HHPA 146 : Tennis I

Transcript title

Tennis I

Credits

1

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

30

Other hours

30

Description

Focuses on skill development for beginning tennis players. Students will learn through various drills and court games.

Learning outcomes

1. Explain the relationship between human behavior and health.
2. Engage regularly in skill development, safety practices, and fundamentals of tennis to develop overall physical fitness and enhance sport activities.
3. Develop perspective in the fundamental concepts of tennis: rules, the court, equipment needed, scoring and tennis etiquette.
4. Summarize the basic skills of singles and doubles tennis play.

Content outline

Intro to Tennis I
Grips/Rally drills
Serves/Placement of return of serves
Round Robin Play w/ strategy
Volley Drills
Poaching drills
Lob and Overhead Drills
Down the Line/Cross court drills
Skills Testing
Tournaments

Required materials

Appropriate equipment will be highlighted and discussed in the first class. Equipment must be provided by the student.

Grading methods

This course will include attendance in the grading and may include written work, quizzes, journal projects and other assignments.

General education/Related instruction lists

  • Foundational Skills/Health

Outside of
expected

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