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CMS Department of Physical Education

The Colleges require all students to complete three semesters of physical education. Participation on a CMS intercollegiate athletic team will also count towards fulfilling the physical education requirement. All students are expected to complete this requirement during their freshman and sophomore years, except for those excused by the Chair of the Department of Physical Education for medical reasons or because of prior military service.

Registration procedures and deadlines for physical education courses or teams are identical to those of credit courses. Courses offered through other Claremont Colleges may also be elected.

For physical education questions, contact physical education director Randy Town at randy.town@cms.claremont.edu 

Physical education courses for the remote learning semester include the following:

 

Breakdancing/Hip Hop

Don Sevilla (B-Boy Don)
Phone: (562)569-8800
Email: ddsa2017@pomona.edu, bboydon0080@hotmail.com

Office Hours: Email to set up appointments via Zoom or phone call.

Course Description
This online course will introduce students to the basic techniques and movements of Breakdancing and various forms Hip Hop Dance. Instructional videos will be sent via email and students will be able to access the pre-recorded choreography at any time. Videos will include a warm up and stretching session along with instructions to choreographed dance routines for students to move in conjunction with. Proper body mechanics, development of coordination, muscle control, and vocabulary/terminology will also be covered in the videos. Although the course will focus primarily on breaking, other Hip Hop styles such as basic Popping and Locking will also be incorporated. The main goal is to try the dances, get a good workout and have fun!” Instructional videos will be sent 1-2 times per week (Typically on Tuesday and/or Thursday).
 
Student Learning Outcomes
1. Students will be able to demonstrate basic Breakdance techniques and develop a sense of confidence to execute their dance skills in an informal setting (Dance Cypher).
2. Understand some of the history, vocabulary and context in which Breaking was developed.
3. Students will also reap the physical, emotional and mental benefits of dancing, such as show increased ability in areas of flexibility, musicality, coordination and cardio endurance
 
Attendance and Grading
Grading will be based on participation and attendance will be verified through email responses to the videos sent. Once videos have been sent via email, students are to confirm that the videos were received and that the activities were completed in the form of an email response to the instructor. In order to receive a pass/credit for the course, a minimum requirement of 80% of classes must be completed with an email confirmation from the student.

 

CATZ/Circuit Training

Jennifer Clark
jennifer.clark@cms.claremont.edu 

Class Description
CATZ is a circuit training class based on whole body workouts in under an hour. In the class you will get strength training and cardio all in one workout (weights can be added if you wish but all workouts will be written to be done with what you have!) All workouts can be done in a small space so it can transfer for wherever you are.

Class Goals

Get fit in a supportive, inclusive environment that supports whatever your starting point is and hopes to build on that. By the end of the class you will know how to write full body workouts for yourself. At the end of the semester it is my hope that we will have a community of people who will support one another through workouts when we return to campus as well!

Grading
In order to pass this PE class you need to be in ‘attendance’ for at least 80% of the classes. There will be workouts for 2x/week for the 12 week period. So, in order to pass, you will need to be at 19 of the classes and participate in class ‘discussions’.

Community Expectations
Participate positively in the class. Have fun. Support other people in the class. Everything posted needs to be private, anything shared in our group should be supportive and positive.

Class Meetings
Will be fully determined by survey prior to the class beginning but my hope is to find 1 time a week where we can workout together (it will also be posted online) and the second workout will be done at your leisure.


CATZ - Beginner

Ryan Fahey
ryan.fahey@cms.claremont.edu 

Monday/Wednesday: 10:00-10:55 a.m.

Class Goals
To learn the basic functional movement of Catz in a enjoyable environment.

Equipment Needed
Computer with ability to Zoom

Expectations
Try your hardest, never give up, always have fun, and encourage others in class. Students may be asked to perform exercises that they are not familiar with, or that are difficult. The expectation is each student will attempt each exercise to the best of their ability.

Attendance
Students are required to attend 80% of classes in order to pass.

Class Function
Class will be taught via Zoom. Exercises will be broken into circuits and demonstrated at the start of class. The instructor will then keep time and organize each circuit during class. 

Zoom link
https://cmc-its.zoom.us/j/98832181670

 

Couch to 5K

Greg Lonzo
greg.lonzo@cms.claremont.edu 

Course Description
This class is designed for beginners to gradually build up their running ability so they can eventually run a 5k without stopping.  The pace of the 12-week running plan has been built to help progress students from mixed intervals of walking and running into a full 5k of running.  Each week will feature a different training plan and will consist of 2 expected workouts with a recommended 3 trainings per week.

