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Kinesiology LPC
KIN 5 Sports Management 3.00 Units
Course content includes how to organize, manage, plan, staff, direct, and control a sports program. Furthermore, areas such as Title IX, budget, facilities management, sports law, scheduling, officials, sports marketing, transportation, public relations, parent and booster clubs, purchase and care of athletic equipment, fund raising. This course will provide an overview of the many careers available in the sports management industry.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 6 Personal Trainer 3.50 Units
This course emphasizes the theoretical and hands on skills required of personal trainers, coaches and fitness professionals. This course will bridge the gap between exercise science, kinesiology and practical hands-on learning by integrating the latest in scientific and physiologically based research. This class will have lectures, labs, group work/discussions and assignments.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 14 Responding to Emergencies: 3.00 Units
This course involves the theory and detailed demonstration of the first aid care of the injured. The student will learn to assess a victim's condition and incorporate proper treatment. Standard first aid, CPR, and AED certification(s) will be granted upon successful completion of requirements.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 17 Intro Athletic Trng/Sports Med 4.00 Units
Basic taping skills, introduction to modality usage, and basic rehabilitation principles of athletic training. Designed to be preparatory for further education and a career in Athletic Training and or other Sports Medicine related fields. May include work with intercollegiate sports programs. Legal and ethical issues, professionalism, organization and administration of a sports medicine facility. This course is focused on preparing those interested in becoming Athletic Trainers and Coaches.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 18A Athletic Training Practicum 1 1.00 Unit
Designed to provide clinical experience for students interested in sports-related injury care and prevention. Organization of a clinical facility and management of game day operations. Experiences will include taping for prevention of injury, use of modalities for the treatment and/or rehabilitation of injuries, stretching techniques, identify and manage emergency situations. Prerequisite: KIN 17 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 18B Athletic Training Practicum 2 1.00 Unit
This course will expose students to injury evaluation, methods of diagnosis and rehabilitation. The student will help make return to play decisions based on the knowledge they have learned in their coursework. The students will develop and administer conditioning programs to Las Positas College athletes with the guidance of the Certified Athletic Trainer. Prerequisite: KIN 18A with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 19 Care & Prevention of Injuries 3.00 Units
This course provides an introduction to the principles and scientific foundations of athletic training. Examination in the techniques used in the prevention of athletic injuries, including taping, bandaging, and strapping along with how to recognize and evaluate basic signs and symptoms associated with common injuries. Establishing a plan of care that includes rehabilitative exercise will also be studied. Legal and ethical issues, professionalism, organization and administration of a sports medicine facility. This course is focused on preparing those interested in becoming Athletic Trainers and Coaches. Prerequisite: KIN 17 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 24 Sport Psychology 3.00 Units
A formal introduction to the study of sport psychology focusing upon both the psychological factors that influence participation in sport and exercise and the psychological effects derived from that participation. Emphasis on understanding the psychological processes involved in human performance, models of intervention that can enhance and improve learning and performance conditions, and the strategies which can elicit and influence favorable psychological perceptions and outcomes.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 30 Introduction to Kinesiology 3.00 Units
This class is designed to introduce the student to Kinesiology - the science of human movement (and of humans moving). Concepts in the various subfields of Kinesiology are examined and career opportunities in the field of Kinesiology are explored. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of Kinesiology, the field will be covered from a humanities, social science, and life science perspective.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 32A FalI Intercolleg. Mens BBall 3.00 Units
Basketball training for intercollegiate competition. Daily practice for advanced skill development will occur. Fall semester.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 32B Spring Intercoll. Men's BBall 3.00 Units
Basketball training for intercollegiate competition. Daily practice for advanced skill learning will occur. Spring semester.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 38A Preseason Interc. Mens Soccer 1.00 to 2.00 Units
Students will work on advanced skills of soccer, such as, kicking, passing, trapping, heading and physical conditioning which are needed for controlled outdoor higher levels of soccer play, discuss and employ basic offensive and defensive strategies and tactics; use and apply the rules governing outdoor soccer play.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 38B Intercollegiate Mens Soccer 3.00 Units
