ESS-102f Fundamentals of Soccer

Course Description:
This class emphasizes the development of beginning soccer skills, knowledge of game rules, soccer team tactics, and systems of play. Course topics also include evaluation of current fitness levels, and injury prevention specific to soccer.

A. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOs)

The student will be able to:
1.  Determine healthy lifestyles by describing the value of physical activity to a healthful lifestyle and participating in regular physical activity for at least one semester.
2.  Demonstrate professionalism, interpersonal skills, teamwork, leadership and          decision making skills.

B.        STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) – GENERAL:
The student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate the basic knowledge in soccer including the origin of the sport, equipments and materials, rules of the game, and basic coaching and officiating.
    2. Demonstrate the fundamental skills in soccer and identify their strengths and weaknesses in their fitness level. 
    3. Acquire the principles of training that help them to prevent injuries  and improve their performance through active participation in the activities.
    4. Exhibit the values of sportsmanship, teamwork and camaraderie and demonstrate the basic knowledge in coaching / officiating and administration in sports activities or mini-tournament. (Oceania Sports Education Program - OSEP)

SLO

PLO1

PLO2

1

ID

I

2

IDM

ID

3

ID

ID

4

D

IDM

I = Introduced
D = Demonstrated
M = Mastered

C.        STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) – SPECIFIC:
The student will be able to: 

General SLO 1.  Demonstrate the basic knowledge in soccer including the origin of the sport, equipments and materials, rules of the game, and basic coaching and officiating.

  1.                        Student Learning Outcomes
  2.  

Assessment Strategies

1.1. Explain the history and origin of the sport soccer.

Quiz

1.2. List and give the characteristics of the equipment and materials used in soccer.

Quiz

1.3. Illustrate and give the measurements of the playing court.

Written output

1.4. Explain and interpret correctly the basic rules of the game as applied in coaching and officiating.

Quiz
Practicum with rubrics

General SLO 2.  Demonstrate the fundamental skills in soccer and identify strengths and weaknesses in fitness level.

  1.                        Student Learning Outcomes
  2.  

Assessment Strategies

2.1. Enumerate and demonstrate the different skills for soccer: Dribbling, kicking, goal keeping, heading.

Practicum with rubrics

2.2. Execute the proper mechanics and body motions in playing soccer.

Practicum with rubrics

2.3. Identify common soccer injuries, preventive measures, and basic treatment.  

Quiz
(oral and written evaluation)

2.4. Execute correctly the different kinds of shooting and strokes in playing; Demonstrate offensive footwork, including running, stopping, ball control, passing, shooting, heading, and goal keeping.

Practicum with rubrics

2.5. Identify their strengths and weaknesses for sports related fitness through testing of agility & speed (via T-test), cardio-respiratory           endurance (via Rockport test), flexibility (via sit and reach test), and   power (via Vertical jump test).

Pre-post physical fitness testing
Separate manual for performance target
as rubrics

General SLO 3. Acquire the principles of training that help them to prevent injuries and improve performance through active participation in the activities.

  1.                        Student Learning Outcomes
  2.  

Assessment Strategies

3.1.Identify the common exercises and training program applied for soccer

Practicum-tournament competition
Actual officiating the game

3.2.Perform lead up games to improve the skills in soccer

Practicum-tournament competition
Actual officiating the game

3.3. Explain and demonstrate correctly the basic training applied in soccer.

 

Practicum-tournament competition
Written test
Actual officiating the game

3.4.Identify the common exercises and training program applied for soccer

Practicum-tournament competition

               
General SLO 4. Exhibit the values of sportsmanship, teamwork and camaraderie and    demonstrate the basic knowledge in coaching / officiating and administration in sports activities or mini-tournament. (Oceania Sports Education Program - OSEP)

  1.                        Student Learning Outcomes
  2.  

Assessment Strategies

4.1.Exhibit the values of sportsmanship and apply the rules of the game in coaching and officiating a mini-tournament competition;

Practicum with rubrics

4.2. Participate actively in a mini-tournament by administering sport tournament draws as learning experience.

Practicum-tournament competition
Written output: ramifying teams into single elimination, double elimination and round robin

4.3. Demonstrate proper techniques in coaching and make accurate judgment as a referee during the game. Participate in a mini-tournament demonstrating the offense and defense as taught.

Practicum with rubrics

 

D.        COURSE CONTENT
Brief history of Soccer
Fitness assessments
Laws of the game
Footwork/Offensive line
Motion offense
Shooting
Motion Offense
Footwork/Defense
Team defense
Team defense
Game strategy: offense
Game strategy: defense
Game strategy: transition
Soccer tournament
Post-assessments

E.        METHODS OF INSTRUCTION
Demonstration, participation in mini-tournament, lecture, individual assignments, film showing.

F.         Required Text(s) and COURSE Materials
Herbst, D. Soccer: How to play the game: The official playing and coaching manual of the United States Soccer Federation. Universe Publishing; 1999.(or most recent edition)

Exercise towel, bottled water, appropriate attire (loose-fitting, comfortable clothing that allows a full range of motion around all of the joints of the body), and a wire-bound notebook.  Students who come to class without water will NOT be allowed to participate in activity.

G.        REFERENCE MATERIALS
Luxbacher, J. A. (1996). Soccer: Steps to success: Steps to success activity series (2nd ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.(or most recent edition)
Simon, M.J., & Reeves, J.A. (Eds). (1999). Soccer restart plays (2nd ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.( or most recent edition)
Federated International Football Association: www.fifa.com
How to play Soccer: www.howplaysoccer.com

H.        INSTRUCTIONAL COSTS
None

I.          EVALUATION
None

J.         CREDIT BY EXAMINATION
None

 

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