ERIC Number: ED095108
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: N/A
Beginning Fencing, Physical Education: 5551.53.
This course outline is a guide for teaching the principles and basic fundamentals of beginning fencing in grades 7-12. The course format includes lectures and demonstrations, skills practice, films, and class competition, which focus on mastery of skills, rules and etiquette, care and repair of equipment, safety, and development of techniques and strategy. Course content includes the following: (a) history of fencing, (b) terminology, (c) description of fencing, (d) playing courtesies, (e) social and ethical values, (f) the care and repair of equipment and area, (g) safety procedures, (h) rules and regulations, (i) techniques and fundamentals, and (j) game strategy and tactics. Learning activities and procedures illustrate warm-up exercises, lead-up games and variations, drills, and skills practice techniques. Resources for student and teacher are recommended. Procedures for giving and scoring a skills test are outlined. An eight-item bibliography is included. (PD)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.