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ATH12B:  FUNDAMENTALS OF FOOTBALL


Course Description

The administration and organization of a football program involving practice schedules, personnel, equipment, scouting, conditioning, weight training, and football drills. May be repeated once for credit. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Previously listed as PE 12B and KIN 12B. ADVISORY: PE 12A or KIN 12A or ATH 12A.


Learning Outcomes

  • The student will describe and demonstrate the mechanics for the following blocking and tackling skills: reach block, cut block, partner tackling, and tackling while stripping the football.
  • The student will apply the rules, advanced strategies, and advanced offensive, defensive, and special teams theories in game-like situations.
  • The student will develop and implement a practice plan.


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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