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					               Lansing Community College
Physical Fitness and Wellness Department
    Health, Fitness and Wellness Guide to
                     Classes and Services
                                                                                                                                            Course Offerings
                                                                                                                                            Course Offerings
                                                                                                                                            Aquatics Courses
                                                                                                                                            Aquatics Courses
                                                                                                                                            Swimming: Primary Skills (Unit Code: PFAQ100)
                                                                                                                                            Prerequisite: None
                                                                                                                                            This introductory swimming course focuses on the development of basic
                                                                                                                                            swimming strokes, rhythmic breathing, survival swimming, and beginning
                                                                                                                                            diving skills.

                                                                                                                                            Swimming: Stroke Development (Unit Code: PFAQ101)
                                                                                                                                            Prerequisite: None
                                                                                                                                            Recommended: PFAQ100
       f you’re serious about getting fit, staying healthy and developing                                                                    The development of skills in front crawl and backstroke is the emphasis
                                                                                                                                            of this class. Students will be introduced to the backcrawl, breaststroke,
       or maintaining a personal, realistic wellness plan, clip on your                                                                     and butterfly, with strong concentration on rhythmic breathing.
       pedometer and head on over to the Physical Fitness and                                                                               Swimming/Training (Unit Code: PFAQ104)
    Wellness Department at Lansing Community College.                                                                                       Prerequisite: None
                                                                                                                                            This course is ideal for swimmers interested in skill development in all     Parent/Toddler Water Adjustment (Unit Code: PFAQ115)
                                                                                                                                            competitive swimming strokes as well as in a fitness program design. The      Prerequisite: None
    Many people are not aware that LCC has fitness centers, nutrition                                                                        student should be able to swim 500 yards in 10 minutes.                      Recommended: PFAQ114
    classes, weight training courses, a pool—essentially a total fitness                                                                     Water Walking/Toning (Unit Code: PFAQ106)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The emphasis of this parent/toddler water adjustment class is on skill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         development, safety, and fun. The development of water experiences,
    package that can be customized to meet your needs.                                                                                      Prerequisite: None
                                                                                                                                            A variety of walking and running moves are utilized in this course in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         improvement of motor development, coordination, and social skills will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         highlighted. Toddlers should be between the age of two and five years,
                                                                                                                                            shallow or deep water to enhance cardiovascular fitness. Toning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         depending upon skill development and/or instructor approval.
                                                                                                                                            exercises for arms, abdominal, and thighs are used extensively.
                                                                                                                                            Non-ballistic moves are emphasized.                                          Parent/Child Swim (Unit Code: PFAQ116)
                                                                        Find out for yourself what Lansing Community College has to
     Adult Classes
     Adult Classes                                                      offer by reading through this special It’s All About Health and     Water Exercise I (Unit Code: PFAQ107)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Prerequisite: None
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Recommended: PFAQ115
     If scuba, team and individual sports, Latin ballroom dance or      Wellness! Guide to Classes and Services provided by LCC’s
                                                                                                                                            Prerequisite: None
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         This course focuses on parent/child water skill development, socialization
     wilderness survival skills are what you’re looking for, we’ve                                                                          This course utilizes a variety of movements performed in shallow or deep
                                                                        Physical Fitness and Wellness Department.                                                                                                        skills, and safety. Individualized instruction is given for advancement of
1                                                                                                                                           water, to improve cardiovascular fitness and flexibility. No swimming                                                                                       2
     got that! Yoga, fencing, judo, Tai-Chi or Hydrofit water                                                                                skills required.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         motor skill and coordination in the aquatic environment. Children should
     aerobics courses revs up your metabolism, we’ve got that too!      To participate in LCC’s health and wellness classes or to utilize                                                                                be four to five years or receive instructor approval.