Grading            
Students will work out on their own time each week and supply screenshots of their workouts to the instructor by the end of the week.  Students can use one of several apps that can be downloaded to your smart phone and have a detailed log of time, distance and path traveled.  Students will be expected to submit at least 19 workouts (80%) throughout the semester out of a total of 24 available (2x/week for 12 weeks).


Dance: Hip Hop

Don Sevilla (B-Boy Don)
Phone: (562)569-8800
Email: ddsa2017@pomona.edu, bboydon0080@hotmail.com

Office Hours
Email to set up appointments via Zoom or phone call.

Course Description
This online course will introduce students to the basic techniques and movements of various forms of Hip Hop Dance. Instructional videos will be sent via email and students will be able to access the pre-recorded choreography at any time. Videos will include a warm up and stretching session along with detailed instructions to choreographed dance routines for students to move in conjunction with. Proper body mechanics, development of coordination, muscle control, and vocabulary/terminology will also be covered in the videos. Although the course will focus primarily on choreography, other Hip Hop styles such as basic Popping and Locking will be incorporated. The main goal is to try the dances, get a good workout and have fun!” Instructional videos will be sent 1-2 times per week
(Typically on Tuesday and/or Thursday).

Student Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to demonstrate basic Hip Hop dance movements and choreography while developing a sense of confidence to execute their dance skills in an informal setting. Students will also reap the physical, emotional and mental benefits of dancing, such as show increased ability in the areas of coordination, musicality, flexibility and cardio endurance.

Attendance and Grading
Grading will be based on participation and attendance will be verified through email response to the videos sent. Once videos have been sent via email, students are to confirm that the videos were received and that the activities were completed in the form of an email response to the instructor. In order to receive a pass/credit for the course, a minimum requirement of 80% of classes must be completed with an email confirmation from the student.

 

Fitness Walking

Kurt Vlasich
kurt.vlasich@cms.claremont.edu 

Course Description
This course will be an intermediate level of fitness walking and conditioning.  Each week we will set goals on distance, time, and monitor progress using one of several apps that can be downloaded to your smart phone.  Students will work out on their own time each week, and supply screenshots of their workouts to the instructor by the end of the week.  Each week there will be a mileage minimum to accomplish.  Throughout the semester, several goals will be set for performance.  Goals such as average mile time, incline distance, and total number of miles walked.  All walking will be done on routes that the students feel comfortable with near their home.


Flexibility & Stretching

Kurt Vlasich
kurt.vlasich@cms.claremont.edu 

Course Description
This course is a basic introduction to flexibility and stretching.  Students will be expected to follow a guided series of stretches focusing on specific muscle groups provided by the instructor.  Students are expected to spend between 90 to 120 minutes each week stretching.  Stretching will be tracked by submitting a log at the end of every 2 weeks.  Stretching can be done at various times that work best for the student’s personal schedule.


Football Analytics

Kyle Sweeney
Email: ksweeney@cmc.edu
Office Phone: 909.607.1768
Cell Phone: 909.257.6776

Virtual Meeting Day(s): Thursday
Virtual Meeting Time: 8-9 a.m.
Office Hours: As requested.    

Course Description
This class is Pass/Fail.  In order to receive a passing grade, you must attend at least 80% of class meetings and provide a good effort while in attendance.  If we miss a class due to poor local weather, professor illness, etc., we will base on the attendance on the number of classes actually held. 

  1. Technology
  1. Required: Microphone, Webcam
  2. Platform: Zoom
  3. You will need a reliable computer with adequate specs and a reliable internet connection.  I also highly recommend arranging a “plan B” in case of problems.  Often, problems occur are browser related or poor internet connection.  If something isn’t working right, try another browser. 
  4. Access to YouTube
  1. Course objectives
  1. Students will understand the basics of American football
  2. Students will explore the areas of football analytics though lecture, research and student presentation.
  3. Student will explore various football game situations and discuss if they should have been handled differently from an analytics perspective.
  1. Expectations, Procedures, and Policies
  1. Email address: you are required to REGULARLY (each week day) check your student email account.  All email correspondence will be sent to your student email address. 
  2. Response to Students: students should expect a timely response to email questions. You should receive a response within 24 hours of your email. When you email me, please include your full name within the body of the email and the title of class you are enrolled in.
  3. Adjustments to syllabus: the instructor reserves the right to make adjustments to the syllabus and/or grading policy as needed in order to meet the instructional needs and goals of the class.  Students will be notified of any adjustments to the syllabus.

