NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
PED 182 - DOWNHILL SKIING II (1 CR.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Refines basic skills of downhill skiing; reviews 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 review basic skills and knowledge of downhill skiing and to improve skills to an intermediate level.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

A. demonstrate basic skills
B. develop intermediate skills
C. develop a higher level of fitness through downhill skiing
MAJOR EEMENTS OF CONTENT A. Conditioning exercises
B. Review of terminology, background, and safety rules
C. Review skills of turning, stopping, getting up, proper use of poles
D. Review of proper clothing, maintenance and care of equipment
E. Parallel turns and stops at an intermediate skill level on intermediate slopes
OPTIONAL ELEMENTS OF CONTENT

Slalom racing

Revised 10/93


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