ESS-102tt Table Tennis

Course Description: This is a semester-long course designed to improve cardiovascular endurance, speed, agility, flexibility and discipline through the individual & team sport of Table Tennis, to give students an appreciation of the role regular physical activity plays in the quality of life.  Students will learn basic  information such as the origin of the sport, equipments and materials and  skills necessary to play table tennis, including hand-eye co-ordination, physical training, introduction to sports sciences, sports management/organization and team work.  Course topics also include evaluation of current fitness levels, injury prevention and nutrition specific to table tennis and other sports.

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. Acquire the basic knowledge in table tennis which includes the origin of the sport, equipments and materials, rules of the game.
2. Demonstrate the fundamental skills in table tennis.
3. Identify their strengths and weaknesses in their fitness level and 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 (OSEP).

SLO

PLO1

PLO2

1

ID

ID

2

IDM

IDM

3

ID

ID

4

ID

ID

I = Introduced
D = Demonstrated
M = Mastered

C. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOS)-SPECIFIC:
The student will be able to:

General SLO 1. Acquire and demonstrate the basic knowledge in table tennis which includes the origin of the sport, equipments and materials, rules of the game.  


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

1.1. Explain the history and origin of the sport table tennis;

quiz

1.2. List and give the characteristics of the equipment and materials used in table tennis;

Quiz, recitation

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

Written output

 

General SLO 2. Demonstrate the fundamental skills in table tennis. 


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

2.1. Enumerate and demonstrate the different skills for table tennis;

Quiz / demonstration/practicum
Needs improvement – 1; progressing- 2; proficient-3; advanced-4

2.2. Execute the proper mechanics and body motions in playing table tennis;

Demonstration/practicum
Needs improvement – 1; progressing- 2; proficient-3; advanced-4

2.3. Conduct game-based activities and
training to improve their performance
during actual game;

Demonstration/practicum
Needs improvement – 1; progressing- 2; proficient-3; advanced-4

2.4. Execute correctly the different kinds of service and strokes in playing;

Demonstration/practicum
Needs improvement – 1; progressing- 2; proficient-3; advanced-4

General SLO 3. Identify their strengths and weaknesses in their fitness level and acquire the principles of training that help them to prevent injuries and improve their performance through active participation in the activities.


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

3.1Identify 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

3.2Describe the importance of physical preparation and identify the necessary measures for sports injury prevention;

Recitation, quiz,

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. (OSEP)


Student Learning Outcomes

Assessment Strategies

4.1.Identify the common violations or errors for table tennis ;

Practicum-tournament competition
Actual coaching and officiating
Needs improvement – 1; progressing- 2; proficient-3; advanced-4

4.2.Give the correct interpretation of the rules during the officiating;

Practicum-tournament competition
Actual coaching and officiating
Needs improvement – 1; progressing- 2; proficient-3; advanced-4

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

 

Practicum-tournament competition
Actual coaching and officiating
Needs improvement – 1; progressing- 2; proficient-3; advanced-4

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

Practicum-tournament competition
Actual coaching the team
Needs improvement – 1; progressing- 2; proficient-3; advanced-4

D. COURSE CONTENT

      1. Brief  history of table tennis
      2. Specification and measurement of materials and equipments
        1. Net
        2. Ball
        3. Playing table
      3. Physical fitness test and training
        1. agility
        2. cardio-respiratory endurance
        3. speed
        4. flexibility
        5. muscular power
      4. Basic skills
        1. service
        2. forehand and backhand stroke
        3. drive shot
        4. chop/top/under spin
        5. push shot
      5. Footwork technique
        1. V front and V back
        2. Forward and backward
        3. Sideward - Right/Left
      6. Rules of the game
        1. Service
        2. Scoring
        3. Conduct of players
        4. Do’s and don’ts in playing
      7. Game strategies
        1. Importance of physical exercise
        2. Offensive and defensive play techniques
      8. Basic coaching and officiating
        1. Training for players
        2. Prevention and care of athletic injuries
        3. Refereeing/officiating
        4. Scoring

E. Methods of Instruction:
Demonstration, participation in mini-tournament, lecture, individual assignments, teamwork, film showing.
           
F. Required Text(s) and course Materials

American College of Sports Medicine.  “ACSM Position Stand on the Recommended Quantity and Quality of Exercise for Developing and Maintaining Cardio respiratory and Muscular Fitness, and Flexibility in Adults.” Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 30(6): 975–991, 1998.

Tepper, G (2006). International Table Tennis Federation. LEVEL 1 Coaching Manual (5th edition) ITTF Development Manager (or most recent edition).

Sharkey, Brian J. (2001) Fitness & Health: 5th Edition.  Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics (or most recent edition). 

American College of Sports Medicine http://www.acsm.org/index.asp

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:
HANDOUTS, ITTF MANUAL

H. INSTRUCTIONAL COSTS:
None 

I. EVALUATION
None

J. CREDIT BY EXAMINATION
None  

 

 

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