Physical Education General (PEGNRL)

Courses

PEGNRL 100   CREDIT FOR VETERANS WITH SIX MONTHS ACTIVE SERVICE   1 Units

CREDIT FOR VETERANS WITH SIX MONTHS ACTIVE SERVICE

PEGNRL 103   BEGINNING ARCHERY (GP)   0.5 Units

An activity course designed to teach the student the fundamental techniques of archery for use as a leisure-time activity.

PEGNRL 104   BEGINNING BADMINTON (GP)   0.5 Units

An activity course designed to teach the student the basic skills, knowledges, strategies, and understandings of badminton.

PEGNRL 108   BEGINNING BOWLING (GP)   0.5 Units

An activity course designed to develop or improve the fundamental skills of bowling so that bowling can be utilized now, and later in life, as a recreational activity.

PEGNRL 109   INTERMEDIATE BOWLING (GP)   0.5 Units

A course designed to develop the bowler on the intermediate skill level through intermediate and advanced techniques.

PEGNRL 114   BEGINNING RACQUETBALL (GP)   0.5 Units

This activity course is designed to teach the fundamental skills of racquetball. Students will develop a basic understanding of the skills, rules, history, and strategies needed to play racquetball

PEGNRL 117   INTRODUCTION TO MOUNTAIN BIKING (GP)   1 Units

This is a beginning level, weekend only, introduction into the sport of mountain biking. The majority of the class will meet at the Kettle Moraine State Park for instruction and activity. A course fee of $20.00 for State Park Permit. Additional course fee of $85.00 for mountain bike rental if needed.

PEGNRL 118   BASIC MILITARY RAPPELLING (GP)   1 Units

Students will learn and demonstrate basic rappel techniques and safety in the classroom while demonstrating the skills developed on a vertical wall rappel. Skills will include knot tying, Swiss rappel seat construction, belay procedures and Swiss rappelling.
CROSS-LISTED: PEGNRL 118 AND LDRSHP 118

PEGNRL 120   BEGINNING GOLF (GP)   0.5 Units

To learn the basic skills, rules, and etiquette of golf for use as a leisure-time activity.

PEGNRL 121   INTERMEDIATE GOLF (GP)   0.5 Units

An activity course designed to give the student the opportunity to develop and utilize intermediate skills in golf. Students will practice their skills in an actual nine-hole course setting.

PEGNRL 135   BICYCLING (GP)   1 Units

This bicycling course is designed for both the beginner to the intermediate rider. A variety of topics will be included: safety, proper size and riding technique, equipment, repairs & amintenance, basic physiological benefits, cycle touring and route development. Trips will be on low traveled roads and bike paths. Bikes and helmets are available.

PEGNRL 141   BEGINNING YOGA (GP)   0.5 Units

An activity course which introduces the techniques of performing basic asanas (exercises) and purposeful breathing. Extra emphasis is given to toning the body, using deep muscle isometrics, and concentration in relaxation and better mental attitudes.

PEGNRL 142   INTERMEDIATE YOGA (GP)   0.5 Units

An activity course designed which expands on the techniques of performing intermediate asanas and new methods for breathing, massage, and imagery. Special emphasis is given to limbering the body while using deep muscle isometrics, imagery in everyday life, stress reduction, and nutrition designed to improve lifelong health.

PEGNRL 149   BEGINNING COUNTRY WESTERN DANCE (GP)   2 Units

This course is an introduction to contemporary Country Western dance, with selections drawn from an array of continuously emerging line and partner dances, as well as the standard couple dances. Some standard CW couple dances include, but are not limited to Waltz, Polka, Two Step, Triple Two Step, Double Two Step, Progressive Two Step, and Pony.

PEGNRL 150   BEGINNING SWIMMING (ARC LEVELS III-IV) (GP)   0.5 Units

An activity class designed to help the student develop proficiency in the front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, and treading water. The breaststroke and sidestroke are introduced. Prereq: Demonstrate all completion requirements in the American Red Cross Level II course.

PEGNRL 151   INTERMEDIATE SWIMMING (ARC LEVEL V-VI) (GP)   0.5 Units

An activity course designed to polish the students front crawl and back crawl, as well as develop proficiency in the breaststroke and sidestroke. The butterfly, approach stroke, turns, and surface dives are introduced.
PREREQ: ARC LEVEL IV OR ITS EQUIVALENT

PEGNRL 158   BEGINNING SKIN AND SCUBA DIVING (GP)   1 Units

An activity course emphasizing basic skin and scuba diving knowledges, skills, safety precautions, and recreational benefits through 22 hours of classroom and practical work. Successful completion of the course qualifies students for check-out dives and final scuba diver certification. The course is taught under the auspices of the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI).

PEGNRL 159   BEGINNING CANOEING (GP)   1 Units

An activity course designed to develop techniques and safety skills necessary for river and lake canoeing. Students will be responsible for the cost of transportation.

