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 Course Title:   Advanced Karate

 Title Abbreviation:   ADVANCED KARATE

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    137

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    310502

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014

 Course Description  

Detailed and specific refinement and mental approach to art.


Prerequisite: colored belt in GoJuRyu.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 44

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. Create a physical fitness which lasts throughout the student's life.

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. Writing of definitions of Karate, GoJu Ryu, Kiai and kata.
  2. List and demonstrate kicks, blocks and strikes in Kihon I, II, and III.
  3. List and demonstrate techniques in Kihon Ido and Neko Ashi Ido.
  4. Demonstrate katas from Jodan I to Mawashi Uke II.
  5. Demonstrate Gekisai I and II.
  6. Demonstrate Sanchin and Tensho Katas.
  7. Demonstrate 25 knuckle pushups; perform warm up exercises in 20 minutes.
  8. Demonstrate offensive and defensive fighting style against an opponent using contro and clear snapping techniques.
  9. Maintain physical and mental fitness by practicing GOJU RYU karate at least twice a week.
  10. Able to obtain 70% accuracy on a written test.