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FAW 167 - Baseball I

1 Credits, 2 Contact Hours
0 lecture periods 2 lab periods

Fundamental baseball skills for the student athlete or recreational player. Includes key components of baseball, personal safety and preparation, individual skills, and team skills.

Information: May be taken two times for a maximum of two credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran’s Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate the essential baseball skills (throwing, catching, fielding, batting, and base running).
  2. Demonstrate offensive skills in batting and base running with proper technique.
  3. Demonstrate defensive skills in fielding and play execution strategies.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to adhere to an exercise program.

Outline:
  1. Key Components of Baseball
    1. History
    2. Terminology
    3. Rules and scoring
    4. Etiquette      
  2. Personal Safety and Preparation
    1. Assessing health risks
    2. Principles and safety considerations of warming-up and cooling down
    3. Proper attire, including footwear for personal safety
    4. Confidence in playing baseball

II.    Individual Skills

A.   Throwing

B.   Fielding

C.   Hitting

D.   Specific position responsibilities

E.   Base running

III.   Team Skills

A.   Offensive strategies

B.   Defensive strategies

C.   Special situations


Effective Term:
Spring 2019



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