Advanced Swimming

Course Description

An introduction to Physical Education through skills and techniques for the advanced swimmer. Global and historical development of swimming as a fitness and competitive activity will be discussed. Advanced stroke skills, endurance swimming, racing turns and starts, and spring board diving will be covered. The student will perform skills at a greater speed and distance at an advanced motor skill level. American Red Cross stroke standards will be followed but adaptations will be allowed based on physical ability, age, strength and gender. Students will review basic exercise physiology and nutrition appropriate to swimming.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
44971 KNES 1D 2 M·W···· 11:30 AM-12:20 PM Rachel Catuiza POOLW

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-04-08 to 2019-06-28.

Course Details

0.5 Units
Two hours laboratory for the one-half unit course (24 hours total per quarter); three hours laboratory for the one unit course (36 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
KNES 1C or KNES 1CX, or equivalent swimming skills.
EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211), or ESL 272 and 273.

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