Training for intercollegiate competition at collegiate level. Practice will take place which will include training students to perform at the college competitive level for the Coast Conference Soccer League of Northern California. Prepares the individual for intercollegiate competition in the sport of soccer using such skills as passing, receiving and heading as well as offensive and defensive strategies. Students must meet California Community College eligibility requirements as established by the California Commission on Athletics. Strongly Recommended: KIN 38A with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 38C Post Season Inter.Mens Soccer 1.00 to 2.00 Units
Students will learn and develop the advanced outdoor soccer skills of kicking, passing and conditioning necessary for playing field soccer at an intercollegiate level. Students will learn the rules governing outdoor soccer play.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 40A Pre-Season Womens Volleyball 1.00 Unit
Preseason preparation for intercollegiate competition in the sport of women's volleyball.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 40B In Season Womens Volleyball 1.00 to 3.00 Units
Intercollegiate competition in the sport of women's volleyball. Strongly Recommended: KIN 40A with a minimum grade of C and/ or Ability to demonstrate the following skills: bump, set, spike, serve.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 40C Off Season Womens Volleyball 1.00 Unit
Designed to provide a physical, mental, nutritional and instructional conditioning program for the student preparing for and/or interested in being evaluated for the intercollegiate sport of women's volleyball. Strongly Recommended: KIN 40B with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 41A Pre-Season Womens Basketball 1.00 to 2.00 Units
PRE-SEASON CONDITIONING FOR INTERCOLLEGIATE BASKETBALL (WOMEN) This course is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to develop the skills and physical conditioning, along with the understanding of basketball at the of basketball at the advanced level in preparation for intercollegiate competition . Skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting, defensive and offensive strategies will be presented and practiced. Team play and sportsmanship are important priorities that are emphasized in this class. Fall semester.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 41B Fall Interc. Basketball-Women 1.50 Units
Training for intercollegiate competition. Daily practice. Fall Semester
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 41D Off Season Womens Basketball 1.00 to 2.00 Units
Students will practice the skills of dribbling, passing, shooting and defense necessary for competitive basketball play; put into practice the governing rules of basketball; learn about the appropriate terminology used in basketball and the safety procedures related to the game.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 48A Pre-Season Womens Soccer 1.00 to 2.00 Units
Students will practice the skills of kicking, passing, trapping and heading necessary for controlled outdoor soccer play; discuss and employ basic offensive and defensive strategies and tactics; put into practice the rules governing outdoor soccer play.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 48B Intercollegiate Womens Soccer 3.00 Units
Instruction and intercollegiate competition is offered in this sport to those students who are selected, based on tryouts, prior to the start of the sport season. Strongly Recommended: KIN 48A with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 48C Off Season Womens Soccer 1.00 to 2.00 Units
Students will practice the skills of kicking, passing, trapping and heading necessary for controlled outdoor soccer play; put into practice the rules governing outdoor soccer play; learn about the appropriate terminology used in soccer and the safety procedures related to the soccer game.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 50A Pre-Season Intercoll. Swimming 1.00 to 2.00 Units
This course is designed to give student-athletes participating in intercollegiate swimming and diving the opportunity to enhance fitness levels and skills prior to competition season. Course content will include technique, aerobic conditioning, race specific training, and dryland/weight training. Strongly Recommended: KIN SW3 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 50B Intercoll. Swimming & Diving 3.00 Units
This course is for intercollegiate swimming and diving competition conducted through the NCAA and the CCCAA. Strongly Recommended: KIN SW3 and KIN SWF1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 60 Intercolleg. Water Polo- Mens 3.00 Units
This course is for Intercollegiate Men's Water Polo competition conducted through the NCAA and CCCAA. Defensive and offensive strategies, swimming mechanics, and water polo ball skills appropriate to intercollegiate athletic competition will be expected of the participants. This course may be taken four times for credit. Strongly Recommended: KIN SW3 and KIN WP1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 61 Water Polo Off Season Training .50 to 2.00 Units