Football, Defensive Strategy

Mark Odin
modin@cmc.edu 

Course Description
  1. Grading
    This class is Pass/Fail.  In order to receive a passing grade, you must attend at least 80% of class meetings and provide a good effort while in attendance.  If we miss a class due to poor local weather, professor illness, etc., we will base on the attendance on the number of classes actually held.
  2. Technology
  1. Required: Microphone, Webcam
  2. Platform: Zoom
  3. You will need a reliable computer with adequate specs and a reliable internet connection.  I also highly recommend arranging a “plan B” in case of problems.  Often, problems occur are browser related or poor internet connection.  If something isn’t working right, try another browser. 
  4. Access to YouTube
  1. Course objectives
  1. Students will understand the basics of American football
  2. Students will explore the basics of opponents’ offensive terminology, personnel, formations, philosophies, run and pass game strategies
  3. Students will understand the basics of defensive terminology, personnel, formations, philosophies, run and pass game strategies
  4. Students will be able understand opponents’ offensive run and pass base structures
  5.  Students will be able to understand basic defensive fronts and coverages
  1. Expectations, Procedures, and Policies
  1. Email address: you are required to REGULARLY (every day) check your student email account.  All email correspondence will be sent to your student email address. 
  2. Response to Students: students should expect a timely response to email questions. You should receive a response within 24 hours of your email. When you email me, please include your full name within the body of the email and the title of class you are enrolled in.
  3. Adjustments to syllabus: the instructor reserves the right to make adjustments to the syllabus and/or grading policy as needed in order to meet the instructional needs and goals of the class.  Students will be notified of any adjustments to the syllabus.

 

Football, Offensive Strategy

Mark Odin
modin@cmc.edu 

Course Description
  1. Grading
    This class is Pass/Fail.  In order to receive a passing grade, you must attend at least 80% of class meetings and provide a good effort while in attendance.  If we miss a class due to poor local weather, professor illness, etc., we will base on the attendance on the number of classes actually held.
  2. Technology:
  1. Required: Microphone, Webcam
  2. Platform: Zoom
  3. You will need a reliable computer with adequate specs and a reliable internet connection.  I also highly recommend arranging a “plan B” in case of problems.  Often, problems occur are browser related or poor internet connection.  If something isn’t working right, try another browser. 
  4. Access to YouTube
  1. Course objectives
  1. Students will understand the basics of American football
  2. Students will explore the basics of opponents’ defensive terminology, personnel, fronts/coverages, philosophies, strategies
  3. Students will understand the basics of offensive terminology, personnel, formations, philosophies, run and pass game strategies
  4. Students will be able understand opponents’ defensive front and coverage structures
  5.  Students will be able to understand basic offensive run and pass strategies
  1. Expectations, Procedures, and Policies
  1. Email address: you are required to REGULARLY (every day) check your student email account.  All email correspondence will be sent to your student email address. 
  2. Response to Students: students should expect a timely response to email questions. You should receive a response within 24 hours of your email. When you email me, please include your full name within the body of the email and the title of class you are enrolled in.
  3. Adjustments to syllabus: the instructor reserves the right to make adjustments to the syllabus and/or grading policy as needed in order to meet the instructional needs and goals of the class.  Students will be notified of any adjustments to the syllabus.

 

Football Passing

Kyle Sweeney
Email: ksweeney@cmc.edu
Office Phone: 909.607.1768
Cell Phone: 909.257.6776

Virtual Meeting Day(s): Wednesday
Virtual Meeting Time: 8-9 a.m.
Office Hours: As requested.    

Course Description
This class is Pass/Fail.  In order to receive a passing grade, you must attend at least 80% of class meetings and provide a good effort while in attendance.  If we miss a class due to poor local weather, professor illness, etc., we will base on the attendance on the number of classes actually held.

