Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHED 120 - Beginner Swimming

The beginning skills for the nonswimmer. Designed to build confidence and develop a water-safe student. Two hours each week. Formerly PE 129.

1 semester hour

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate breath control (holding and rhythmic breathing).
  • Demonstrate floats and glides, as well as personal safety and survival skills.
  • Demonstrate front crawl (50 yards in good form), back crawl (50 yards in good form), elementary backstroke (50 yards in good form), and breaststroke (perform basic skills of the stroke).
  • Demonstrate open turn (with the front crawl).
  • Demonstrate entries into shallow and deep water.
  • Gain experience in and understanding of the aquatic areas of diving, skin diving/snorkeling, and use of training aids.
  • Make an evaluation of individual skills with the use of video recordings.
  • Swim one quarter of a mile non-stop alternating front crawl, back crawl, and elementary backstroke.

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