This course is designed to give students the opportunity to learn and apply specific conditioning skills relating to the game of Water Polo. Instruction will focus on speed, quickness, strength, and cardiovascular conditioning in the pool as they relate to the play of Water Polo. Concepts of dryland training and periodization will be discussed. Strongly Recommended: KIN WP1 and KIN SW2 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 61B Off Season Intercol.Water Polo .50 to 2.00 Units
This course is designed to give students the opportunity to learn and apply specific conditioning skills relating to the game of Water Polo. Instruction will focus on speed, quickness, strength, and cardiovascular conditioning in the pool as they relate to the play of Water Polo. Concepts of dryland training and periodization will be discussed. Strongly Recommended: KIN WP1 and KIN SW2 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN 65 Intercoll. Water Polo- Womens 3.00 Units
This course is for Intercollegiate Women's Water Polo competition conducted through the NCAA and CCCAA. Defensive and offensive strategies, swimming mechanics, and water polo ball skills appropriate to intercollegiate athletic competition will be expected of the participants. This course may be taken four times for credit. Strongly Recommended: KIN SW3 and KIN WP1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN AR1 Archery 1 - Beginning Archery 1.00 Unit
Covers the fundamental techniques of archery, terminology, accessories, and history of the sport. Students will acquire knowledge in the safe use and proper care of equipment, along with range safety. Practice and class competitions are provided to enhance skill development.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN BD1 Badminton 1 1.00 Unit
Introduction to the fundamental techniques of badminton (for example, the forehand and backhand serve, service return, and lob shots). Course will also include grip, footwork, rules, equipment and court dimensions.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN BD2 Badminton 2 1.00 Unit
The techniques of badminton for the intermediate player will be reviewed and performed. This course will also incorporate match analysis for singles and doubles play. Strongly Recommended: KIN BD1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN BD3 Badminton 3 1.00 Unit
Badminton strategy for singles and doubles play. The body's physiological responses to singles and doubles play will be examined. Strongly Recommended: KIN BD2 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN BK1 Basketball 1 1.00 Unit
This multi-level course is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to development the basic skills and understanding of basketball. Skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting, defensive and offensive strategies will be presented and practiced. Team play and sportsmanship are important priorities that are emphasized in this class.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN BK2 Basketball 2 1.00 Unit
This course is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to develop the skills and understanding of basketball at the advanced level. Skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting, defensive and offensive strategies will be presented and practiced. Team play and sportsmanship are important priorities that are emphasized in this class. Strongly Recommended: KIN BK1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN BL1 Bowling 1 1.00 Unit
This course is designed to give the student the opportunity to learn the basic skills, terminology, and etiquette of bowling and be able to participate in a league type bowling program using off-campus bowling centers.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN BL2 Bowling 2 1.00 Unit
This course teaches the fundamental skills of bowling with emphasis on form, terminology and scoring. The student will have the opportunity for class competition. The class will be conducted at an off campus bowling establishment. Facility use fee required. To be paid throughout the semester at the facility. Strongly Recommended: KIN BL1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN BL3 Bowling 3 1.00 Unit
This course teaches intermediate skills of bowling with emphasis on etiquette, terminology and equipment. The student will have the opportunity for class competition. The class will be conducted at an off campus bowling establishment. Facility use fee required. To be paid throughout the semester at the facility. Strongly Recommended: KIN BL2 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN BL4 Bowling 4 1.00 Unit
This course teaches advanced skills of bowling with emphasis on form, rules , and etiquette. The student will have the opportunity for class competition. The class will be conducted at an off campus bowling establishment. Facility use fee required. To be paid throughout the semester at the facility. Strongly Recommended: KIN BL3 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN CRT Cross Training 1.00 Unit
This kinesiology class will offer the student an opportunity to learn how to exercise safely in a Weight/Cardio gym. Circuit, Interval and Cross Training programs will be introduced. The topics of discussion will include: equipment orientation and safety, Principles of Resistance and Aerobic Training, energy systems used for various training regimens, and the benefits of exercise in establishing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle throughout life.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN CT1 Circuit Training 1 1.00 Unit