PEGNRL 160   BEGINNING TENNIS (GP)   0.5 Units

An activity course instructing students in the basic fundamentals of tennis. The course consists of learning and practicing six basic strokes. An attempt is made to develop an appreciation and love for the game so the student will participate in the activity after college.

PEGNRL 167   BEGINNING WEIGHT TRAINING (GP)   0.5 Units

A course designed to develop a basic understanding of the use of weights as fundamental techniques and skills and to help the individual set up and understand a good program of training.

PEGNRL 170   BEGINNING SELF DEFENSE (GP)   0.5 Units

An activity course designed to increase personal fitness, to develop skills in the defense of one's self, and to develop skills to identify crime situations and how to handle them.

PEGNRL 175   BEGINNING TAE KWON DO: KARATE (GP)   0.5 Units

An activity course designed to teach the fundamental physical and mental skills of Tae Kwon Do, a Korean style of karate. The course will cover basic blocks, kicks, strikes, and forms, as well as proper breathing techniques and the theory of power. Emphasis will be placed on how karate can be used for self-defense.

PEGNRL 176   INTERMEDIATE TAE KWON DO: KARATE (GP)   0.5 Units

An activity course designed to teach the intermediate physical and mental skills of Tae Kwon Do, a Korean martial art. The course will review skills learned in Beginning Tae Kwon Do. Emphasis will be placed on forms and self-defense techniques.
COREQ: PEGNRL 175

PEGNRL 177   INTRODUCTION TO MARTIAL ARTS WEAPONS (GP)   0.5 Units

A course designed to teach beginning martial arts weapon skills. Students will discuss various weapons used in the martial arts and will learn basic skills and techniques in the bo staff and escrima sticks.
PREREQ: BEGINNING TAE KWON DO OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

PEGNRL 178   ADVANCED TAE KWON DO (GP)   1 Units

The course is designed to enhance skills learned in the beginning and intermediate classes along with developing more advanced skills. Students will discuss and practice various advanced techniques, skills, strategies and philosophies in martial arts, along with a constant focus on sound structural basics.
PREREQ: PEGNRL 175 AND PEGNRL 176

PEGNRL 179   MARTIAL ARTS SPARRING TECHNIQUES (GP)   Repeatable   0.5 Units

Course focuses on techniques, strategies, and skills to improve self-defense and martial arts competition.
PREREQ: PEGNRL 175; COREQ: PEGNRL 176

PEGNRL 180   OPEN WATER SCUBA "CHECK-OUT DIVES" (GP)   1 Units

An activity course which reviews basic diving and give the student five open water diving experiences. Students will be asked to show skills and knowledges gained in pool and lecture portion of Beginning Skin and Scuba Diving.
PREREQ: PEGNRL 158 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

PEGNRL 183   EXERCISEWALKING (GP)   0.5 Units

An activity class to teach students a variety of walking styles and training routines. Students develop a program of exercise walking which best fits their lifestyle and physical fitness needs.

PEGNRL 187   MILITARY CONDITIONING (GP)   Repeatable   1 Units

An activity course which is an introductory study for men and women of military calisthenics designed to develop both individual fitness and leadership skills essential to the management of an effective organizational physical fitness program.

PEGNRL 190   SWIM FOR FITNESS (GP)   0.5 Units

An activity course helping students utilize their swimming skills to develop and maintain fitness; distance, fartlek, interval techniques, and dry land exercises are taught. Out-of-class activity is recommended.

PEGNRL 192   PERSONAL HEALTH AND FITNESS FOR LIFE (GP)   1 Units

An activity course which develops students understanding of the importance of a healthy lifestyle, while experiencing the choices available. Students will develop a basic understanding of creating and/or assessing healthy and safe exercise program(s) relative to their goals and needs.

PEGNRL 193   INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC PARTICIPATION   Repeatable   1 Units

PEGNRL 193 is open to all students who are selected to participate on an intercollegiate athletic team at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. The student-athlete must participate in the physical activity and lectures pertaining to the preparation of a varsity athletic team for the entire season to receive credit for the class. (May count for degree credits but not credits in a major or minor.)

PEGNRL 209   AMERICAN PARTNER DANCE: LINDY, LATIN & NIGHT CLUB (GP)   3 Units

Students enrolling in this course must register with a partner. Students practice partner dancing that evolved from interactions of Americans with African-Americans, Afro-Cubans, and other Caribbean Cultures. American Lindy Hop, Night Club Two Step, Cha Cha, and Mambo/Salsa dances are presented for beginners. Cultural-historical backgrounds, musical accompaniment, gender role expectations, and partnering dance skills are introduced through practice, readings, community outreach, lecture, and assignments.

PEGNRL 490   WORKSHOP   Repeatable   0.5-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques.

PEGNRL 497   EXCHANGE STUDY   Repeatable   0.5-12 Units

Variable topics.

PEGNRL 498   INDEPENDENT STUDY   Repeatable   0.5-3 Units

Variable topics. Individual activity in an area of special interest for a variable number of units under the sponorship and guidance of a faculty member.