TR 7:50-8:20 a.m., PE 120 (Lecture), 8:25-9:45 a.m. Cal State LA, Tennis Courts,
Daniel Frankl, Ph.D., Professor
OFFICE LOCATION AND PHONE NUMBER:
PE 230, Tel. (323) 343-4662 FAX: (323) 343-6482
Office Hours for Fall '04:
MW 7:00-7:45 a.m. & TW 3:30-4:30 a.m.
(other days/times available by appointment)
I. COURSE DESCRIPTION:
An introductory course presenting fundamental instructional methods to the
organization and teaching of tennis and badminton at the elementary and high
school levels. In addition, warm-up and cool-down procedures,
as well as conditioning for sport participation and health-related fitness
will be covered. Academic credit: 3.0 credits.
KIN 310 -- Written Communications for Kinesiology, KIN 315 -- Early Infusion in Physical Education, and
KIN 319 -- Instructional Strategies in Physical Education (or contact instructor).
III. PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:
- At the completion of the course students will:
- know the requirements for beginner level skills and game strategies of
the games of Badminton and tennis.
- get exposed to singles and doubles play
- improve body control and kinesthetic awareness through basic
badminton and tennis skills.
- become familiar with the history, game and etiquette rules,
and the scoring system of badminton and tennis.
- be able to effectivly organize and teach beginning badminton and tennis
classes in physical education settings
- be able to develop badminton and tennis curricula that promote these
games as a carryover endeavor for all-around life-long physical activity.
A. REQUIRED TEXT:
- Mood, D., Musker, F. F., & Rink, J. E. (2003). Sports and recreational
activities (13th ed.). Boston, MA: WCB McGraw-Hill. (ISBN#: 0-07-247503-X) (1999, 12th ed. of this text is OK)
- Brown, J. (1989). Teaching tennis: Steps to success. Champaign, IL:
- Bryant, J. (1997). Beginning Racquetball (4th Ed). Englewood, CO: Morton.
- Dugas, E. A., Fabian, L., Haywood, J., et. al. (1989). Badminton made
simple. Dubuque, IA: eddie bowers. (ISBN#: 0-912855-92-4)
- Gould, D. (2000). Tennis, anyone? (6th ed.). Mountain View,
CA: Mayfield. (ISBN#: 0-7674-1163-3)
See instructor manual for a comprehensive list of additional
B. COURSE FORMAT AND REQUIRED COURSE MATERIALS:
Lecture/discussion, and activity sessions.
PROPER ATTIRE IS A MUST FOR ON COURT SESSIONS!
V. POLICIES AND PROCEDURES:
Attendance, punctuality, and active participation in lecture and on court
sessions is expected. Students are responsible for class or additional
reading materials whether present or not during actual lecture or skills
sessions. Since each skills session is evaluated individually missed
sessions will be deducted from the total skills sessions' grade. Late
assignments and papers will be penalized. There will be no make-ups for
Class Format: Oral presentation, general & specific warm-up, review
drills, daily topic, games, cool-down, and questions and answers.
Equipment & Clothing: Students must provide their own racquet and
two UNOPENED cans of tennis balls (3 balls per can). Athletic
type tennis shoes are also required. For safety reasons, those not properly
attired will not be allowed to participate.
- On rainy days class shall meet in PE 120.
- Medical problems: see instructor immediately.
VI. WRITTEN ASSIGNMENTS:
Students are required to create a resource manual on one of the presented
racket sport activities. The student resource manual must contain, but is not
- Cover Page
- Table of Contents
- A brief description and history of the sport
- Summary of game rules, regulations, and etiquette
- Outline of fundamental skills progressions
- Fundamentals of game strategies
- Effective organizational and instructional strategies
- Game related terminology
|Quizzes (3) @ (5%)
||95% - 100% = A
||85% - 89% = B+
||80% - 84% = B
||75% - 79% = C+
||70% - 74% = C
||65% - 69% = C-
||60% - 64% = D
||56% - 59% = D-
||00% - 55% = F
||TENNIS: Orientation, course outline,
||Warm-up & ball gymnastics.
Ready Position. The Forehand Drive: The grip, backswing,
footwork, contact & follow-through (practice the one hit rally
from the service line).
||The forehand drive: cross-court
and down-the-line shots. Emphasis on dept and accuracy
(practice from the baseline)
||The Backhand drive: The grip,
backswing, footwork, contact & follow-through (practice
the one-hit rally from the service line).
Protecting your skin and eyes from
the sun while on the tennis court.
| Chapter 2|
||The two-handed Backhand drive:
The grip, backswing, footwork, contact, follow-through (practice
the one hit rally from the service line).
The Flat Serve: The grip, Stance, Ball Toss, Backswing, Forward
Swing to Contact, and follow-Through.
Fitness principles for Tennis.
||The Return of the Serve. Forehand
and backhand "Forever Rally" from the
service and base lines. Nutritional
and Rehydration Principles for Tennis.
||The Volley: Grip, Stance,
Backswing, Forward Swing to Contact,
Follow-Through and Finish.
||Singles play and strategies.
Flexibility and Speed for Tennis
Doubles play and strategies. Mini Games.
RACQUETBALL: Court, Equipment, Safety and Resources
||Special Strokes & Shots
||Court Etiquette and Interpreting Rules
||Tournament Play - Round Robin
Daniel Frankl, Ph.D.
questions and/or comments;
Daniel Frankl, Ph.D., Professor
School of Kinesiology and Nutritional Science
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8162
Phone: (323) 343-4662
Fax: (323) 343-6482