This course will increase muscular endurance/ strength as well as cardiovascular conditioning through the use of strength and cardio circuits utilizing a wide variety of equipment such as treadmills, bosu balls, battling ropes, free weights and sandbags.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN CYCL1 Cycling 1 1.00 Unit
This course is an introduction to Physical Fitness through indoor cycling. The cycling program is an individually paced, noncompetitive, group training program designed for all riders and all fitness levels. Cycling is an exercise performed on a stationary bicycle and is performed to music. The course is open to anyone who is interested in developing muscular endurance, improved cardio-respiratory endurance and body composition.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN CYCL2 Cycling 2 1.00 Unit
This course is the second in a series of Indoor Cycling courses. Emphasis is based on beginning to intermediate cycling techniques, heart rate calculations, fitness evaluations, and cardiovascular training and program design. Beginning level principles of physiology are explored including how to train to elicit a desired physiological response. Utilizing a variety of equipment student will develop core endurance and strength. This class is designed for students interested in aerobic fitness improvement through indoor cycling as well as Kinesiology majors.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN CYCL3 Cycling 3 1.00 Unit
This is an advanced course of fitness through indoor cycling. The cycling program is an individually paced, group training program. Cycling is an exercise performed on a stationary bicycle and is performed usually to music. This course is designed to build upon the base levels of fitness developed in Cylcling 1 and Cycling 2 courses while increasing the development cardio-respiratory endurance and overall body strength.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN DV1 Springboard Diving 1.00 Unit
This course is designed to give students an introduction into the sport of Springboard Diving. Instruction will include 1 meter and 3 meter springboards, and the 5 types of dives (forward, backward, reverse, inward, twisting). Strongly Recommended: KIN SW1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN ETD1 Eskrima - Tenio DeCuerdas 1 1.00 Unit
An introductory course of the Filipino martial art system of Tenio DeCuerdas Eskrima: a complete system combining 18 styles of eskrima, kali, and arnis. The course will focus on history of the system, basic movement and striking, increasing hand speed, defenses against daga, daga versus daga, and how to receive techniques safely.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN ETD2 Eskrima - Tenio DeCuerdas 2 1.00 Unit
A second semester course of the Filipino martial art system of Tenio DeCuerdas Eskrima. The course will focus on history of the head of the system, concepts of rhythms and beats, proper footwork, defenses against daga, daga versus daga, and how to receive techniques safely. Strongly Recommended: KIN ETD 1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN ETD3 Eskrima - Tenio DeCuerdas 3 1.00 Unit
A third semester course of the Filipino martial art system of Tenio DeCuerdas Eskrima. The course will focus on concepts of sectoring, advanced footwork, trapping and locking, intermediate daga versus daga concepts, and how to safely receive advanced techniques. Strongly Recommended: KIN ETD2 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN ETD4 Eskrima - Tenio DeCuerdas 4 1.00 Unit
A fourth semester course of the Filipino martial art system of Tenio DeCuerdas Eskrima. The course will focus on concepts of the third arm, proper leg evasions, and advanced open hand and daga versus daga techniques. Strongly Recommended: KIN ETD3 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN FG1 Footgolf 1 1.00 Unit
This is an introductory course to the sport of Footgolf. Footgolf is a combination of the popular sports of soccer and golf. On a shortened golf course, players kick a regulation size 5 soccer ball into a large hole in as few shots as possible. This course will focus on the history, rules, and the etiquette of the sport and how to apply putting techniques effectively. The course will be offered on campus and at a local golf course. Students will be charged a minimal fee each time they use the Footgolf course.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN FJW1 Fitness Jog Walk 1 1.00 Unit
This course is an introduction to a cardiovascular activity that will benefit anyone, regardless of age or fitness level. Individualized walking programs are designed to promote general overall fitness. Jogging and walking skills will be improved through the practice of effective and technically correct movement patterns.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN FJW2 Fitness Jog Walk 2 1.00 Unit
This is a progressive continuation course to Fitness Jog Walk 1. The proper technique and fundamental principles of training for this activity will be reviewed. Basic exercise physiology will be discussed. The student will be given training regimens to increase their pace, speed, distance and endurance for middle distances i.e.) 5K - 10K. Nutritional requirements and dietary advice will be presented. Training logs will be used to document performance. Pre and post walk/jog assessments will be done to establish a baseline of conditioning and reflect increases in performance. Strongly Recommended: KIN FJW1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN FL1 Flag Football 1 1.00 Unit