  1. Technology
  1. Required: Microphone, Webcam
  2. Platform: Zoom
  3. You will need a reliable computer with adequate specs and a reliable internet connection.  I also highly recommend arranging a “plan B” in case of problems.  Often, problems occur are browser related or poor internet connection.  If something isn’t working right, try another browser. 
  4. Access to YouTube
  1. Course objectives
  1. Students will understand the basics of American football
  2. Students will explore the basics of the passing game
  3. Student will explore various football game situations and discuss if they could have been handled differently.
  1. Expectations, Procedures, and Policies
  1. Email address: you are required to REGULARLY (each week day) check your student email account.  All email correspondence will be sent to your student email address. 
  2. Response to Students: students should expect a timely response to email questions. You should receive a response within 24 hours of your email. When you email me, please include your full name within the body of the email and the title of class you are enrolled in.
  3. Adjustments to syllabus: the instructor reserves the right to make adjustments to the syllabus and/or grading policy as needed in order to meet the instructional needs and goals of the class.  Students will be notified of any adjustments to the syllabus.

 

Free Weights

Greg Lonzo
greg.lonzo@cms.claremont.edu 

Course Description
The course will consist of two workouts a week focusing on a full body training plan.  Each workout will take you through a series of strength exercises that will be mostly body weight training with the ability to add weights as available and desired.  In the first few weeks of the semester there will be video demonstrations for the exercises with the workouts.  The goal for the class is to introduce various workout styles throughout the semester and hopefully allow students to develop their own training plan. 

Grading
Two Workouts will be sent out to students at the beginning of each week and students will be expected to email instructor with confirmation when each workout is completed.  There will be 24 total workouts (2x/week for 12 weeks) and students will need to complete at least 19 workouts (80%) to receive a pass in the class. 

 

High-Intesity Interval Training (HIIT) 

Gina Oaks-Garcia
gina.oaks@cms.claremont.edu 

Course Schedule:
Tuesday/Thursday 10:00am and 11:00am
First HIIT class- September 1, 2020
Last HIIT class- November 19, 2020

Course Description
The online model of my High Intensity Interval Training classes will consist of mostly body weight movement exercises. Some of the workouts can be used with light weights if a student chooses to implement weight or has access to them.

We will do a high amount of reps in short amounts of time to get the heart rate up and cardiovascular endurance going. We rest as needed however get right back into action. The movements are based off of a timer and has built in rest periods throughout the workouts. You will perspire and feel amazing once you conclude each workout. Please be sure to hydrate efficiently, with the general rule of water consumption being half your body weight in ounces a day, plus 20 oz for every hour of rigorous exercise. (ex. Body weight @150 pound= 75 oz of water + 20 oz for 1 hr of exercise= 95 oz).

The workouts will be done in a small area through multiple platforms. Zoom will be the most used platform. Students will be receiving the workouts prior to class starting. Students unable to do the workout during the specific class time must send an email to me upon completion of the workout for accountability.

I am big on positive energy, smiles, and hard workers. Everyone’s fitness level will be at different levels and that’s ok. Your workout is your workout. Just keep moving.

Course Goals and Objectives
To build our cardiovascular endurance, Increase our fitness level throughout the semester, and have fun doing it.
My goal is to provide you with a solid base of physical movements that can be done anywhere at any time. HIIT training keeps your heart rate up and burns more calories in less time. Commons goals of HIIT classes would be defined as:
Weight Loss: Smaller figure and smaller number on the scale
Increase endurance: For people who want to increase their endurance for running and other activities
Gain Muscle and strength: Increase Mass and strength in a single rep max for any given exercise
Lose Fat: You want to see more muscle tone and definition.

If you have specific goals for the class please email me individually and we will come up with more specific plans.
 
 

HIIT Cardio

Chanel Murchison
540-842-7028
cmurchison@cmc.edu

Course Overview
Students will be participating HIIT workouts, which stands for High Intensity Interval Training. Coach will send HIIT workouts (2) to you each week (Sunday), that will consist of a series of bodyweight exercises that will get your heart rate up, are intended to be completed at maximum effort, and do not require extra equipment. Upon completing your workouts, you will summarize the workout (how you felt, what was hard, etc.) and submit by Thursday at 5:00pm PST.

Start of Course
Week of 2/1/2021

Grading
Grading will be based on timely receipt of above-mentioned documents. Please be sure to communicate about any accommodations or concerns with Coach Murchison early.       