                                                                                                                                            Hydro-Fit Exercise I (Unit Code: PFAQ110)
     LCC offers an impressive range of course experiences for all       college fitness centers and/or swimming pool you must first           Prerequisite: None
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Arthritis Foundation Aquatics Program (Unit Code: PFAQ118)
     ages and fitness levels in these areas and many more.               become an LCC student. Admission applications are available                                                                                      Prerequisite: None
                                                                                                                                            This course is designed to give the student an overall water fitness
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         This course will give the student exercises for range of motion in
                                                                        online at If you need assistance completing            workout with little impact to the joints or back. The class uses Hydro-Fit
     Senior Tuition Discount
     Senior Tuition Discount                                            one or have questions about where to start call the Physical        buoyancy equipment to tone and strengthen muscles, develop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         comfortable water temperatures and will improve and help maintain
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         flexibility and well-being.
     Lansing Community College offers a 50 percent discount             Fitness and Wellness Department at 483-1227, visit us on the
                                                                                                                                            coordination, and increase flexibility.
     in tuition for senior citizens 62 years of age and older. This                                                                                                                                                      Scuba Certification Class (Unit Code: PFAQ119)
                                                                        Downtown Campus in Room 351 Gannon Building or send an              Hydro-Fit Exercise II (Unit Code: PFAQ111)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Prerequisite: Minimum 2.0 in PFAQ112
     means seniors can take any class at LCC for a 50 percent           e-mail to:
                                                                                                                                            Prerequisite: None
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         This course is designed to allow students who have completed scuba
     tuition discount. Seniors may be interested in taking courses in                                                                       Recommended: PFAQ110
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         PFAQ112 or equivalent to complete their open water scuba
     fitness, performing arts, music, computers, etc. Any senior in      Fitness Facilities
                                                                        Fitness Facilities                                                  Hydro-Fit Exectise II is a water fitness program using water resistance
                                                                                                                                            to tone and strengthen muscles, develop coordination and increase
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         certification training. Upon successful completion of the class, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         student will receive Scuba Schools Internationals’ open water
     the state of Michigan can take as many classes as they want        Fitness Center
                                                                        Fitness Center                                                      flexibility by using Hydro-Fit exercise equipment. Emphasis is placed on
     at this discounted rate.                                           Two locations are available on the Downtown Campus in               increasing abdominal, shoulder, arm and lower body strength. (This class
                                                                                                                                            is similar to Hydro-Fit I, but meets three times per week.)                  Basic Lifeguarding (Unit Code: PFAQ120)
                                                                        Lansing and West Campus in Delta Township. Fitness Center
     Summer camps
     Summer camps                                                       equipment includes weight and aerobic machines, stationary          Scuba (Unit Code: PFAQ112)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Prerequisite: None
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         This course is designed to provide the necessary minimum skills of
     Currently basketball, volleyball, fencing and swimming camps       bicycles and a running track. Students can use both facilities      Prerequisite: None
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         training to qualify as an entry-level lifeguard.
     are available for a variety of ages. As partners with              by enrolling in Total Fitness classes. For students who want to
                                                                                                                                            This basic course in scuba diving includes both classroom and pool
                                                                                                                                            training instruction. Upon successful completion of class, the student is    Water Safety Instruction (Unit Code: PFAQ122)
     Extension and Community Education we offer the A+ Summer           use the facilities but not earn academic credit, student            eligible for scuba certification following open water training.               Prerequisite: None
     Youth programs which have a wide variety of camps for kids in      memberships are available.                                                                                                                       This course is designed to assist in teaching basic aquatic skills for
     the summer months through August.                                                                                                      Parent/Infant Water Adjustment (Unit Code: PFAQ114)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         instructors. Teaching modalities and how different students learn is
                                                                                                                                            Prerequisite: None
                                                                        Weight Room
                                                                        Weight Room                                                         This course places emphasis on parent/infant water adjustment, safety,
     It’s a perfect time to
     It’s a perfect time to                                             The weight room includes Icarian, Cybex, Paramount, Hammer          and fun. Instruction will focus on the development of water experience
     get fit!
     get fit!                                                            Strength and Morden machines and over 10,000 pounds of free         and improvement of motor skills and coordination for infants between the
                                                                                                                                            ages of six months and two years.