This is an introductory course designed to give the student an opportunity to review and practice the basic fundamental skills relative to the game of flag football.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN FL2 Flag Football 2 1.00 Unit
This is an intermediate course designed to teach students the principles of short-field flag football. Instruction will include: rules, regulations, and concepts of play for 4-on-4 and 5-on-5 flag football. Strongly Recommended: KIN FL1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN FL3 Flag Football 3 1.00 Unit
This course is a continuation course for Flag Football 2. Review of the rules and regulations will be included. This level course will provide instruction on more complex offensive tactics, defensive strategies and concepts of play for 7 on 7 and 8 on 8 flag football. Students will receive instruction on the the principles of long-field flag football. Strongly Recommended: KIN FL1 and KIN FL2 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN FL4 Flag Football 4 1.00 Unit
This is an advanced course designed to teach students competitive strategies for flag football. Advanced offensive and defensive strategies for 4v4, 5v5, 7v7, and 8v8 will be discussed. Prerequisite: KIN FL1, KIN FL2 and KIN FL3 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN FNE1 Fencing - Epee 1 1.00 Unit
This course is an introduction to epee. Emphasis is on the technical and tactical skills unique to epee fencing. Basic skills include the development of correct footwork, precise blade action, and sound tactical decisions.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN FNE2 Fencing - Epee 2 1.00 Unit
This is a second semester course for epee. Emphasis is establishing consistent technical and tactical skills unique to epee fencing. There will be introduction to use of electrical equipment. Strongly Recommended: KIN FNE1 with a minimum grade of C Footwork movements advance, retreat, and lunge) must be correct and controlled.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN FNF1 Fencing- Foil 1 1.00 Unit
This course is an introduction to foil. Emphasis is on the technical and tactical skills unique to foil fencing. Basic skills include the development of correct footwork, precise blade action, and sound tactical decisions.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN FNF2 Fencing - Foil 2 1.00 Unit
This is a second semester course for foil. Emphasis is establishing consistent technical and tactical skills unique to foil fencing. There will be introduction to use of electrical equipment. Strongly Recommended: KIN FNF1 with a minimum grade of C Footwork movements (advance, retreat, and lunge) must be correct and controlled.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN GBW1 Guts and Butts Workout 1 1.00 Unit
This course will focus on improving muscle strength and endurance of the abdominals, gluteals, quadriceps, and hamstrings. Functional exercises such as squats, lunges and planks will be utilized.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN GBW2 Guts and Butts Workout 2 1.00 Unit
This course will focus on strengthening the core and glute muscles. Students will learn how to use equipment such as steps, TRX, swiss balls, and dumbbells to increase exercise intensity. Strongly Recommended: KIN GBW1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN GF1 Golf 1 1.00 Unit
This is an introductory course to the sport of golf. The course will include the rules, regulations and etiquette of golf, the fundamental swing skills for the long and short game and appropriate club selection. Beg-Intermediate and Intermediate players can benefit from the basic instruction to improve their skill set through the art of practice on the range. The course will be offered at a local golf range and student will be charged a minimal fee for bucket of balls to be used.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN GF2 Golf 2 1.00 Unit
For students who possess the rudimentary skills of golf and aim to improve those abilities. Students will hone their putting, short game, mid-long iron play and driving capabilities. The course is offered at a local driving range who will charge a minimal fee for practice balls.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN GF3 Golf 3 1.00 Unit
Advanced technical aspects of golf match play will be included. Additionally, psychological skills for the elite golfer will be incorporated including visualization, pre-shot routines, relaxation methods and self-talk strategies.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN GF4 Golf 4 1.00 Unit
This course will provide elite golfers with a detailed technical appreciation of the game. Furthermore, a psychological analysis of self-efficacy, arousal regulation, concentration and focus will be applied to golf.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN JDR1 Jujutsu - Danzan Ryu 1 1.00 Unit
An introductory course of the martial art system of Danzan Ryu Jujutsu: a hybrid of Japanese Jujitsu, Judo, and Kenpo, and the Hawaiian art of Lua. Techniques are not strength based and primarily involve the use of joint and nerve manipulation, precision striking, and throwing to subdue an attacker. This course will focus on history of the system and founder, basic movement, escapes, trip throws, strikes, and how to receive techniques safely.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN JDR2 Jujutsu - Danzan Ryu 2 1.00 Unit
