ERIC Number: ED095111
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: N/A
Beginning Water Skiing, Physical Education: 5551.70.
This course outline is a guide for teaching basic skills of water skiing and the accompanying essentials of boat and equipment safety in grades 7-12. The course format includes lectures, dry land and in the water skills practice, films, guest speakers, observation of learned skills, and written tests that focus on care and operation of equipment, safety principles for skier and boat driver, and mastering and demonstrating the basic skills of skiing on two skis and one ski. Course content includes the following: (a) history of water skiing, (b) terminology, (c) description of water skiing, (d) social and ethical values, (e) equipment and skiing area, (f) safety procedures, (g) rules and procedures, and (h) techniques and fundamentals. Warm-up and conditioning exercises, drills and skills practice techniques, and novelty skiing and variations are illustrated. Resources for teacher and students are recommended. Procedures for giving 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.