Course Outline: KIN 154: Aikido

KIN 154:  AIKIDO

Instructor

Office

Office Hours

Text

Lecture Lab

Course
Description

Prerequisites

Performance Objectives

Edward Sterrett - Sandan

Physical Education Bldg. Room #222    Phone:  (323) 343-xxxx  Email:  Edward@mugenjukudojo.com

Thursday 11:10 AM – 11:30 AM

Aikido Shugyo (available at shindokanbooks.com)

Physical Education Bldg. Room #213, TR 11:40am - 12:30pm

Development of skill and understanding of techniques of Aikido at the beginning level

None

At the completion of the course students will demonstrate the skill and/or knowledge of:

  • General and specific warm-up skills
  • The 6 BasicMovements
  • A selection of Basic Techniques
  • Basic Freestyle Techniques
  • Proper skill progression for basic skills
  • A personal understanding of the principles of Aikido

Note: This class is designed to foster a positive appreciation and enjoyment of the spirit of Judo, regardless of the skill level of the student.

Course Format and Required Materials:
At the start of each session there will be a lecture demonstration proceeded by a general and a specific warm-up. Proper attire for Aikido includes a dogi, but is not necessary. Sweat pants and a thick T-shirt or sweatshirt is recommended. It is possible to make a class purchase of dogis in order to get the lowest price.

SIX BASIC MOVEMENTS

TAI NO HENKO ICHI  
TAI NO HENKO NI  
HIRIKI NO YOSEI ICHI  
HIRIKI NO YOSEI NI  
SHUMATSU DOSA ICHI  
SHUMATSU DOSA NI  

A SELECTION OF BASIC TECHNIQUES TBA

EVALUATION: 

Skills Test  
Essay describing your personal understanding of Aikido  

Final Date:           Tuesday December 10, 2002 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

 *This course outline is tentative and subject to change at the discretion of the instructor.  Any changes will announced/explained in class.  It is the student’s responsibility to be aware of any changes announced in class. 

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