A second semester course of the martial art system of Danzan Ryu Jujutsu. This course will focus on history of techniques and the successor, ukemi, holds, trip throws, sweep throws, and how to receive techniques safely. Strongly Recommended: KIN JDR1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN JDR3 Jujutsu - Danzan Ryu 3 1.00 Unit
A third semester course of the martial art system of Danzan Ryu Jujutsu. This course will focus on ukemi, escapes, locks, sweep throws, reap throws, hip throws, pins, striking combinations, and how to receive techniques safely. Strongly Recommended: KIN JDR2 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN JDR4 Jujutsu - Danzan Ryu 4 1.00 Unit
A fourth semester course of the martial art system of Danzan Ryu Jujutsu. This course will focus on ukemi, escapes, locks, constrictions, hip throws, drop throws, and how to receive techniques safely. Strongly Recommended: KIN JDR3 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN PF Personal Fitness 1.00 Unit
An independent, self paced, personal activity program planned and implemented in conjunction with student goals. Based on goals and results of a fitness assessment and health risk appraisal, an individualized program is developed through personal counseling. Programs can include a physical assessment profile, a health risk appraisal, an individualized exercise/activity program, nutrition counseling, health/wellness education, and behavior modification. The student is required to meet with the instructor on campus at the beginning and end of the semester. This is a hybrid class in which the students are assessed and there is a lecture component in the beginning of the class. At the end of the term the students will be reassessed and there will be individual instruction, handouts and another face-to-face lecture.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN PL1 Pilates 1 1.00 Unit
This course is an introduction to the Pilates Method of body conditioning. This course presents a system that helps build flexibility and long lean muscles as well as strength and endurance in the legs, abdominals, arms, hips and back. Strong emphasis is placed on spinal and pelvic alignment.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN PL2 Pilates 2 1.00 Unit
This Kinesiology course is continued study of the Pilates Method. The student will learn the principle of neutral spine, how to use Pilates props to provide variation and increased difficulty, and create level 2 exercise routines to enhance overall fitness. The concept of "complete coordination of the body, mind and spirit" will be experienced. Strongly recommended: KIN PL1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN SI1 Soccer - Indoor 1 1.00 Unit
Students will practice the skills of kicking, passing, trapping and heading necessary for controlled indoor soccer play. Students will discuss and employ basic offensive and defensive strategies and tactics; and put into practice the rules governing soccer.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN SI2 Soccer - Indoor 2 1.00 Unit
A second semester course for outdoor soccer. This course will focus on the defensive and offensive tactics of the sport. Students will use the skills covered in Indoor Soccer 1 (SI1) while participating in both small sided and full sided play. Strongly Recommended: KIN SI1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN SO1 Soccer - Outdoor 1 1.00 Unit
This course will teach students the rules of soccer and the fundamental skills of soccer including passing, receiving, shooting, and dribbling. Students will participate in both small-sided and full-sided play.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN SO2 Soccer - Outdoor 2 1.00 Unit
A second semester course for outdoor soccer. This course will focus on the defensive and offensive tactics of the sport. Students will use the skills covered in Soccer - Outdoor 1 (SO1) while participating in both small sided and full sided play. Strongly Recommended: KIN SO1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN SW1 Swimming 1 1.00 Unit
An introductory course designed to teach basic swimming skills and is designed for non-swimmers who cannot complete one length of the pool (25 yards). Emphasis will be on the physical and psychological adjustment to the water as well as basic swimming stroke technique. Students will also learn aquatics safety methods.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN SW2 Swimming 2 1.00 Unit
This is a beginning level course designed to teach fundamental swimming skills. Emphasis will be on developing basic swimming techniques for the freestyle and backstroke, and include an introduction to breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke. Students will also learn aquatic safety methods. Strongly recommended: KIN SW1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN SW3 Swimming 3 1.00 Unit
This is an Intermediate Swimming course. Instruction includes refining the competitive strokes (freestyle, backstroke, butterfly, breaststroke), the introduction of the individual medley, and competitive turns for each stroke. Strongly recommended: KIN SW2 (completed with a grade of "C" or better).
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN SW4 Swimming 4 1.00 Unit
This is an advanced course designed to enhance the overall knowledge and technique for the aspiring swimmer. Instruction will include an in depth analysis of stroke, turn, and start techniques used in competition (Intercollegiate, High School, Open Water, Triathlon, USA Swimming, and Recreational League).
