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KIN61A:  SWIM FOR FITNESS - LEVEL 1


Course Description

Designed to develop endurance and improve swimming skills in order to work on one's cardiovascular fitness. Includes use of the dolphin kick and alternate breathing. Intermediate swimming ability is recommended. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Previously listed as KIN 61. Courses should be taken in sequential order.


Learning Outcomes

  • Utilize the dolphin kick and alternate breathing in course workouts.
  • Utilize the freestyle and any other strokes to swim nonstop for a period of 30 minutes.
  • Recognize and value swimming as a physical activity that can be performed throughout life.


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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