Hiking

Mitchell Fedorka
mfedorka@cmc.edu 

Course Description
Develop cardiovascular fitness while exploring trails and utilizing hiking equipment and safety precautions.

Required Materials
Proper/comfortable hiking attire and shoes. Water bottles and snacks. Fitness tracking and sharing via the free Under Armor Map My Walk App.

Course Guide
Students must submit tracking information for 10 hikes of at least 2 miles each along with journal entries to track cardiovascular fitness and hiking experience for each hike. A Zoom meeting will be held the first and last week of classes. The first week will cover course expectations and information on submitting workout information to instructor. The last week will entail a short final presentation from each student on what their experience with the class has been, as well as providing information about their favorite hike that they have completed during the course.

Class Grading
50% Hike Participation/Journal Submissions (10 Hikes at 10 Points Each)
25% Zoom Participation (2 Zoom Meetings at 25 Points Each)
25% Final Presentation (50 Points)


Jogging

Jodie Burton
jodie.burton@cmc.edu 

Welcome to the jogging class!

You have selected a physical education course that allows you to “work out at a time/day” most convenient for you.

You are expected to work out at least 3 times per week---preferably 45 min---although 30 min is acceptable to pass the class. 

Please complete a log that includes date of work out, distance ( approx.) and length of time you were jogging.  Please email your log to me every two weeks  Jodie.burton@cmc.edu  

A minimum of 20 logged workouts are required to pass the class.

In the first two weeks of Nov. I will ask you to time yourselves in a 2 mile run----at your own pace---there is not a time requirement to complete the run.

Please turn in a minimum of 10 workouts by Sept 30.

My boss wants our grades turned in by Nov 19---please have the work completed by then.

I hope that you will enjoy the flexibility this class gives you.  Work hard---if you have any questions please email me any time.

Have fun ---put in the time.

 

Keeping Fit

Bill Walkenbach
bill.walkenbach@cms.claremont.edu 

Course Description
The course will consist of two full-body workouts each week.  Over the 1st two weeks, all workouts will be “body weight” workouts, in which students will not need any additional equipment.  As the semester progresses, students will be encouraged to get creative in finding ways to increase the intensity of their workouts through the use of items in their home. 

Workouts will consist of:
5 minute warmup/stretch
Upper body push exercise(s)
Upper body pull exercise(s)
Squat variations
Lunge variations
Exercises that isolate body parts such as: biceps, triceps, abdominals
Cardio (this will be recommended but not shown in case class is a recorded video session)
5-minute cool-down

Some exercises performed in the class will take the place of a cardio workout.  If students wish to build in an additional cardio component into their workout, it will be recommended that a rapid pace be kept between exercises. 

Students will be introduced to the concept of “time under tension” for increased muscle-building. Recommendations for alternative exercises will be made for students experiencing physical limitations.

 

Lacrosse Skills (Men's)

Scott Witkin
scott.m.witkin@gmail.com

Course Description
The Men’s Lacrosse PE class will focus on developing individual and team Lacrosse IQ in addition to the physical skill and conditioning of its participants.  Our goal is to create well-rounded athletes who possess the physical and mental skills to make them successful as players (and hopefully, one day, coaches).  

Course Goals
We will build individual skills through watching film from last season, evaluate individual skills and weaknesses, and work to build player fitness.  As a team, we will look to better understand lacrosse from the offensive sets we run, our roles within team defense, and building an overall understanding of the goals of a successful team. 

Course Expectations
The class will meet twice a week for ten weeks.  Participants will need to be present for at least 80% of the sessions in order to receive a passing grade. Tracking of independent activity will be each participant’s responsibility and is subject to the applicable academic integrity policies.

Class Meetings
The course will meet twice weekly at a time determined by a class survey, with independent skills development conditioning time to be logged and reported by each participant.  Once a week the team will meet through Zoom and Hudl while the second meeting will consist of independent conditioning.

 

Low Impact Circuit Training

Glenn Stewart
gstewart@cmc.edu

Course Description
PE087 teaches the beginning concepts of low impact circuit training fundamental techniques, of low impact body weight strength training, plyometrics. Students learn fundamental warm-up and cool-down techniques, running fundamentals, and basic philosophy of how to get stronger and more physically fit.