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN SWF1 Swimming for Fitness 1 1.00 Unit
This course is designed to introduce students to conditioning for swimming. This is a broad level course that will utilize a variety of strokes to increase cardiovascular fitness, as well as introduce the students to different training methodologies. Strongly recommended: KIN SW2.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN SWF2 Swimming for Fitness 2 1.00 Unit
This is an intermediate level swim fitness course with an emphasis in sprint training. This course will teach the student about the different aspects of sprint training as they relate to different distances (50 and 100 yards/meters). Instruction will also include sprint training for each of the competitive strokes (backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly). Strongly Recommended: KIN SWF1, KIN SW3
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN SWF3 Swimming for Fitness 3 1.00 Unit
This is an intermediate level swim fitness course with an emphasis in middle distance training. This course will teach the student about the different aspects of middle distance training for freestyle as they relate to specific race distances: 200, 400, and 500. Instruction will also focus on the 200 & 400 Individual Medley and the 200's of the strokes (backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly). Strongly Recommended: KIN SWF1 and KIN SW3
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN SWF4 Swimming for Fitness 4 1.00 Unit
This is an intermediate level swim fitness course with an emphasis in distance training. This course will teach the student about the different aspects of distance training for freestyle as they relate to specific race distances: 800/1500 meters and 1000/1650 yards. Instruction will also include an introduction to open water swimming techniques and strategies. Strongly Recommended: KIN SWF1 and KIN SW3
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN TK1 Tae Kwon Do 1 1.00 Unit
A beginning level self-defense course designed to teach fundamental techniques of Taekwondo. Developing basic techniques in kicking, punching and sparring, the course will introduce concepts of fitness and cardio-respiratory conditioning achieved through participating in Taekwondo. This course is structured as a martial arts class.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN TK2 Tae Kwon Do 2 1.00 Unit
This martial arts course is structured as a continuation from Level 1 Taekwondo. The intermediate techniques of kicking, punching and sparring will reinforce concepts of fitness and cardio-respiratory conditioning achieved through participating in Taekwondo. Students will learn intermediate self-defense techniques from Taekwondo skills. Attending and observing local tournaments will be assigned as an off campus activity. Strongly Recommended: KIN TK1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN TK3 Tae Kwon Do 3 1.00 Unit
This martial arts course is structured as a continuation from Level 2 Taekwondo. The advanced techniques of blocks, kicks and stances will reinforce concepts of fitness, cardio-respiratory conditioning, strength and balance achieved through participating in Taekwondo. Students will learn advanced self-defense techniques and advanced required forms in Accordance with World Taekwondo Federation Regulations. Attending and observing local tournaments will be assigned as an off campus activity. Strongly Recommended: KIN TK2 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN VB1 Volleyball Beginning 1.00 Unit
Provides instruction on the individual and team skills and strategies of volleyball.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN VB2 Volleyball Intermediate 1.00 Unit
This is a course designed and developed for the intermediate level volleyball player. It is a continuation of beginning volleyball with an emphasis in executing the fundamental skills and techniques of power volleyball at a higher level. This course differs from beginning volleyball in that set patterns and systems of offense and defense are used in a team strategy. BEFORE ENROLLING student should have proficiency in the skills of passing and setting. Strongly Recommended: KIN VB1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN VB3 Volleyball Advanced 1.00 Unit
Advanced techniques of volleyball with emphasis on competitive play. Strongly Recommended: KIN VB2 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN WT1 Weight Training 1 1.00 Unit
This course provides an introduction to weight training. Students will learn how to improve muscle strength and muscle endurance through the correct application of basic weight training principles.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN WT2 Weight Training 2 1.00 Unit
Weight Training 2 is a continuation course to the Basic course WTW1. The Principles of Training, Level 2 terminology and weight training biomechanics will be presented. Level 2 programs and possible variations will be applied in the prescription of the personal weight training program. The course will incorporate lectures on possible injuries and prevention in a more advanced weight training setting. Implementation of goal setting, tracking, analyzing, progressing individual programs will be included. Strongly Recommended: KIN WT1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN WTW1 Womens Weight Training 1 1.00 to 2.00 Units
