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Aerobics II
A well-structured course in which the student will achieve coordination and strength through a cardiovascular workout. This achievement will come from combining high and low impact movement performed at a level suitable to the individual. The course includes an easy understanding of anatomy and physiology as well as nutrition and diet control. Combined with credit KINE-2101.

Basketball
Instruction for all levels of skill in the fundamentals of basketball. Emphasis upon the development and improvement of total fitness, skill and general knowledge about basketball for leisure time use. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-1105.

Beginning Golf
Beginning golfers will learn the theory, mechanics, and basic fundamentals of golf, rules, etiquette, and the use of irons and metal woods. Equipment will be furnished if needed. Tuition includes ball fee and use of golf clubs. Class will be held at the Riverside Golf Course.

Beginning Golf for Women
Having fun, seeing success and having support is the best way to learn the game of golf. That's why we created Golf for Women - an opportunity for women to learn the game alongside other women. Golf for Women - Level 1 Never played golf before, or have just a little experience Want to learn a game that will last for a lifetime Then this class is perfect for you. We start at the beginning...

Bowling
Fundamentals of bowling skills, strategies and scoring. For beginning and intermediate skill levels. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-1106.

Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
Prevention and care of athletic injuries with emphasis on qualities of a good athletic trainer, avoiding accidents and injuries, recognizing signs and symptoms of specific sports injuries and conditions, immediate and long-term care of injuries, and administering procedures in athletic training. Integrated with credit KINE-2356.

Cardio Conditioning
This course includes a variety of exercises focusing on increasing cardio-respiratory endurance as well as improving muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition. Movements set to music may include interval and circuit training, high and/or low impact movements, body sculpting, slide, cardio-dance, step aerobics and boot-camp style training. For questions please call...

Dance-Mid-East
Traditional and modern techniques of middle eastern dancing emphasizing fluidity of movement. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-1114.

Drug Use and Abuse
Study of the use and abuse of drugs in today's society. Emphasizes the physiological, sociological, and psychological factors. Integrated with credit KINE-1346.

Fencing I
Beginning fencing techniques and strategies of proper footwork and bladework. The beginning fencer will also learn the methodology of bouting along with a brief history of fencing. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-1118.

Fencing II
Students required to have had previous fencing training. Fitness, footwork, bladework and bouts emphasized. Students may continue with the foil or other weapons. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-2110.

First Aid
Instruction and practice for emergency care. Designed to enable students to recognize and avoid hazards within their environment, to render intelligent assistance in case of accident or sudden illness, and to develop skills necessary for the immediate and temporary care of the victim. Successful completion of the course may enable the student to receive a certificate from a nationally recognized...

Gymnastics I
Beginning to intermediate individual skill performance in tumbling and trampoline. Emphasis on strength, flexibility, balance and coordination. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-1121.

Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport
Orientation to the field of physical fitness and sport. Includes study and practice of activities and principles that promote physical fitness. Students set-up their workout schedule. This course was designed to provide the diagnosis and explanation of cardiovascular fitness. It includes the meaning and use of selected physiological parameters of fitness, weight training, flexibility, and...

Martial Arts- Karate I
Japanese-American Martial Art form stressing physical fitness and self defense. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-1147.

Martial Arts Aikido
Aikido is a no punch, no kick art of self-defense. Using Aikido's throwing and pinning arts properly, an attack can be neutralized without inflicting serious injury. At its higher levels, it is an effective discipline for the development, integration and utilization of all human powers-physical, mental and spiritual. Aikido I covers history, philosophy and basic techniques. For questions...

Martial Arts Aikido II
This course is a further clarification of the basic techniques and their applied variations. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-2113.

Martial Arts Conditioning
A comprehensive physical conditioning course, which includes calisthenics, plyometrics with medicine balls and strength and speed drills. Prepares and/or supplements conditioning for all forms of martial arts. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-1127.

Martial Arts Tai Chi
Fundamentals of a Chinese martial art form emphasizing health and self-defense (non-contact). It involves slow movements that resemble various animals in motion. It may be considered moving meditation. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-1128.

Martial Arts Tai Chi II
This course is designed for students who have completed Tai Chi I. The continuation and progression includes moving mediation and the remainder of the 108 movements that compromise the form. Emphasis will be placed on deepening one's own practice by focusing on the inner vertical; learning within each movement. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated...

Martial Arts Weaponry
A wide variety of martial arts weapons skills will be covered beginning with the short and long sticks. Conditioning drills will be included. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-1132.

Personal Health
A fundamental course in principles and problems of healthful living, as they apply today. This course emphasizes assessment of health status and a body of information that can lead to rational choice in lifestyle. Integrated with credit KINE-1304.

Sculling and Kayaking
This class is for people new to rowing. Once you are registered at ACC, you must email the Texas Rowing Center at info@texasrowingcenter.com to schedule your lessons from 10AM to 11:30AM on Saturdays/Sundays; or 6:30PM to 8PM on Mondays through Thursdays. Tuition includes use of rowing equipment and six-month membership to TRC (includes unlimited use of kayaks, canoes and SUPs).

Self Defense
Safety principles and skills which will enable students to avoid and/or minimize violence will be taught. Information on acculturated and lifestyle factors, which influence "victim profile" will be covered. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-1138.

Social Dance
A survey of popular and traditional social and ballroom dances including the Waltz, Fox Trot, Polka, Swing, Cha-Cha, Tango, Latin Rhythms, Country Western, and other current dances. Emphasis on partnering techniques and variations of each dance. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-1116.

Conditioning-Stretching/Flexibility
A physical-conditioning course that emphasizes correct techniques for improving flexibility with individual and partner stretches from athletics, dance and yoga. May include Pilates matwork and balance ball exercises. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu.

Swimming I
Beginning swimming skills are taught including the American crawl, backstroke, breaststroke and sidestroke. Correct breathing skills are emphasized. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-1141.

Tennis I
The fundamentals of tennis strokes, forehand, backhand, serve and volley as well as game scoring, positioning and etiquette for beginning player with emphasis for lifetime activity. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-1142.

Tennis II
Continuation and progression from beginning tennis. Students with mastery of fundamental strokes will learn through play and instruction in the more advanced strategies and skills. Emphasis on development of total fitness and more advanced play for leisure use. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-2120.

Volleyball
An introductory course to the fundamentals of volleyball including passing, serving, setting, and spiking. Students will learn rules and court strategy for playing the game. Emphasis on total fitness and recreational skills for leisure. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-1144.

Volleyball II
Continuation and progression from beginning volleyball. Students with mastery of the fundamental skills of volleyball will learn more advanced strategies and skills of the game. Emphasis on development of total fitness and more advanced play for leisure use. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-2121.

Conditioning- Walk/Jog
A physical conditioning course that emphasizes cardiovascular fitness through your choice of walking, jogging, or a combination of both. Students will not be required to run. Correct techniques in striding and form will be introduced in addition to discussion of the benefits of aerobic exercise, nutrition, weight management, and associated topics. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024...

Weight Training II
Intermediate and advanced level training routines for complete muscular development. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-2122.

Weight Training I
This course is designed to help students identify and understand the benefits of weight training and how weight training affects the body. They will also be able to design and develop a balanced weight training program to meet their individual needs. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-1145.

Yoga I
Introduction to yoga including traditional yoga postures emphasizing flexibility, breathing and relaxation techniques as well as careful attention to alignment in classical yoga poses. Props will be utilized depending upon the instructor. For questions please call Roy Ramos 512.223.6024 or roy@austincc.edu. Integrated with credit KINE-1146.


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