PHED 1019

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Catalog Description

This course is designed to teach students the fundamental skills and rules of badminton in order for them to become participants for this lifetime individual activity. More specifically, the course covers the following badminton areas: rules, singles play, doubles play, fundamental skills and techniques, and badminton etiquette. 


Badminton for Beginners by Ralph Ballou, Morton Publishing Company (newest edition)

Expected Educational Results

As a result of successfully completing this course, the student will able to:

  1. Discuss the rules and scoring procedures for both games
  2. Demonstrate the different grips, wrist action, ready position, footwork, and basic shots
  3. Demonstrate badminton strategy (for both games) and etiquette
  4. Improve their cardiorespiratory fitness level

General Education Outcomes

  I. This course addresses General Education Outcome number nine “to apply the basic concepts of health and

     wellness and utilize activities to promote health and fitness”.

Course Content

  1. Overview of the game of badminton (both games)
  2. Rules of badminton
  3. Badminton grips
  4. Wrist Action
  5. Ready Position
  6. Footwork
  7. Stroking Positions, Shots
  8. Badminton Strategy (both games)
  9. Badminton etiquette
10. Cardiorespiratory Activities
11. Pre and post testing for cardiorespiratory endurance