     There is no better time than now to begin your journey to          weights. The weight room offers classes for beginners all the
     better health or redirect your current quest to wellness. LCC      way to the advanced student. Expert instruction is provided in
     is here to help you achieve your health, fitness and wellness       the safe, proper and effective use of this equipment.
     goals; whether your interest is in better nutrition, learning or
     improving your game, or simply making a few changes for a          Swimming Pool
                                                                        Swimming Pool
     better and healthier you.                                          The swimming pool is 25 yards and six lanes and includes a
                                                                        one meter diving board. A wide variety of aquatics classes
     Exercise physiologists, dietitians and other expert faculty at     offers everything from primary skills to swim training to scuba
     Lansing Community College are dedicated to improving the           diving to water exercise. The pool is available for open swim
     wellness of anyone who has a desire to live a healthier life.      too. Check pool hours online at
                                   Dance Courses
                                   Dance Courses                                 music for Latin partnership dancing. Dances will be selected from the      Dance Exercise (Unit Code: PFFT136)                           Fit for Life Exercise (Unit Code: PFFT169)
                                                                                 following: Cha-cha, rumba, mambo, merengue, salsa, samba, and tango.       Prerequisite: None                                            Prerequisite: None
                                     Ballroom Swing I (Unit Code: PFDA142)                                                                                  This course includes warm-ups and exercise from               This course introduces the older student to
                                      Prerequisite: None                         Ballroom Bronze I Workshop (PFDA151)
                                                                                                                                                            various dance genres including ballet, modern, and jazz       the benefits and importance of a regular
                                         Recommended: Enrollment with a          Prerequisite: None                                                         designed to develop flexibility, strength, and                 exercise program to combat the
                                           partner                               Recommended: Enrollment with a partner                                     coordination. Emphasis is placed on toning and                debilitating effects which inactivity has
                                            Introduction to the study of         Introduction to the study of ballroom including partnership technique,     stretching.                                                   upon aging. The student will learn the
                                            ballroom swing including             dance posture, basic patterns, and music for traditional ballroom dances                                                                 benefits of cardiovascular exercise as well
                                            partnership technique, dance         including waltz, fox trot, cha-cha, rumba, and swing.                      Basketball Fitness Training (Unit Code: PFFT147)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          as flexibility, mobility, and range of motion.
                                                                                                                                                            Prerequisite: None
                                            posture, basic patterns, music       Latin Ballroom II (Unit Code: PFDA152)                                     This course is not a traditional basketball class.
                                            and style of the Swing dances.       Prerequisite: None                                                         Participants will be in a workout class that will have
                                            Includes introduction to             Recommended: PFDA147, and enrollment with a partner                        an emphasis on conditioning using basketball drills
                                           dances using different styles and     This course is designed to build on the techniques introduced in Latin     and basketballs. Class activities will include running,
                                           speeds of music such as East Coast    Ballroom I, Ballroom I, Ballroom Swing I, or Ballroom Topics. Emphasis     continuous movement, shooting, defensive slides, and
                                          swing, West Coast swing, jitterbug,    will be placed on the following dance styles: cha-cha, rumba, mambo,       dribbling.
                                          and jive.                              samba, salsa, merengue, and tango.                                         Cardiac Rehab Exercise (Unit Code: PFFT151)
                                         Latin Ballroom I (Unit Code:                                                                                       Prerequisite: Department Approval
                                         PFDA147)                                                                                                           This continuing course includes medically-monitored
                                         Prerequisite: None                                                                                                 exercise and education, which emphasizes reducing the
                                        Recommended: Enrollment with a                                                                                      risk factors known to contribute to heart disease.
