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COURSE NUMBER: KINS 237
COURSE TITLE: Introduction to Badminton
NAME OF INSTRUCTOR: Jordan Richey
CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION: credits 3(hrs lect 0 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 3)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course includes basic instruction in badminton. Content will include the theory and practice of the fundamental skills with an overview of history, strategies, training rules and
regulations.  Emphasis  is  divided  equally  between  skill acquisition and the teaching of basic skills as required by the National Coaching Certification program (NCCP). Students
who successfully fulfill these requirements will receive certification as an NCCP Community Coach.
MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:
Rules Test 10%
Final Exam 30%
Skill Assessment 50%
Warm-up/Attendance 10%
100%
COURSE OBJECTIVES:
  • To develop the basic psychomotor skills of the game of Badminton.
  • To Introduce students to a number of theoretical aspects of Badminton.
  • To promote lifelong participation and development of a positive attitude toward the sport of badminton.
COURSE OUTLINE: Most of the following topics will be covered through class lectures and/or activities.
1.  Laws of Badminton
2.  Grip
3.  Footwork
4.  Overhead Clear
5.  Drop Shot
6.  Smash
7.  Backhand 
8.  Net shots
9.  Singles Serve
10. Doubles Serve
11. Singles Strategy
12. Doubles Strategy


Required texts, assignments, and grade distributions may vary from one offering of this course to the next. Please consult the course instructor for up to date details.

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