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PEA 174 - Tennis I

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open
Introduction to basic skills (forehand, backhand, service, and volley) and basic knowledge of game play.
Competencies
  1. Participate in the drills that are used to perfect agility and skill when playing the game
  2. Describe a brief history of the game
  3. Demonstrate comprehension of the basic rules and court markings of tennis
  4. Display proper etiquette in tennis
  5. Demonstrate the knowledge of scoring a game, set, and match
  6. Identify the various grips used in tennis
    1. Practice eastern, continental and western forehand grips
    2. Practice eastern and two handed backhand grips
  7. Demonstrate competence in basic footwork, backswing, forward swing, and follow-through
  8. Perform the basic skills of the serve
    1. Practice the backswing, toss and elbow bend
    2. Practice making contact with the ball
    3. Practice the follow-through
  9. Display basic ability to lob and volley
  10. Participate in the various tournaments that will be organized to provide playing opportunities for the class
  11. Explain selected terminology used in tennis
  12. Demonstrate ability to play both singles and doubles



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