Advanced Swimming

Course Description

An introduction to Physical Education through skills and techniques for the advanced swimmer. Global and historical development of swimming as a fitness and competitive activity will be discussed. Advanced stroke skills, endurance swimming, racing turns and starts, and spring board diving will be covered. The student will perform skills at a greater speed and distance at an advanced motor skill level. American Red Cross stroke standards will be followed but adaptations will be allowed based on physical ability, age, strength and gender. Students will review basic exercise physiology and nutrition appropriate to swimming.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
27266 KNES 1D 01 ·····S· 10:00 AM-11:50 AM Mary Donahue POOLW

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-09-26 to 2022-12-16.

Course Details

0.5 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 0
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 2
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


KNES D001C or KNES D01CX, or equivalent swimming skills
EWRT D211. and READ D211., or ESL D272. and D273.
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