Kick BoxingLWA 151
Presents Kick Boxing as a means of self-defense and conditioning. Provides maximum cardiorespiratory benefits, muscular endurance, speed, and agility in addition to balance, flexibility, and mind/body integration. Credit may be earned in LW 151 or LWA 151 but not in both. (15-15)
Outcomes and Objectives
Describe and explain the concepts and components of Kick Boxing.
- List and describe the components of physical fitness and how Kick Boxing can improve each one.
- Define and describe cardiac output and stroke volume as it relates to cardio respiratory conditioning.
- Define and describe a calorie, a carbohydrate, a fat, a protein, and list recommended daily allowances.
- Define and describe the aerobic and anaerobic energy systems and identify activities that use each of them.
- Describe and define basic muscular anatomy of the human body and identify various muscles being used while performing Kick Boxing movements.
- List the physical and mental benefits from regular participation in a Kick Boxing program.
- Define and describe maximum heart rate, resting heart rate, metabolism, and target heart rate.
- Describe the importance of a warm-up and cool-down to physical activity.
- Recognize and describe various myths related to health and fitness.
- List and describe the three basic punches used in Kick Boxing.
- List and describe the eight essential kicks used in Kick Boxing.
- Describe the five health-related components of fitness and give examples of activities that, when performed, meet criteria for improving each component.
- Define and explain the philosophy behind Pilates-based matwork, including the importance of visual imagery and breathing.
- Explain the nine principles of Pilates-based matwork.
- Explain the importance of a warm-up and cool-down to physical activity.
- Identify the following large muscle groups and give examples of strengthening and stretching exercises for: quadriceps, hamstrings, biceps, triceps, rectus abdominis, latissimus dorsi, gastrocnemius, gluteus maximus, pectoralis major, deltoids.
Demonstrate the concepts and components of Kick Boxing.
- Demonstrate how to calculate percent of calories from protein, fat, and carbohydrates in a diet.
- Demonstrate how to take, monitor, and calculate personal heart rates.
- Execute the eight essential kicks used in Kick Boxing, using safe and correct techniques.
- Execute the three basic punches used in Kick Boxing, using safe and correct techniques. (*Jab, *Hook, *Upper Cut)
- Demonstrate various balance and agility movements used in Kick Boxing.
- Demonstrate how to determine, monitor, and calculate exercise heart rates and raining zones.