                                        partner                                                                                                             Methods and level of exercise are determined by the
                                        This course includes an                                                                                             participant’s physician and the program medical director.

                                        introduction to partnership technique,                                                                              Monitored by professional staff.

                                         dance posture, basic patterns and

                                                                                                                                                            Yoga Classes                                                                      Yoga: Continuing (Unit Code:
    Fitness and Physical                                                         Aerobic Exercise (Unit Code: PFFT120)
                                                                                 Prerequisite: None
    Conditioning Courses                                                         This course helps students to improve cardiovascular function and
                                                                                                                                                            Yoga: Beginning (Unit Code: PFFT170)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Prerequisite: None
                                                                                                                                                            Prerequisite: None
    Total Fitness A (Unit Code: PFFT100)                                         oxygen efficiency to enhance muscle structure and function through                                                                                             Recommended: PFFT170
                                                                                                                                                            This course is an introduction to yogic breathing and yogic
    Total Fitness B (Unit Code: PFFT101)                                         toning exercises, aerobic dancing, and stretching.                                                                                                              This course promotes psycho-physical integration of body and
3   Total Fitness C (Unit Code: PFFT102)
                                                                                                                                                            stretching exercises with emphasis on relaxation and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    mind through yogic breathing, stretching, and relaxation. Guided      4
                                                                                 Step Aerobics (Unit Code: PFFT122)                                         meditation. Yoga postures will be utilized to reduce
    Total Fitness D (Unit Code: PFFT103)                                                                                                                                                                                                              breathing and visualization are used to enhance depth and

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                                                                                 Prerequisite: None                                                         stress and tension.
    Prerequisite: None                                                           This course helps students improve cardiovascular efficiency through the                                                                                                quality of relaxation and meditation.
    Total Fitness encompasses fitness, nutritional health, and general            use of step platforms. Movement combinations with increasing
    wellness principles. Students will complete an assessment measuring          complexity will be used to increase student’s balance and coordination.
    aerobic fitness, strength, flexibility, and nutrition. With supervision of     Toning and stretching exercises will be used to complete muscle
                                                                                                                                                            Health and Wellness                                                                            Theory and Practice of Yoga (Unit Code: PFHW130)
    an instructor, students will develop and participate in an exercise plan                                                                                                                                                                                Prerequisite: None
    tailored to their individual needs. The course features flexibility of
                                                                                 balancing and flexibility. Educational material will be distributed to      Education Courses                                                                                 Recommended: PFFT170
                                                                                 increase student’s knowledge of fitness and wellness to improve             Health and Wellness Seminar (Unit Code:                                                                           This course explores the theoretical
    attendance and modular teaching.
                                                                                 personal quality of life.                                                  PFHW100)                                                                                                            foundations of yoga and its historical
    Jogging: Beginning (Unit Code: PFFT107)                                                                                                                 Prerequisite: None                                                                                                    framework. Lecture, discussion,
                                                                                 Adult Lifestyles Exercise (Unit Code: PFFT261)
    Prerequisite: None                                                                                                                                      This course introduces the                                                                                             and in-class practice will give
                                                                                 Prerequisite: Department Approval
    This course introduces jogging as a fitness modality and covers how to                                                                                   student to eight hours of various                                                                                   participants an opportunity to deepen
                                                                                 An opportunity for students to maintain and/or
    care for feet, proper equipment choices, clothing, and safety.                                                                                          topics related to health                                                                                    their understanding of yoga theory and how
                                                                                 improve their fitness level through
    Aerobic Boxing (Unit Code: PFFT111)                                          supervised aerobic exercise sessions and                                   awareness, wellness, and/or                                                                              it pertains to their daily practice. Students
    Prerequisite: None                                                           health education. Emphasis is on                                           prevention of lifestyle-related illness.                                                               will explore how yoga exercises and relaxation
    This course will teach the art of self-defense while improving your          regular, safe exercise and healthy                                                                                                                                              practices promote health and fitness through stress
                                                                                                                                                            Medical Alternatives for Health and
    aerobic and anaerobic capacity.                                              lifestyles.                                                                                                                                               reduction.
