Course Number & Name:  PHE 255 Tennis

Credit Hours:  1.0             Contact Hours:  2.0          Lecture:  N/A     Lab:  2.0                Other:  N/A

Concurrent Courses:

Course Description: Students receive instruction in the fundamental skills and techniques of the sport. The course covers forehand and backhand strokes, serve, volley, lob, and smash. Strategies, hand grips, rules of the game, and selection of equipment are also discussed. Development of performance proficiency in the sport is a basic objective of this course. By the end of this fifteen-week course, students will be expected to successfully engage in doubles and intra class competition

<!–Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental concepts and rules of the sport of tennis;
  2. explain and perform all basic tennis movements and techniques; and
  3. apply multiple athletic/physical skills to condition oneself for playing tennis.


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