Tennis

The American College of Greece

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Tennis

  • Host University

    The American College of Greece

  • Location

    Athens, Greece

  • Area of Study

    Physical Education

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • US Credits

    1
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    1
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    1
  • Overview

    DESCRIPTION: 
    Introduction & refinement of basic stroke techniques. Gain an awareness of strategies and court positioning. Graded on a P/F basis.

    RATIONALE: 
    Skill development for strokes, as well as knowledge of various strategies is needed for a student to enable them to perform and compete in the game of tennis. Tennis is one of the favorite life long fitness activities of many individuals after finishing college.

    OBJECTIVES:
    • Students will be able to demonstrate correctly all the basic strokes.
    • They will learn to use the right technique, which gives them the opportunity to avoid injuries.
    • They will have all basic knowledge of tennis so they can enjoy the game.
    • Students will increase their individual tennis skills so they can play points, games and sets according to the tennis rules.

    LEARNING ACTIVITIES: 
    This course will be taught through demonstration and direct supervision of students. Match competition will allow the instructor the forum to teach strategies and court positioning.