Fitness Classes - Fall 2014

Beginning Conditioning at Western Washington UniversityBeginning Conditioning: PE 101

1 credit

CRN 42913 (10 a.m. T/R)
CRN 42915 (8 a.m. M/W)
CRN 41591 (9 a.m. M/W)

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.

Cost: $250 per credit


Group Fitness at Western Washington UniversityBeginning Group Fitness: PE 102

1 credit

CRN 42917 (8 a.m. M/W)

Students will learn about and engage in a variety of group fitness class formats and activities, and gain an understanding of the health and benefits of each.

Cost: $250 per credit

 

 


Beginning Yoga at Western Washington UniversityBeginning Yoga: PE 104

1 credit

CRN 42923 (8 a.m. T/R) | CRN 42920 (9 a.m. T/R)
CRN 42921 (11 a.m. T/R) | CRN 43177 (9 a.m. M/W)
CRN 42922 (10 a.m. M/W)

Enhance health and well-being while learning about the safe and correct way to practice yoga.

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Training at Western Washington UniversityBeginning Weight Training: PE 108

1 credit

CRN 42935 (8 a.m. M/W) | CRN 42936 (10 a.m. M/W)
CRN 42937 (11 a.m. T/R) | CRN 42938 (8 a.m. T/R)

Through lecture and physical participation, students will earn correct lifting and spotting techniques, the basic muscle groups and weight training principles, and understand types of potential injuries and injury prevention.

Cost: $250 per credit


Dance Movement through Culture at WWUZumba: PE 125

1 credit

CRN 44104 (9 a.m. M/W)
CRN 44108 (9 a.m. T/R)
CRN 44109 (1 p.m. T/R)

Dance into fitness with Zumba. This class combines Latin and international rhythms with easy to follow steps focusing on cardiovascular benefits and body toning.

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Badminton: PE 132Beginning Badminton: PE 132

1 credit

CRN 42939 (1 p.m. M/W)

Gain proficiency in basic badminton strokes, and learn the strategies, rules and etiquette of the sport.

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Pickleball: PE 134Beginning Pickleball: PE 134

1 credit

CRN 42941 (9 a.m. T/R)
CRN 42940 (10 a.m. M/W)

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 towards proficiency in basic pickleball strokes (forehand, backhand, lob, drop-shot, dink, deep serve, and short serve)

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Racquetball: PE 139Beginning Racquetball: PE 139

1 credit

CRN 42943 (9 a.m. M/W)

Practice basic shots and learn about the rules, scoring, and etiquette for the various types of racquetball including singles and doubles.

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Ultimate Disc: PE 149

1 credit

CRN 44110 (2 p.m. M/W)

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).

Cost: $250 per credit

 


Beginning Handball: PE 165Beginning Handball: PE 165

1 credit

CRN 42945 (2 p.m. T/R)

Discover the techniques and rules of four wall handball.

Cost: $250 per credit

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Instructor Bio

Ken Starcher began working for WWU in 1971 as a mechanic helper in the Auto Shop.  By 2001 he started teaching Handball courses as part of the Physical Education 100-level program and coached Westerns Handball Collegiate team.  He is now a level four certified instructor and referee. He holds a position on the executive board of the United States Handball Associating as the Northwest Region Representative. 

 

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