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the required course work, the student will be able to:

1) Complete a dynamic warmup
2) Achieve a higher level of physical fitness
    a. leg and arm strength
    b. cardio respiratory fitness
3) Show improved body awareness

Student Success
To maintain a positive learning environment for all students, please adhere to the following classroom expectations:

* Follow the course syllabus. It is the responsibility of each student to understand class expectations and read the syllabus prior to each class session.
* Courteously and respectfully listen to other students opinions and questions.
* Be prepared for each class session. Bring shorts/sweats, shirt/sweatshirt, shoes. (Athletic Gear)
* Participation

 

Meditation

Ana Dorrance
amdorrance@yahoo.com

Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m.

Course Description
This course introduces the student to a variety of meditation techniques from different traditions, including Mindfulness and light yoga. It will provide an overview of the neuroscience supporting the benefits of meditation including reduced stress, improved focus and improved sense of well-being, as well as addressing common obstacles to meditation. The learning outcome is for the students to be able to identify which techniques are best suited for them in varying situations and to develop a sustainable personal meditation practice to achieve the benefits desired.  This class is informed by the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course which is taught online over an 8-week period, typically for a fee of $675.  Similar courses are being taught effectively online. This course fee is $100 for 12 sessions.

 

Mindfulness-Based Emotional Intelligence

Ana Dorrance
amdorrance@yahoo.com

Tuesdays, 5:45 p.m.

Course Description
This is the Search Inside Yourself program, developed by Google, adapted to a one semester format.  The course develops mindfulness-based emotional intelligence, mental and emotional resilience, and leadership engagement. This course include instruction and practice of mindfulness techniques including micro-practices.  Emotional intelligence (EI) is now a top-ten skill required in the workplace; core EI skills such as self-awareness, self-management, and empathy are facilitated by mindfulness techniques and practice. By the end of the course, the goal is to help students thrive and enjoy greater productivity, effectiveness and well-being in all aspects of their lives.  This course is being taught effectively offered in online format for 6-modules at $875.  This course fee is $100 for 12 weeks of instruction.

 

Prevention of Athletic Injuries

CMS Athletics Training Staff
sportsmedicine@cms.claremont.edu

Course Description
This course is geared towards student-athletes, non student-atheltes, weekend warriors, and sedentary individuals who plan on engaging in athletic activities. We will focus on education of basic/common athletic injuries and introduce effective ways to reduce said injuries. You will learn proper stretching, self-myofascial release, warm-up/cool-down and basic strengthening techniques. These techniques will be essential in reducing your risk of athletic injury.

Instruction Delivery
The delivery of class information is asynchronous through video instruction, demonstration, and additional documentation.

Student’s Responsibilities
Access and view recorded material on your own. There will also be attached documents for your viewing. There will be one final project.

 

Running

Chanel Murchison
cmurchison@cmc.edu

Course Overview
Students will be participating in beginner to intermediate running. The distances for each run will vary between 1.5miles – 3.0miles, with 2 runs assigned per week. The distances for the week will be sent out on Sunday evening. A warm-up/cool-down routine will also be provided for you to complete before and after your runs. Students will have until Friday at 3:00pm PST to record their times/details of run with myself via email, a document will be provided that you will fill out regarding the details of your run; (ie: how you felt, the type of terrain, and your time.) , and copy/past into an email.

Start of Course: Week of 8/31/20

Grading
Grading will be based on timely receipt of above-mentioned documents. Please be sure to communicate about any accommodations or concerns with Coach Murchison early.       

* Given there are no exams, attendance/participation are key. Lack of either could result in a failing grade*

 

SCUBA

scubaschoolsofamerica@gmail.com 

Objectives
Complete 5 lectures and pool sessions and 6 open water dives to be an SSI Level 1 Diver. If students are Southern California residents, they will be able to do their pool sessions at our facility. For the students that are not in Southern California, we have contacted our affiliated dive stores, near them, to complete their pool and open water sessions at no additional cost to them.

Class Sessions
All academic sessions are webinars. The classes are scheduled throughout the month and they are able to choose from a multitude of dates and times to take their academics. The texts and videos are on their custom application, which they have received free. The app is on available from the Apple Store or Google Playstore.

Pool Sessions
Pool sessions are scheduled when the student can make it into our facility or the scuba facility near their hometown. We will contact the facility of their choice to make the arrangements for their pool sessions.

