Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Cardio Kickboxing

 Title Abbreviation:   CARDIO KICKBOXING

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    138

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.5

 CIP:    310502

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

A continuous cardiovascular program that incorporates basic and intermediate kicks and punches of kickboxing. This class will include shadow boxing and partner drills with some contact using pads. Some basic self-defense maneuvers will also be taught.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify and perform the basic kicks and punches associated with kickboxing
  2. Perform boxing movements using safe form
  3. Describe and identify cardiovascular exertion ratios relative to his/her age and weight
  4. Identify cultural influences of kickboxing and origins
  5. Demonstrate appropriate physical stances with accuracy
  6. Perform movements at a higher level of exertion than the start of the class

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Wellness as a lifestyle
  2. The history of kickboxing
  3. Fundamentals of anatomy and physiology used in the sport
  4. Cardiovascular system
  5. Flexibility and body alignment
  6. Correct receiving positions for contact drills