                                                                                                                                                            Wellness (Unit Code: PFHW105)
    Body Flexibility (Unit Code: PFFT112)                                        Mind/Body Fitness: The Nia Technique                                       Prerequisite: None                                                             Therapeutic Touch and Yoga (Unit Code: PFHW133)
    Prerequisite: None                                                           (Unit Code: PFFT134)                                                       This course discusses alternatives in maintaining health and correcting        Prerequisite: None
    This course is designed to increase body flexibility by learning proper       Prerequisite: None                                                         illness. The students will examine the six major medical systems, as well      Recommended: PFHW130
    stretching techniques and applying these techniques to range of motion       Nia blends self-expressive, simple                                         as many alternative therapies from around the world.                           This course will combine the theories and practices of yoga and
    and muscle flexibility.                                                       movements from martial arts, dance                                                                                                                        Therapeutic Touch (TT). The foundation of TT is yoga meditation. Classes
                                                                                                                                                            Human Nutrition (Unit Code: PFHW123)
                                                                                 arts and healing arts for balanced                                                                                                                        provide practice in Energy Theory as it applies to individual learners and
    Core Strength and Flexibility Training (Unit Code: PFFT113)                                                                                             Prerequisite: Reading Level 5
                                                                                 conditioning. Nia empowers                                                                                                                                as an agent of healing. Balanced with TT will be breathing and relevant
    Prerequisite: None                                                                                                                                      Recommended: Biology
                                                                                 students to achieve physical,                                                                                                                             research and theory.
    This course combines core training and flexibility exercises. Students will                                                                              This course is an introductory course in human nutrition. Topics include
                                                                                 mental, and emotional well being                                           digestion, absorption, metabolism, and biological functions of nutrients;      Self-Awareness: Key to Wellness (Unit Code: PFHW161)
    use calisthenics and floor exercises to improve muscle strength, increase
                                                                                 through a safe cardiovascular ex-                                          nutrition needs throughout the life cycle; relationship of nutrition and       Prerequisite: None
    flexibility, and develop core strength (back and abdominal muscles).
                                                                                 ercise approach. Nia is designed                                           eating patterns to health and disease; individual and societal influences       This course introduces the student to aspects of self-awareness that can
    Proper flexibility techniques and exercises will be emphasized. Students
                                                                                 to connect students to their                                               on food choices; and the role of government in food safety and security.       lead to greater vitality in all aspects of life. The student will learn ways
    will experience a total body workout utilizing all major muscle groups.
                                                                                 inner rhythm through greater                                                                                                                              in which he or she is influenced by family and cultural beliefs. Tools for
    Advanced Circuit Training (Unit Code: PFFT114)                               body awareness.                                                                                                                                           changing behavior will be presented.
    Prerequisite: None
    This course is designed to incorporate strength conditioning, muscle en-
    durance, flexibility, and cardiovascular training for a total body workout.
    This can be accomplished in a relatively short time frame by utilizing the
    circuit training method.
    Healthy Lifestyles (Unit Code: PFHW163)                                        Seminar: Wilderness Survival Techniques (Unit Code: PFHW190)                                     Karate: Beginning (Unit Code: PFSP114)                          Tennis: Beginning (Unit Code: PFSP124)
    Prerequisite: Reading Level 5 and Writing Level 6                              Prerequisite: None                                                                                Prerequisite: None                                             Prerequisite: None
    This course introduces the student to lifestyle skills that lead to better     This course provides basic outdoor survival skills and techniques to                               This course introduces the basic skills of karate:            This course will introduce the student to the following skills: ground
    health. The student will learn healthy nutritional habits, basic fitness        campers, outdoor enthusiasts, and group leaders. Among the topics are                              kicking with the feet and knees, and punching with            strokes, serve, volley, lob, and overhead serving as well as doubles and
    concepts, positive stress reduction, and development of a personalized         shelter, fire, water, signals, orienteering, food procurement, hot/cold                                   the fist and hands.                                      singles strategy.
