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Wrestling Theory
WRESTLIN THEOR
CLASS CODE: PE 346 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: EXERCISE & SPORTS SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: To help wrestling coach/teacher develop a philosophy of wrestling.
TAUGHT: Winter, Summer, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: This course is designed to assist the teacher/prospective coach to explore the concepts, ideas, and principles of teaching or coaching wrestling fundamentals. The course will enable the coach/teacher to gain knowledge of skills needed for offense and defense and to learn conditioning techniques useful for wrestling. Emphasis will be on learning and being able to teach the basic fundamentals required for all successful amateur wrestlers. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to contribute positively to a coaching staff.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: The student will:
1. Develop and exhibit a knowledge of philosophy of wrestling
2. Gain and exhibit an understanding of various coaching responsibilities and team organization procedures of wrestling
3. Know a variety of coaching methods, techniques, and philosophies
4. Know the importance of planning and scheduling meetings, practices, game plans, etc.
5. Understand and exhibit skill of team selection
6. Exhibit skill of coaching and teaching skills and game structures
REQUIREMENTS: The Student will:
1. Attend each class and participate
2. Students are required to turn in a typed portfolio at end of semester which will contain wrestling maneuvers and techniques covered in class
3. Pass exams on high school wrestling rules, and objective tests
4. Teach one offensive and one defensive maneuver to class
5. Learn through lecture, discussion, demonstration, and performance
PREREQUISITES: Must have a knowledge and skills of wrestling.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003