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Winter 2004




PHED 111  Aerobic Conditioning                                  1.5 credits
Designed to develop cardiovascular activities through the use of a variety of aerobic equipment including treadmills, steppers, cycles, etc. For more information contact hmoore2@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GFR/GER/GDR:Satisfies Phys Ed Requirement.
          COURSE MEETS IN CARDIO BALCONY & RAC 227
[0051] 9101 MWTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (RAC 227)       MOORE, H


PHED 112  Beginning Swimming                                    1.5 credits
Designed to develop the necessary swimming skills so the student will feel safe and secure in, on or around the water. All basic skills are covered. This class is open to both beginner and intermediate swimmers. For more information contact ccrado1@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GFR/GER/GDR:Satisfies Phys Ed Requirement.
          COURSE MEETS AT THE RAC POOL.
[0052] 9101 MTuTh......9:00am-12:10pm (TBA)           CRADOCK, C


PHED 121  Physical Fitness                                      1.5 credits
Designed to give the student a working knowledge of weight training and aerobic conditioning programs. Students are exposed to nautilus, free weight and universal machine training, as well as aerobics. For more information for section 9102 contact jancuska@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GFR/GER/GDR:Satisfies Phys Ed Requirement.
          SECTIONS ALSO MEET IN THE WEIGHT ROOM.
[0054] 9101 MWTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (RAC 225)       RUPERT, G
[0055] 9102 TuWTh......9:00am-12:10pm                 JANCUSKA, J


PHED 122  Self Defense Tai Chi-Chih                             1.5 credits
Tai Chi Chih is a series of 20 easy-to-learn movements that strongly circulate and balance the chi, the life flow within us. It is a moving meditation that reduces stress, generates vital health and peace of mind. Note: Tai Chi Chih is not a martial art or self-defense class. For more information contact sirkis@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GFR/GER/GDR:Satisfies Phys Ed Requirement.
          CLASS MEEDS IN RAC 229-FITNESS STUDIO.
[0056] 9101 TuWTh......9:00am-12:10pm (TBA)           SIRKIS, S


PHED 125  Volleyball                                            1.5 credits
An introduction to power volleyball. Proper skill techniques including serving, passing, setting, spiking and basic position play are taught. For more information contact tomuke@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GFR/GER/GDR:Satisfies Phys Ed Requirement.
          COURSE MEETS IN RAC GYMNASIUM.
[0057] 9101 TuWTh......1:00pm- 4:10pm (TBA)           FISHER, D


PHED 129  Women's Self Defense                                  1.5 credits
The goal of this course is to empower women and prevent violence. It provides women with practical self-defense skills including verbal negotiation, releases from various grabs, rape prevention, and defense against strikes and knife attacks.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GFR/GER/GDR:Satisfies Phys Ed Requirement.
          CLASS MEETS IN RAC 229-FITNESS STUDIO.
[0058] 9101 TuWTh......1:00pm- 4:10pm (TBA)           JOHNSON, C


PHED 137  Tennis                                                1.5 credits
An introductory activity class including basic skills, terminology, rules and courtesies, and basic strategies for singles and doubles in tennis. This course will be held indoors in the Retriever Activities Center. Note: Each student must provide one can of new tennis balls. For more information contact rhoffman@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GFR/GER/GDR:Satisfies Phys Ed Requirement.
          CLASS MEETS IN THE RAC GYMNASIUM.
[0059] 9101 MWTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (TBA)           HOFFMAN, R


PHED 141  Skiing                                                1.5 credits
This class provides professional instruction for skiers from beginner to expert. Students are charged a fee for lifts, lessons, rental (if necessary) and transportation to Ski Liberty. Note: The first class will meet on Tuesday, January 6th in the Retriever Activities Center lobby. Please be prepared to ski on that evening. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor is required. For more information call (410) 455-6883 or contact miked@umbc.edu for permission to enroll.
(PermReq) Grade Method: P-F
          GFR/GER/GDR:Satisfies Phys Ed Requirement.
          FIRST  CLASS  WILL MEET IN  THE RAC LOBBY.
          THE FIRST CLASS FOR SECTION 9102 WILL MEET
          THURSDAY, JANUARY 8TH.
[0060] 9101 Tu.........5:00pm-11:30pm (TBA)           DARCANGELO, M
[7509] 9102 Th.........5:00pm-11:30pm (TBA)           DARCANGELO, M


PHED 143  Bowling -- Ten Pins                                   1.5 credits
An activity class designed to introduce and/or review the skills, techniques and other aspects of ten pin bowling. If available, the department will provide transportation to a local bowling alley (Brunswick-Normandy Bowling Center-Route 40W). There is a slight fee for equipment rental and game charge. Note: The first class will meet on the track level of the Retriever Activities Center Arena Track. For more information for section 9101 contact dfishe1@umbc.edu. For section 9102 contact jfrench@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F/AUD
          GFR/GER/GDR:Satisfies Phys Ed Requirement.
          FIRST CLASS WILL MEET ON RAC ARENA TRACK.
[0061] 9101 MWTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (TBA)           Carpenter, B
[0062] 9102 MWTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (TBA)           FRENCH, J


PHED 147  Soccer (Indoor)                                       1.5 credits
This course emphasizes the basic skills of indoor soccer, including trapping, passing, shooting, one-on-one matchups, goaltending and use of the sideboards. This course also emphasizes rules, conditioning and team play. For more information contact aadams2@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GFR/GER/GDR:Satisfies Phys Ed Requirement.
          CLASS MEETS ON RAC ARENA FLOOR.
[0063] 9101 MTuW.......9:00am-12:10pm (TBA)           ADAMS, A


PHED 155  Yoga                                                  1.5 credits
Ashtanga Vinyasa "Power" Yoga is accompanied by a powerful breathing technique called Ujjayi which calms and centers the mind while building heat in the body, strengthening the respiratory and skeletal muscles, and increasing Vo2 Max. The primary series is considered therapeutic and lays the foundation for more advanced postures and series and protects against injuries. Students need to bring or purchase a sticky mat for this course. For more information contact sknicht@umbc.edu or sknicht@bcpl.net.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GFR/GER/GDR:Satisfies Phys Ed Requirement.
[0064] 9101 MWF........9:00am-12:10pm (FA  306)       NICHT, S


PHED 156  Billiards/Table Tennis                                1.5 credits
Instruction in the basic techniques and strategies of billiards. Students are exposed to a variety of games including: straight billiards, nine ball and tournament play. Note: A Lab Fee of $10.00 is required for this course. For more information contact rmumma1@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GFR/GER/GDR:Satisfies Phys Ed Requirement.
          CLASS MEETS IN COMMONS GAME ROOM.
[0065] 9101 TuWTh......1:00pm- 4:10pm (TBA)           MUMMA, R


PHED 161  Ice Skating                                           1.5 credits
This course covers the basics of ice skating techniques. The course includes group and individual instruction and is held at the Piney Orchard Ice Rink in Odenton, MD. There is a nominal fee for ice time. Transportation to the rink and skate rental is available. Note: The first class will meet on the Retriever Activities Center Track and then will go to the ice rink. For more information contact jdavis@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GFR/GER/GDR:Satisfies Phys Ed Requirement.
          FIRST CLASS MEETS ON THE RAC ARENA TRACK.
[0066] 9101 MTuW......11:30am- 2:30pm (TBA)           DAVIS, M


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