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Kick Boxing

Course NumberLWA 151
Credits1
Lab Hours15
Lecture Hours15
Course DescriptionPresents Kick Boxing as a means of self-defense and conditioning. Provides maximum cardiorespiratory benefits, muscular endurance, speed, and agility in addition to balance, flexibility, and mind/body integration. Credit may be earned in LW 151 or LWA 151 but not in both. (15-15)


Outcomes and Objectives

Describe and explain the concepts and components of Kick Boxing.
Objectives:
  1. List and describe the components of physical fitness and how Kick Boxing can improve each one.
  2. Define and describe cardiac output and stroke volume as it relates to cardio respiratory conditioning.
  3. Define and describe a calorie, a carbohydrate, a fat, a protein, and list recommended daily allowances.
  4. Define and describe the aerobic and anaerobic energy systems and identify activities that use each of them.
  5. Describe and define basic muscular anatomy of the human body and identify various muscles being used while performing Kick Boxing movements.
  6. List the physical and mental benefits from regular participation in a Kick Boxing program.
  7. Define and describe maximum heart rate, resting heart rate, metabolism, and target heart rate.
  8. Describe the importance of a warm-up and cool-down to physical activity.
  9. Recognize and describe various myths related to health and fitness.
  10. List and describe the three basic punches used in Kick Boxing.
  11. List and describe the eight essential kicks used in Kick Boxing.
  12. Describe the five health-related components of fitness and give examples of activities that, when performed, meet criteria for improving each component.
  13. Define and explain the philosophy behind Pilates-based matwork, including the importance of visual imagery and breathing.
  14. Explain the nine principles of Pilates-based matwork.
  15. Explain the importance of a warm-up and cool-down to physical activity.
  16. Identify the following large muscle groups and give examples of strengthening and stretching exercises for: quadriceps, hamstrings, biceps, triceps, rectus abdominis, latissimus dorsi, gastrocnemius, gluteus maximus, pectoralis major, deltoids.

Demonstrate the concepts and components of Kick Boxing.
Objectives:
  1. Demonstrate how to calculate percent of calories from protein, fat, and carbohydrates in a diet.
  2. Demonstrate how to take, monitor, and calculate personal heart rates.
  3. Execute the eight essential kicks used in Kick Boxing, using safe and correct techniques.
  4. Execute the three basic punches used in Kick Boxing, using safe and correct techniques. (*Jab, *Hook, *Upper Cut)
  5. Demonstrate various balance and agility movements used in Kick Boxing.
  6. Demonstrate how to determine, monitor, and calculate exercise heart rates and raining zones.




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