    healthy lifestyle plan. Assessment skills and wellness concepts will be        stress management, toxic bites, edible plants of the world, and survival at
    put into practice.                                                             sea. Course includes an optional three-day field trip exercise.                                                  Karate: Intermediate (Unit Code: PFSP115)        Tennis: Intermediate (Unit Code: PFSP125)
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Prerequisite: None                              Prerequisite: None
    Stress Management (Unit Code: PFHW181)                                         Seminar: Wild Food Plants (Unit Code: PFHW191)                                                                    Recommended: PFSP114                           Recommended: PFSP124
    Prerequisite: None                                                             Prerequisite: None                                                                                                This course further develops karate            This course will introduce the student to the lob, half volley, and a number
    This course helps students understand the basic components of the              This course introduces 77 kinds of edible wild plants and their toxic                                             skills in punching with the fists and           of different serves. The student should be able to demonstrate and
    stress response and how they limit our physical, mental and emotional          look-a-likes from Michigan and adjoining states. The students learn to                                           hands, kicking with feet and knees, and         execute the fundamentals of tennis: ground strokes, net volley, serve, and
    well-being. Students learn and apply basic principles that help to resolve     distinguish these plants on the basis of observed plant characteristics.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 essential body movement in combative               the knowledge of scoring the game.
    stressful situations and lead to greater sense of ease and pleasure in life,   The material is illustrated in slides and handouts. Several outdoor

                                                                                                                                                                                            activities with an emphasis on free sparring.
    work and relationships.                                                        experiences are provided. Conservation is stressed.                                                                                                              Volleyball: Beginning (Unit Code: PFSP126)
                                                                                                                                                                                            Karate: Advanced (Unit Code: PFSP116)                   Prerequisite: None
                                                                                                                                                                                             Prerequisite: None                                     This course introduces the student to the fundamental skills of volleyball.
    Martial Arts, Angling, Team and                                                Bowling: Advanced (Unit Code: PFSP106)                                                                      Recommended: PFSP114 or PFSP115                      Course emphasis is on proper serving, setting, forearm passing, spiking,
    Martial Arts, Angling, Team and                                                                                                                                                             This course places primary emphasis on              positioning, rules, and game strategy.
                                                                                   Prerequisite: None
    Individual Sports Classes
    Individual Sports Classes                                                      Recommended: PFSP105                                                                                            the development of sparring
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Competitive Volleyball (Unit Code: PFSP127)
    Aikido (Unit Code: PFSP100)                                                    This course is an extensive review of skills introduced at the beginning                                          techniques as they relate to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Prerequisite: None
    Prerequisite: None                                                             level. Students develop strategies in lane reading.                                                                 punching and kicking. Students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Recommended: PFSP126
    This course is an introduction to the philosophy of Aikido. Basic                                                                                                                                  spar and move toward the
                                                                                   Fencing: Beginning (Unit Code: PFSP107)                                                                                                                          This course provides the student with
    movements of Aikido as a martial art are introduced.                                                                                                         competitive aspect of karate as a martial art.
