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 Course Title:   Advanced Swimming

 Title Abbreviation:   ADV SWIMMING

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    107

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.5

 CIP:    310598

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014

 Course Description  

Advanced strokes will be covered with special attention given to endurance and form.


Prerequisite: PE 106 or ability to swim 100 yards with a variety of strokes.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Perfect their swimming strokes
  2. Present advanced swimming strokes
  3. Build up endurance in swimming
  4. Present advanced dives
  5. Participate in competitive swimming

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.2 Analyze issues and develop questions within a discipline.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.3 Demonstrate effective listening skills.

4. Community & Cultural Diversity

Definition: Recognizing the value of human communities and cultures from multiple perspectives through a critical understanding of their similarities and differences.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
4.2 Understand, value and respect human differences and commonalities as they relate to issues of race, social class, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities and culture.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.1 Identify ethical and healthy choices and apply these personally, socially, academically, and professionally.

Course Contents

  1. Review
    • Breast stroke
    • Elementary back stroke
    • Side stroke
    • Back crawl
    • Butterfly
  2. Overarm side stroke
  3. Trudgen crawl
  4. Cork screw
  5. Double Trudgen crawl
  6. Life saving stroke
  7. Underwater breast stroke
  8. Dives
    • Running front somersault
    • Back jackknife
  9. Review
    • Front dive
    • Front jackknife
    • Plain back dive
    • Swan dive