This specialized course will provide an orientation to the basic weight training machines available in gyms/clubs and proper gym etiquette, a study of the basic musculoskeletal anatomy and kinesiology of the female body, present the fundamental tenets of weight training, discuss how to maintain healthy body composition, and information on designing a weight training program to achieve attainable personal goals. Pre/Post Fitness Assessments will be conducted to establish a baseline of fitness and a measuring instrument for improvement toward weight training goals Through proper education and implementation of sound weight training principles, the female student will be able to maintain a healthy lifestyle throughout various stages of life.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN WTW2 Womens Training 2 1.00 Unit
Women's Weight Training 2 is a continuation course to Women's Weight Training 1. Students will increase muscular strength and/or muscular endurance using weight machines, free weights, and body weight exercises. Implementation of program design and goal setting will be included. Strongly Recommended: KIN WTW1 with a minimum grade of C.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN YO1 Yoga 1 1.00 Unit
This is an introductory course exploring the principles of Hatha Yoga and how they apply to achieving lifetime fitness. Emphasis is on developing awareness of body alignment, balance, and flexibility through a series of exercises and poses. Breathing exercises, relaxation and meditation techniques are learned and practiced throughout the course.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN YO2 Yoga 2 1.00 Unit
This is an intermediate Hatha Yoga course that emphasizes intense stretching, balancing, and building of muscular strength. A series of poses and breathing techniques will be practiced in order to create a more strenuous yoga experience. Emphasis will be on the principles of healthy living, along with proper posture, relaxation and meditation techniques. Strongly Recommended: KIN YO1 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN YO3 Yoga 3 1.00 Unit
This is an intermediate/advanced Hatha Yoga course that introduces the student to a variety of Yoga styles and meditation practices. Gentle, Restorative, and Vinyasa Yoga along with various meditation techniques will be practiced, improving concentration, physical endurance, flexibility, balance, and posture. The course integrates intermediate breathing techniques to deepen the level of introspection in both poses and meditation. Basic Sanskrit terminology will be introduced. Emphasis will be placed on mindfulness and strengthening the mind/body connection. Strongly Recommended: KIN YO1 and KIN YO2 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN YO4 Yoga 4 1.00 Unit
This course introduces the student to the advanced practice of Yoga and meditation. Students learn the practice of vigorous Vinyasa flow to improve concentration, physical endurance, flexibility, balance and posture. This course integrates Yoga philosophy and advanced breathing techniques to deepen the mind/body connection and reduce stress. Strongly Recommended: KIN YO1 and KIN YO2 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN ZUM1 Zumba Fitness Workout 1 1.00 Unit
Zumba is a Latin-inspired, dance-fitness workout class that incorporates Latin American inspired music, along with jazz, hip hop, pop, country and African inspired international music. Zumba workouts will use choreographed steps and movements to form a fitness based calorie burning dance workout.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN YIN1 Yin Yoga 1 1.00 Unit
This course is an introduction to the practice of Yin Yoga. Yin Yoga is a meditative, therapeutic practice that combines slow dynamic movement with longer static holds. Yin poses are held for 3-5 minutes, cultivating mindfulness, introspection, and the deeper aspects of Yoga. Longer hold times stimulate connective tissue, signaling the body to create more resilient ligaments, joints, deep fascial networks and bones. Appropriate for all levels.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN FJW3 Fitness Jog Walk 3 1.00 Unit
This is a progressive continuation course to Fitness Jog Walk 2. The course will continue to enhance one's knowledge of using walking/jogging in competition, whether it be cross country events, local race events, fun runs or competitive recreational events. Emphasis will be on speed work, terrain training, endurance development and training for varying outdoor weather conditions. The physiological and psychological aspects of competitive activity is presented. Training regimens and performances will be documented in logs for assessment and training adjustments. Nutritional and treatment of typical chronic orthopedic injuries will be discussed. Extracurricular and off campus events will be encouraged. Strongly Recommended: KIN FJW2 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
KIN FJW4 Fitness Jog Walk 4 1.00 Unit
This is a progressive continuation course to Fitness Jog Walk 3. This course focuses on walking and/or jogging to enhance one's cardiovascular fitness, body composition, and overall general health. This course is ideal for the general population to begin or continue a lifetime of exercise. Walking/Jogging techniques, training intensity assessment, methods for improvement and personal programs will be provided during the course. With consistent practice and implementing sound fitness principles provided by this course, one will benefit from participation. Proper jog/walk technique, progressive training programs, nutrition, hydration, and injury prevention will be addressed. Strongly Recommended: KIN FJW3 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 

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