Jan 23, 2022  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
2021-2022 College Catalog
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FAW 168 - Basketball I

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

Fundamental basketball skills for the student athlete or recreational player. Includes key components of basketball, 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 essential basketball skills (ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding, guarding).
  2. Demonstrate coordinating movements and responding with teammates within designated offensive and defensive systems.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to adhere to an exercise program.

  1. Key Components of Basketball
    1. History
    2. Terminology
    3. Rules and scoring
    4. Etiquette
  2. Personal Safety and Preparation

      A.   Assessing health risks

      B.   Principles and safety considerations of warming up and cooling down     

      C.   Proper attire, including footwear for personal safety

      D.   Confidence in playing basketball

III.   Individual Skills

A.   Dribbling

B.   Passing

C.   Catching

D.   Pivoting

E.   Shooting

F.   Guarding

G.   Rebounding

IV.  Team Skills/Systems

A.   Offensive systems and strategies

B.   Defense systems and strategies

C.   Special situations

1.   Free throws

2.   Inbound plays

3.   Last second shots

4.   Use of time-outs

Effective Term:
Spring 2019

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