Spring 2018 Class Schedule (EDC)



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FITNS 306    Aerobics: Cardio-Kickboxing    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Cardio-Kickboxing is a cardiovascular workout utilizing kicks, punches, calisthenics and rope jumping to elevate heart rate and strengthen all major muscle groups. Students will learn to apply these self defense techniques on Wavemasters and focus mitts to improve accuracy and provide resistance for the muscles. Specific strengthening and stretching exercises will also be included in this class. Students will need to supply themselves with either hand wraps or kick boxing gloves.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.Bonifacini         El Dorado EDCFC 01       16262 
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FITNS 331    Boot Camp Fitness    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to be a physically intense and challenging fitness course. Training exercises used during this class will include jogging, interval training, hill running training, obstacle courses, and performing a variety of calisthenics designed to enhance muscular strength and endurance. In addition, students will be challenged to understand and apply fitness training principles to their training sessions. The students will train individually, with a partner or in a team setting.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB M.Jacques            El Dorado EDCFC 05       19958 
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FITNS 381    Weight Training    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This class is designed to develop muscular fitness through progressive resistance training. Students will set up a personalized weight training program based on fitness assessments and personal goals. Proper lifting technique, safety and program design will be emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB M.Hanrahan           El Dorado EDCFC 05       15965 
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FITNS 392    Yoga    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Yoga is an East Indian method of mind/body exercise designed to stretch, strengthen, and enhance muscle tone through the practice of asanas (poses) and pranayama (breathing exercises). Yoga practice plus meditation helps decrease stress and increase energy levels while improving focus, concentration, and self-realization. Students will be required to purchase a yoga mat.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB M.Jacques            El Dorado EDCFC 01       16228 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Bonifacini         El Dorado EDCFC 01       16586 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB M.Hanrahan           El Dorado EDCFC 01       16709 Textbook


FITNS 410    Karate I    1 Unit

Course Family:
Martial Arts - Empty Hand
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This class in karate shall introduce the student to beginning skills and movements in stances, blocking, punching, striking, kicking, kata (forms), and self-defense techniques. The course shall include all aspects of karate-specific physical conditioning as well as instruction in the history and traditions, philosophy, etiquette, manners, courtesy, and language of the martial arts. Students will be required to purchase a karate uniform.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB F.Gaviola            El Dorado EDCFC 01       16343 Textbook
FITNS 410, 411, and 415 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.


FITNS 411    Karate II    1 Unit

Course Family:
Martial Arts - Empty Hand
Prerequisite: FITNS 410 with a grade of "C" or better; students may also be permitted to enroll by instructor consent.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This karate course shall allow students to advance to an intermediate rank (Gokyu) in this Japanese martial arts form. Students will learn stances, blocks, punches, strikes, kicks, combination techniques, katas, self-defense techniques, demeanor and presentation skills appropriate to this rank. This course shall include all aspects of karate-specific physical conditioning, as well as, instruction in the history, traditions, philosophy, etiquette, manners, courtesy, and language of the martial arts. Students will be required to purchase a karate uniform.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB F.Gaviola            El Dorado EDCFC 01       16388 Textbook
FITNS 410, 411, and 415 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.


FITNS 415    Karate III    1 Unit

Course Family:
Martial Arts - Empty Hand
Prerequisite: FITNS 411 with a grade of "C" or better; students may also be permitted to enroll by instructor consent.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: The course shall introduce students to Yonkyu (upper intermediate) level skills, stances, blocking, punching, striking, kicking, kata (forms) and self-defense techniques in Karate. This course shall include all aspects of karate-specific physical conditioning, as well as, instruction in the history, traditions, philosophy, etiquette, manners, courtesy, and language of the martial arts. Students will be required to purchase a karate uniform.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB F.Gaviola            El Dorado EDCFC 01       16389 Textbook
FITNS 410, 411, and 415 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 11, 2017