NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
PED 139 - ICE SKATING (1 CR.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Introduces the skills of figure skating with emphasis on form. Includes equipment selection and safety. Lecture 1 hour.  Laboratory 1 hour.  Total 2 hours per week.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

The purpose of this course to acquire skills and gain knowledge about ice skating as a recreational activity.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

A. skate forward and backward
B. stop while moving forward or backward.
C. balance on one foot while moving forward
D. crossover in either direction
E. know correct terminology for movements learned.
F. demonstrate condition and warm-up activities
MAJOR ELEMENTS OF CONTENT A. Equipment selection.
B. Safety and conditioning
C. Forward and back sculling
D. Snowplow stop
E. Forward and backward push-glide
F. One-foot glide
G. Crossovers, both directions
OPTIONAL ELEMENTS OF CONTENT A. Backward crossovers
B. 3 turns
C. Spins
D. Hockey skills
E. Jumps
Revised 10/93

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