Beginning Shotokan Karate

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Outdoor and Rec Athletics

Course Number: 
0101
Institution: 
Hampshire College
Shotokan Karate is an unarmed form of self-defense developed in Japan. It stresses the use of balance, timing and coordination to avoid an attack and strikes as an effective means of counterattack to be used after a block if necessary. Students will learn basic methods of blocking, punching, kicking, and combinations thereof; basic sparring; and basic kata, prearranged sequences of techniques simulating defense against multiple opponents. 5-College students will be graded pass/fail.
Comments: 

May be used for CEL 1 requirement.

Variable Credit Comments: 

0-2 credits

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
310751

Course Sections

Beginning Shotokan Karate
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
1 0.0

Marion Taylor;Samuel Kanner

mmtCC@hampshire.edu;sikOP@hampshire.edu

08:30PM-10:00PM M,W

Robert Crown Center 21