Open Water Sessions
For local students we still have 16 boat trips a month to choose from. For students that are not local, it will be up to the student and the store to decide where they will be doing their dives. We have affiliated dive stores throughout the world.

 

Soccer Skills and Fitness

Ryan Fahey
ryan.fahey@cms.claremont.edu 

Monday/Wednesday: 11:00-11:55 a.m.

Class Goals
To improve technical ability with the ball, while gaining strength and fitness in an enjoyable environment.

Equipment Needed
Soccer Ball and Computer with ability to Zoom

Expectations
Try your hardest, never give up, always have fun, and encourage others in class. Students may be asked to perform exercises that they are not familiar with, or that are difficult. The expectation is each student will attempt each exercise to the best of their ability.

Attendance
Students are required to attend 80% of classes in order to pass.

Class Function
Class will be taught via Zoom. Exercises will be broken into circuits and demonstrated at the start of class. The instructor will then keep time and organize each circuit during class. 

Zoom link
https://cmc-its.zoom.us/j/91898186015

 

Speed & Agility Training

Glenn Stewart
gstewart@cmc.edu

Monday/Wednesday: 4-5 p.m.

Course Description
PE017 teaches the beginning concepts of speed and agility training as a way to be faster and most explosively agile. Instruction includes practice in fundamental techniques, of running and mobility, dynamic agility, and power plyometrics. Students learn fundamental warm-up and cool-down techniques, running fundamentals, and basic philosophy of how to get faster and more dynamically agile.

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the required course work, the student will be able to:

1) Complete a dynamic warmup
2) Achieve a higher level of physical fitness
    a. leg and arm strength
    b. cardio respiratory fitness
3) Show improved running form

Student Success
To maintain a positive learning environment for all students, please adhere to the following classroom expectations:

* Follow the course syllabus. It is the responsibility of each student to understand class expectations and read the syllabus prior to each class session.
* Courteously and respectfully listen to other students opinions and questions.
* Be prepared for each class session. Bring shorts/sweats, shirt/sweatshirt, shoes. (Athletic Gear)
* Participation

 

Stationary Bike

Lauren Uhr
Lauren.Uhr@cms.claremont.edu

Course Description
Depending on the type of stationary bike you have access to, the class will either ride together via an online platform and support each other virtually on the ride or participant can record their individual workout on a fitness app platform and log their workout.  Class can be adjusted to riding outside as well.  Class will look to develop healthy and sustainable habits and will keep students accountable throughout the semester.  Class times and days will be arranged in a synchronous/asynchronous schedule.

Equipment needed
Peloton bike or similar. MTB or road bike can also be used.

 

Swim Conditioning

Charles Griffiths
charles.griffiths@cms.claremont.edu

Course Description
The goal of the Arranged Swim Conditioning class is for you to improve your swimming skills and conditioning. In order to complete the class you will need access to a lap pool in your area. The course expectation is to complete 27 swimming sessions of 45 minutes each over the course of the semester, ideally swimming 2 to 3 times per week on your own schedule. Class goals will be individualized based on your aquatic background and fitness level.

 

Turkey Trot Training (3.1 Miles)

Marina Muncan
marina.muncan@cms.claremont.edu 

Course Description
This course is designed for any level of fitness. The goal of this course is to prepare you to run and complete a classic Turkey Trot Race, while also improving overall health and wellness. We will slowly build fitness through easy, consistent training runs. We will also learn how to properly warm up before and cool down after engaging in physical activity.

Course Expectations/Grading
Students should be prepared to run/workout twice a week for the 12-week period, additional training will be outlined (and encouraged) but is not required. To pass this class you need to complete our class Virtual Turkey Trot Race sometime between November 23rd and November 28th. In addition, students are expected to complete a minimum of 80% of the course through completing assigned workouts on your own, maintaining a log in strava, and/or participating in our online meeting.

Class Meetings
Week 1 – Meet and Greet
Week 6 - Mid Semester Check In

Required Materials
running shoes, strava app on your phone

 

Walking and Mental Health

Jennifer Clark
jennifer.clark@cms.claremont.edu 

Class Description
Walking and Mental Health class based on the benefits of walking and various other activities (including breathing/meditation and mindfulness activities) on your mental health. In the class you will be given guidance for weekly walking targets as well as mental health practices for the first 9 weeks, with the next three weeks focused on building a plan that works best for you.

