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Swimming I

LWA 172

Swimming I

LWA 172

Course Description

Develops fundamental swimming and safety skills. Credit may be earned in LW 172 or LWA 172 but not in both. (0-30)

Outcomes and Objectives

Describe and explain the concepts and components of Swimming I.

Objectives:

  • Explain the following physical laws of swimming:
  • Describe and explain the basic rules of water safety and the importance of following these rules.
  • Describe and explain a minimum of five of the physical fitness benefits of swimming on a regular basis.

Demonstrate the concepts and components of Swimming I.

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate the following swimming skills:
  • Demonstrate the following safety skills:
  • Demonstrate a proficiency in endurance by swimming 12 lengths of the pool.
  • Demonstrate the ability to chart their progress through the use of a journal.