                                                                                   Prerequisite: None                                                                                                                                               a conceptual framework for
    Angling: Beginning (Unit Code: PFSP101)                                        This course is designed to introduce the student to basic skills and          Pool: Beginning (Unit Code: PFSP117)                                               advanced
    Prerequisite: None                                                             theories in foil fencing. Course emphasis is placed on basic skills such      Prerequisite: None                                                                 offensive
    This course introduces the student to angling with demonstrations of           as advance, retreat, lunge, disengage, coupe’, one-two double’, riposte,      This course introduces students to the fundamentals of pool (pocket                and
    basic angling tackle and techniques. Information is provided on Michigan       counter parry and riposte, and advance-lunge. Group instruction is used.      billiards). Primary course emphasis is on stance, grip, bridge, aim, and           defensive
    sport fish and their habitat. Fishing trips are taken for steelhead, walleye,                                                                                 stroke. Cue ball position shots such as stop, follow, draw, and center are         systems of
                                                                                   Fencing: Intermediate (Unit Code: PFSP108)
    salmon, trout, bass, and other game fish. Students are introduced to the                                                                                      covered.                                                                           volleyball.
                                                                                   Prerequisite: Minimum 2.0 in PFSP107
    excitement, satisfaction and mystique of fishing.                                                                                                                                                                                                Individuals
                                                                                   This course builds upon the 12 basic fencing skills                           Pool: Intermediate (Unit Code: PFSP118)
5                                                                                                                                                                Prerequisite: None
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    work on skill                                                                             6
    Basketball: Beginning (Unit Code: PFSP102)                                     and introduces rules and complex fencing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    drills and intra-class competition.
                                                                                   movements. Students will use acquired skills                                  Recommended: PFSP117
    Prerequisite: None
                                                                                   in fencing bouts.                                                             This course reviews the fundamentals of stance, grip, bridge, aim, and             Judo: A to Z (Kata) (Unit Code: PFSP130)
    This course introduces the student to the fundamental skills of basketball.
                                                                                                                                                                 stroke. Skill improvement and concentration techniques are stressed.               Prerequisite: None
    Course emphasis is placed on ball handling, passing, shooting, and rules.      Golf: Beginning (Unit Code: PFSP109)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    This course is designed to provide beginning Judo
                                                                                   Prerequisite: None                                                            Tai Chi I (Unit Code: PFSP122)
    Basketball: Advanced (Unit Code: PFSP103)                                                                                                                                                                                                       students with comprehensive instruction in basic
                                                                                   This course is an introduction to the                                         Prerequisite: None
    Prerequisite: None                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Judo techniques as well as experiences in
                                                                                   basics of golf which includes                                                 This course introduces the first 30 forms of the Yang-style Tai Chi.
    Recommended: PFSP102                                                                                                                                                                                                                            learning portions of Kodokon Kata (Nage-no-kata,
                                                                                   equipment, grip, stance and                                                   Students develop techniques to focus on relaxation and inner calmness.
    This course is designed for the student who has a sound understanding                                                                                                                                                                           Katame-no-kata, Juno-kata, Goshin Jutsu).
    of basketball skills. Drills will be used to enhance passing and shooting      posture, club swing, and the rules                                            Tai Chi II (Unit Code: PFSP123)                                                    The emphasis is on the art of Judo.
    skill development. Emphasis is placed on team play as well as individual       and etiquette of golf.                                                        Prerequisite: None
    skill improvement.                                                             Golf: Intermediate (Unit Code: PFSP110)                                       Recommended: PFSP122
                                                                                   Prerequisite: None                                                            This course covers more difficult forms in Tai Chi. Yang-style Tai Chi
    Bicycling Camping/Touring (Unit Code: PFSP104)
                                                                                   Recommended: PFSP109                                                          stresses the health and well-being of the whole person. Yang-style
    Prerequisite: None
                                                                                   This course will review the basics                                            movements allow students to move in slow, smooth, steady, and
    This course is a two and one half day bicycle trip in a scenic area of
                                                                                   of golf: equipment, grip, stance and                                          continuous movement.
