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 Course Title:   Advanced Cardio Kickboxing

 Title Abbreviation:   ADV CARDIO KICKBOXING

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    139

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.5

 CIP:    310502

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014

 Course Description  

A continuous cardiovascular program that incorporates advanced punches, kicks, and self-defense moves.


Prerequisite: PE 138 or previous martial arts experience.

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 Elective  

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Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Identify and perform the advanced kicks and punches associated with kickboxing.
  2. Perform kickboxing moves using control and safe form.
  3. Describe and identify cardiovascular exertion ratios relative to their age and weight.
  4. Identify cultural influences of kickboxing origins.

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. Wellness as a lifestyle.
  2. The history of kickboxing.
  3. Fundamentals of anatomy and physiology used in the sport.
  4. Cardiovascular system.
  5. Flexibility and body alignment.