Fall 2013 Class Schedule (FLC)



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FITNS 304    Cardio Circuit    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 will introduce the student to a cardio circuit form of training, combining both cardio and weight training equipment in a circuit format. Students will utilize treadmills, rowers, bikes, ellipticals, and weight training machines. Students will proceed in timed intervals to train all the major muscle groups and the cardiovascular system. Flexibility and core training will also be included in this workout.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB E.Johnston           FLC MAIN PE 211          15682 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Morrison           FLC MAIN PE 211          15705 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB K.Morning            FLC MAIN PE 211          15815 Textbook


FITNS 306    Aerobics: Cardio-Kickboxing    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: None.
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB K.Harrell            El Dorado EDCFC 01       15782 
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FITNS 307    Aerobic Mix    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 help the student develop a balanced physical fitness profile and gain a firm understanding of physical fitness concepts. Class components will emphasize a variety of aerobic activities, calisthenics, resistance exercises, and flexibility.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB R.Richardson         FLC MAIN PE 204          15754 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB K.Diehl              El Dorado EDCFC 01       15755 Textbook


FITNS 324    Mat Pilates    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Mat Pilates is a systematic method of mindful and precise conditioning exercises designed to develop core strength, flexibility, and bodily awareness. Through regular practice of the theoretical, philosophical and applied principles of the Pilates method, students can expect to enjoy improved posture, strength, control, balance, flexibility, and concentration. Students will be required to purchase a mat.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 204          15479 
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FITNS 331    Boot Camp Fitness    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to be a physically intense and challenging fitness class. 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, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 103          15536 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 204          15537 Textbook


FITNS 332    Off Season Conditioning    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to optimize sports performance and reduce risk of injury for the off-season intercollegiate athlete. Course content will include: sport specific strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, agility work, plyometrics, speed training and flexibility exercises. This course may be taken four times for a maximum of four units of credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB R.Richardson         FLC MAIN PE 103          15684 
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This class is offered at 1 unit.



FITNS 352    Power Sculpting    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Power Sculpting is a group training course designed to enhance muscular fitness, balance, and improve body composition through the use of resistance equipment, core training, calisthenics, and flexibility exercises.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 204          15729 
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FITNS 380    Circuit 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: Circuit Weight Training will introduce the student to a fitness program of progressive resistive exercises designed to promote improvement in muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility, as well as decrease in body fat percentage. The student will move in a prescribed circuit (alternating timed lifting with active recovery) utilizing machines, free weights, cardiovascular activities, and flexibility training.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Richardson         FLC MAIN PE 103          15646 
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MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB J.Morrison           FLC MAIN PE 103          15730 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB R.Richardson         El Dorado EDCFC 05       15647 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB D.Ribaudo            El Dorado EDCFC 05       15707 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB L.Haywood            El Dorado EDCFC 05       19213 Textbook


FITNS 381    Weight Training    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a)
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, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 103          15658 
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TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB D.Barbee             FLC MAIN PE 103          15685 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Richardson         El Dorado EDCFC 05       15653 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB K.Diehl              El Dorado EDCFC 05       15894 Textbook


FITNS 392    Yoga    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: None.
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, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 204          15447 
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TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB R.Henning            FLC MAIN PE 204          15896 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Henning            El Dorado EDCFC 01       15448 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Harrell            El Dorado EDCFC 01       15785 Textbook


FITNS 413    Okinawan Kobudo (weapons)    1 Unit

Course Family:
Martial Arts - Weapons
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Okinawan Kobudo is a study of the ancient method of self-defense with weapons, commonly known to be the bo staff, sai, nunchaku, tonfa, and kama. This is a martial arts class which will introduce the student not only to the physical techniques in the use of these historically agricultural tools as weapons, but will provide the student with the historical, philosophical, and cultural aspects of this ancient art of weaponry. Students will also be instructed in the manners, courtesies, discipline, and protocol of the martial arts. Students will be required to purchase a kobudo uniform. This class may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB F.Gaviola            El Dorado EDCFC 01       15786 Textbook


FITNS 414    Tai Chi    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 explores Tai Chi and Qigong. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art that emphasizes relaxation, meditation, self-cultivation, and inner calm rather than strength to promote health while reducing stress. Qigong is an internal Chinese meditative practice that uses slow graceful movements and controlled breathing techniques to promote well being. Students will learn Tai Chi and Qigong forms with visualizations and movements designed to bring oneself into balance. The history and philosophy of Tai Chi will also be discussed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB F.Gaviola            FLC MAIN PE 204          15482 
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MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB F.Gaviola            El Dorado EDCFC 01       15731 Textbook


FITNS 418    Okinawan Kobudo II    1 Unit

Course Family:
Martial Arts - Weapons
Prerequisite: FITNS 413 with a grade of "C" or better; students may also be permitted to enroll by instructor consent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Okinawan Kobudo II is the study of the ancient method of self-defense with weapons, commonly known to be the bo staff, sai, tonfa, kama, nunchaku, tanto, tanbo, jo staff, and boat oar. This course will focus on katas (forms) and techniques particular to the tonfa and kama. This martial arts class will teach students to use these historically agricultural tools as weapons and will provide the student with the historical, philosophical, and cultural aspects of this ancient art of weaponry. Students will also be instructed in the manners, courtesies, discipline, and protocol of the martial arts. Students will be required to purchase a kobudo uniform.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB F.Gaviola             TBA TBA                 19572 Textbook
This class will be held in room EDC FC01. Runs concurrent with FITNS 413 and FITNS 419.



FITNS 419    Okinawan Kobudo III    1 Unit

Course Family:
Martial Arts - Weapons
Prerequisite: FITNS 418 with a grade of "C" or better; students may also be permitted to enroll by instructor consent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Okinawan Kobudo III is the study of the ancient method of self-defense with weapons, commonly known to be the bo staff, sai, tonfa, kama, nunchaku, tanto, tanbo, jo staff, and boat oar. This course will focus on katas (forms) and techniques particular to the tanbo and nunchuku. This martial arts class will not only introduce students to the use of these historically agricultural tools as weapons, but will also provide the student with the historical, philosophical, and cultural aspects of this ancient art of weaponry. Students will also be instructed in the manners, courtesies, discipline, and protocol of the martial arts. Students will be required to purchase a kobudo uniform.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB F.Gaviola             TBA TBA                 19573 Textbook


Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: October 28, 2013