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HPE 142 - Aerobic Kickboxing

Credits: 2
3 Activity Hours

Aerobic kickboxing takes the music and rhythm of a “traditional” aerobics class and combines it with the techniques of Modern Kickboxing, providing a safe, non-contact aerobic workout. Students are led through and learn various aerobic routines as well as basic fitness principles.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Exhibit new knowledge in the foundation of the 5 components of fitness including cardiovascular conditioning, muscular strength training, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition.
  2. Track heart rate zones including target, maximum and resting heart rates.
  3. Name basic kickboxing terminology.
  4. Illustrate hand and leg techniques necessary for safe aerobic kickboxing.
Listed Topics
  1. Determining target, maximum and resting heart rates
  2. Heart rate reserve
  3. Proper training heart rate zone
  4. Where and how to check for pulse before, during and after exercise.
  5. Basic kickboxing terminology
  6. Hand and leg techniques
  7. Footwork
  8. Body movements
  9. Defensive combinations
Reference Materials
Pertinent handouts and or text as designated by instructor.
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 04/13/2007

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