

Typically offered: Winter

Introduction and practice of beginning level skiing or snowboarding maneuvering skills and techniques. Students will be graded on effort, progress, overall participation and attitude. S/U grading.


PE 158: Intermediate Skiing/Snowboarding

1 credit

Typically offered: Winter

Introduction and practice of intermediate level skiing or snowboarding maneuvering skills and techniques. Students will be graded on effort, progress, overall participation and attitude. S/U grading.


PE 159: Advanced Skiing/Snowboarding

1 credit

Typically offered: Winter

Introduction and practice of advanced skiing or snowboarding maneuvering skills and techniques. Students will be graded on effort, progress, overall participation and attitude. S/U grading.


PE 168: Beginning Martial Arts

1 credit

Typically offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduction and practice of the foundational principles of Judo and Ju-Jitsu as martial arts, and as they relate to fitness, safe falling, throwing techniques, controlling techniques, and ground techniques. S/U grading.


PE 169: Beginning Self-Defense

1 credit

Typically offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Introduction and practice of personal, physical and mental self-defense skills with significant focus on the use of posture and demeanor to de-escalate potential risk. S/U grading.


PE 170: Beginning Sailing

1 credit

Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

The purpose of the course is to teach students the basics of safe and effective sailing for life long health and enjoyment. Students will learn how to prepare for sailing and safely perform basic sailing skills. S/U grading.


PE 171: Sailboat Racing

1 credit

Typically offered: Fall, Spring

Introduction to collegiate style sailboat racing, including: strategy, boat handling and tactics. Students will receive lectures, demonstrations and use on the water drills to develop the skills and concepts involved in racing. Emphasis on practical application, with racing on the water occurring as often as safe and practical. S/U grading.


PE 175: Beginning Windsurfing

1 credit

Typically offered: Spring, Summer

The purpose of the course is to teach students the basics of safe and effective windsurfing for life-long health and enjoyment. Students will learn how to prepare for windsurfing and safely perform basic windsurfing skills. S/U grading.


PE 177: Basic Kayak Touring

1 credit

Typically offered: Fall, Spring

Course provides an introduction to the basic skills of Kayak Touring. Including boat handling, rescues, navigation, weather, safety tactics, and tide forecasting and trip planning. Instructional emphasis on the water paddling skills. S/U grading.


PE 179: Intermediate Sailing

1 credit

Typically offered: Fall, Spring

Course provides intermediate skills through the use of multiple designs of boats. Techniques for control and efficiency are examined as students learn to sail more complex and challenging boats. With more sophisticated boats and rig adjustments a more sophisticated understanding of the hydro and aerodynamic principals can be gained. S/U grading.


PE 197J: Beginning Kickboxing

1 credit

Typically offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

A physical movement class designed to demonstrate punches, kicks, blocks and evasive maneuvers through a well-rounded workout. Improve strength, balance and endurance while increasing mental awareness with focus on cardiovascular conditioning.


RECR 105: Challenge Facilitation I

1 credit

Typically offered: Fall

Course provides an overview of the theory and application of adventure based programming. Students will be introduced to safety practices, goal setting, framing and debriefing both group and individual challenge activities. Students will practice leading others in challenge learning activities. S/U grading.

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