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Course Description

This course utilizes basic kickboxing techniques and physical conditioning in a cardio exercise program. Emphasis will be on student's exercising at a moderate (40% - 50% THR) exertion level. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Courses should be taken in sequential order.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will utilize the Karvonen formula to calculate their target heart rate and then apply their THR to determine the intensity level of their kickboxing workouts.
  • Students will increase their cardiovascular fitness capacity by participating in kickboxing class workouts at 40% - 50% of their THR.
  • Students will demonstrate at least four basic kickboxing punches and at least two basic kickboxing kicks.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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