NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
PED 181 - DOWNHILL SKIING I (1 CR.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Teaches basic skills of downhill skiing, selection and use of equipment, terminology and safety rules. Includes field experience. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 1 hour.  Total 2 hours per week.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

The purpose of this course is to teach basic skills and experience downhill skiing.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

A. perform fundamental skills of downhill skiing
B. understand the terminology and gain knowledge pertaining to skiing and equipment.
C. develop a high level of fitness through downhill skiing.
MAJOR ELEMENTS OF CONTENT A. Conditioning exercises
B. Terminology
C. Safety rules
D. Skills, turning, stopping, getting up, proper use of poles, getting on and off ski left
E. Proper equipment and clothing
F. Maintenance and care of equipment
G. Field trips
Revised 10/93

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