Fitness Classes - Spring 2014

Beginning Conditioning at Western Washington UniversityBeginning Conditioning: PE 101

1 credit
CRN 23676 (8 a.m. T/R) | CRN 21581 (9 a.m. T/R)
CRN 23642 (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 20868 (10 a.m. T/R)

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 23644 (8 a.m. T/R) | CRN 23643 (9 a.m. T/R)
CRN 23646 (9 a.m. M/W) | CRN 20872 (10 a.m. T/R)
CRN 23647 (10 a.m. M/W) | CRN 23645 (11 a.m. T/R)

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

Cost: $250 per credit


Challenge FitnessChallenge Facilitation I: RECR 105

1 credit
CRN 23674

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.

Cost: $250 per credit

 


Beginning Training at Western Washington UniversityBeginning Weight Training: PE 108

1 credit
CRN 23648 (8 a.m. MW) | CRN 23649 (11 a.m. M/W)
CRN 23650 (11 a.m. M/W) | CRN 22056 (11 a.m. T/R)


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.

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Badminton: PE 132 Beginning Badminton: PE 132

1 credit
CRN 23651 (1 p.m. M/W)

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

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Pickleball: PE 134 Beginning Pickleball: PE 134

1 credit
CRN 23653 (9 a.m. M/W) | CRN 23652 (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 toward proficiency in basic pickleball strokes (forehand, backhand, lob, drop-shot, dink, deep serve, and short serve)

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Racquetball: PE 139 Beginning Racquetball: PE 139

1 credit
CRN 23653 (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

 


Ultimate Disc – PE 149

1 credit
CRN 23294 (11 a.m. M/W) | CRN 23654 (10 a.m. T/R)

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 165 Beginning Handball: PE 165

1 credit
CRN 23655 (2 p.m. T/R)

Discover the techniques and rules of four wall handball.

Cost: $250 per credit

Read Western Today's article on handball

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. 


Beginning Martial Arts: PE 168 Beginning Martial Arts: PE 168

1 credit
CRN 23656 (10 a.m. M/W) | CRN 23657 (11 a.m. M/W)

Understand the foundational principles of Judo and Ju-Jitsu as martial arts, and how they relate to fitness. Learn various techniques including safe falling, throwing and controlling.

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Self-Defense: PE 169 Beginning Self-Defense: PE 169

1 credit
CRN 23658 (10 a.m. T/R) | CRN 23659 (11 a.m. T/R)

Practice personal, physical and mental self-defense skills with significant focus on the use of posture and demeanor to de-escalate potential risks.

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Sailing: PE 170Beginning Sailing: PE 170

1 credit
CRN 23660 (2:30-4:30 T) | CRN 23661 (4:30-6:30 T)
CRN 23662 (2:30-4:30 R) | CRN 23663 (4:30-6:30 R)

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. This course is located at Western’s Lakewood facility.

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Sailboat Racing: PE 171Beginning Sailboat Racing: PE 171

1 credit
CRN 23664 (2:30-4:30 M)

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. This course is located at Western’s Lakewood facility.Prerequisites: PE170 or PE179 or instructor permission.

Cost: $250 per credit


Basic Kayak TouringBasic Kayak Touring: PE 177

1 credit
CRN 23665 (2:30-4:30 T) | CRN 23666 (4:30-6:30 T)
CRN 23667 (2:30-4:30 R) | CRN 23668 (4:30-6:30 R)

Course provides an introduction to the basic skills of Kayak Touring. Including boat handling, rescues, navigation, weather, safety topics, and tide forecasting and trip planning. Instructional emphasis on the water paddling skills. This course is located at Western’s Lakewood facility.

Cost: $250 per credit


SailingIntermediate Sailing: PE 179

1 credit
CRN 23673 (2:30-4:30 W)

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. This course is located at Western’s Lakewood facility.

Prerequisites: PE170 or instructor permission

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Windsurfing – PE 175

1 credit
CRN 23669 (2:30-4:30 T) | CRN 23670 (4:30-6:30 T)
CRN 23671 (2:30-4:30 R) | CRN 23672 (4:30-6:30 R)

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. This course is located at Western’s Lakewood facility.

Cost: $250 per credit


Dance Movement through Culture at WWUZumba: PE 197F

1 credit
CRN 23678 (9 a.m. T/R) | CRN 23679 (10 a.m. T/R) OR
CRN 23680 (11 a.m. T/R) | CRN 23681 (11 a.m. W/F)

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

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Summer 2014

Group Fitness at Western Washington University

Beginning Group Fitness: PE 102

1 credit
CRN 30808 (10 a.m. T/R)

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: $239 per credit

 

 


Dance Movement through Culture at WWUZumba: PE 197

1 credit
CRN 31361 (8 a.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: $239 per credit

 


Beginning Yoga at Western Washington UniversityBeginning Yoga: PE 104

1 credit
CRN 30812 (9 a.m. M/W)

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

Cost: $239 per credit


Beginning Sailing: PE 170

1 credit
CRN 30831 (1:30-3:30 T/R)
CRN 30834 (3:30-5:30 T/R)

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.

This course is located at Western’s Lakewood facility.

Cost: $239 per credit


Beginning Windsurfing: PE 175

1 credit
CRN 30832 (1:30-3:30 T/R)
CRN 30835 (3:30-5:30 T/R)

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 preform basic windsurfing skills.

This course is located at Western’s Lakewood facility.

Cost: $239 per credit


Basic Kayak TouringBasic Kayak Touring: PE 177

1 credit
CRN 30836 (3:30-5:30 T/R)
CRN 31254 (1:30-3:30 T/R)

This course provides an introduction to the basic skills of Kayak Touring. Including boat handling, rescues, navigation, weather, safety topics, and tide forecasting and trip planning. Instructional emphasis on the water paddling skills.

This course is located at Western’s Lakewood facility.

Cost: $239 per credit

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