    Michigan. The class will include two nights of camping and two days
    of bike riding 35-45 miles each day. Base camp will be set up or a sag         posture, and club swing. Students will
    wagon will be used. Carrying your own gear will be optional.                   be given drills to foster and improve

    Bowling: Beginning (Unit Code: PFSP105)
                                                                                   proper swing mechanics for course
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    Prerequisite: None                                                                                                                                                                                                         P h y s i c a l F i t n e s s a n d We l l n e s s D e p a r t m e n t a t L ansing Community College
    This course is a basic introduction to bowling. Primary emphasis is            Indoor Soccer (Unit Code: PFSP111)
                                                                                   Prerequisite: None
    placed on spot bowling, release, and approach. Students become familiar                                                                                                                                                       I’m interested. Please send me the following information:
    with bowling etiquette and                                                     This course is designed to introduce
                                                                                    students to the basics of indoor soccer.                                                                                                      Admission information
                                                                                    Passing and shooting drills are                                                                                                               Facilities brochure
                                                                                   emphasized along with team play.                                                                                                               Physical Fitness and Wellness Department Brochure
                                                                                                          Modifications to
                                                                                                          soccer rules are                                                                                                        Class schedule book
                                                                                   used to accommodate indoor soccer rules.                                                                                                            Spring courses            Summer/Fall courses
                                                                                   Judo: Beginning (Unit Code: PFSP112)                                                                                                        Have you ever taken classes at LCC?       Yes       No
                                                                                   Prerequisite: None
                                                                                   This course is designed to familiarize students with
                                                                                   basic Judo techniques of falling, throwing, and                                                                                          Date of birth                                                       Name
                                                                                   grappling. (F,Sp,Su)
                                                                                   Judo: Intermediate (Unit Code: PFSP113)                                                                                                  Address                                                             City                        State      Zip Code
                                                                                   Prerequisite: None
                                                                                   Recommended: PFSP112                                                                                                                     Telephone                                                           E-mail
                                                                                   This course works toward a series of sequential Judo movements with
                                                                                   continued emphasis on throwing and grappling.                                                                                            Last high school/college attended                                   Area of interest
                                                                             Weight Training II (Unit Code: PFWT124)
                                                                             Prerequisite: None
                                                                             Recommended: PFWT112 or PFWT123
                                                                             This course expands students’ knowledge of progressive resistance
                                                                             (weight) training, (using both free weights and machines), thus increasing
                                                                             the variety and methods of training techniques. Students will
                                                                             monitor their food intake throughout the semester, further developing an
                                                                             understanding of the impact of appropriate dietary habits on resistance

Weight Training Courses
Weight Training Courses
Introduction to Weight Training (Unit Code: PFWT112)
Prerequisite: None
This basic resistance (weight) training course is designed to introduce
resistance training and proper lifting techniques to students. Safety
rules, proper use of equipment, and concepts of lifting will be
Weight Training I (Unit Code: PFWT123)
Prerequisite: None
This course is designed to promote physical fitness through progressive
resistance (weight) training. Instruction will include principles, methods
and techniques of resistance training. Using this material, students
will design their own program with emphasis on muscle strengthening,
muscle endurance and weight reduction. Principles of proper body

mechanics will be applied.

Kinesiology Program
Kinesiology Program
Students who graduate with an associate degree in kinesiology will be able to work in entry-level positions in fitness
leadership, wellness promotion, corporate wellness, etc., or transfer to four-year institutions in the field of kinesiology. Students
who transfer often enter a teacher certification program in physical education or undergraduate studies in kinesiology in
corporate or clinical professional programs.

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                                                                                                     Vice Chairperson; Robert E. Proctor, Secretary/Treasurer;
                                                                                                     Mark H. Canady, Trustee; Jerry Hollister, Trustee; Thomas Rasmusson,
                                                                                                     Trustee; Robin M. Smith, Trustee.
                                                                                                     Judith F. Cardenas, Ed.D., President, Lansing Community College.
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   5600-PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS                                                                – a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and
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   LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE                                                                or by phone at (312) 263-0456. The Commission’s address is
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   LANSING, MICHIGAN 48901-9963                                                                      0456. Lansing Community College (Downtown Campus) is located in
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