Class Goals
This class is intended to not only get you fit mentally and physically in the manner that is best for each individual. At the end of the semester each student will have worked through a variety of mental and physical fitness options planned out with the instructor weekly. Working through these will give you the tools to create your own plan for health and wellness.

Grading
In order to pass this PE class you need to be in ‘attendance’ for at least 80% of the classes. There will be a meeting 1x/week individually and hopefully a group meeting (or discussion forum 1x/wk depending on schedule) . At these meetings we will discuss the prior week and goals for the next week.

Community Expectations
Participate positively in the class. Have fun. Support other people in the class. Everything posted needs to be private, anything shared in our group should be supportive and positive.

Class Meetings
1 time a week where we meet individually to discuss progress with both health and wellness and set plan for the next week.


Walk/Jog/Run

Mitchell Fedorka
mfedorka@cmc.edu 

Course Description
Develop cardiovascular fitness while walking, jogging, or running. Students will use this class to develop their own cardio program to improve their fitness levels during the course. Progress will be shown through length, pace, and duration of workouts.

Required Materials
Proper/comfortable attire and shoes for cardio workouts. Water bottles. Fitness tracking and sharing via the free Under Armor Map My Walk App.

Course Guide
Students must submit tracking information for walks, jogs, or runs lasting at least two miles on a weekly basis. Students will be expected to develop improvement in the pace of their workouts over the course. A Zoom meeting will be held the first and last week of classes. The first week will cover course expectations and information on submitting workout information to instructor. The last week will entail a short final presentation from each student on what their experience with the class has been.

Class Grading
50% Workout Participation/Journal Submissions (15 Workouts at 10 Points Each)
25% Zoom Participation (2 Zoom Meetings at 37.5 Points Each)
25% Final Presentation (75 Points)

Weights (Advanced)

Ken Scalmanini
ken.scalmanini@cms.claremont.edu

Course Description
An individually paced workout program for your physical fitness

Requirements

  • 9 workout weeks with 3 workouts each week. Total of 27 workouts. Workouts need to be at least 30 minutes in duration but can be longer.
  • You need to send me an email every two weeks.  If there is no communication every two weeks, I will presume you have dropped the course. In your email I need days and times of each workout and a brief description on what you did that workout. (Honor Code)
  • Since having access to weights may be difficult, you simply need to stay active for 30 minutes. It’s preferred to use weights, but you may walk/jog in place, sit-ups, push-ups, jump on 1 leg, jump on 2 legs, lunges, squats, or any exercise where you are active will count. 
  • Please be safe and let me know if there are any questions/concerns. During these challenging times staying active is important and also very good for you.  


WTS/Fitness

Jodie Burton
jodie.burton@cmc.edu 

Welcome to the wts/fitness class!

You have selected a physical education class that allows you to work out at a time/day most convenient for you.

You are expected to work out 3 times per week.---30-45 minutes per workout.

You have the option of selecting a workout on a site that you like---many of them out there, creating your own, or doing one of the  workouts that I will email you. My workouts will be body weight exercises.

20 logged workouts are required to pass this class.

You can choose to do all cardio, all weights, or a combination of both for each work out.

My grades are due to my boss  Nov 19---please have your work completed by then

Do the work---put in the time---Have fun

Email me any time with your questions.   Jodie.burton@cmc.edu 

 

Yoga 

Tracy Brennan
yogatracyb@gmail.com

Course Description
Build strength and flexibility through yoga postures while focusing on reducing stress.  Classes are supportive, inclusive and options for all levels and body types will be given with care and clear instruction.  By the end of the class you will have a sense of which body parts you can work to balance and improve body awareness through conscious movement.  At the end of the semester it is my hope that we will have a community of people who will support one another by showing up and connecting with others to improve their overall sense of wellness. 

Grading
In order to pass this PE class you need to be in ‘attendance’ for at least 80% of the classes. You can attend online classes 2x/week for the 12 week period. So, in order to pass, you will need to attend 19 of the classes and participate in class.

Community Expectations
Participate positively in the class. Have fun. Support other people in the class. Everything posted needs to be private, anything shared in our group should be supportive and positive.

Class Meetings
You will be able to participate online with zoom and practice in your own space while encouraging others to show up

PE: Yoga Class Goals
This class is intended to teach physical poses that build strength, awareness of breath and when practiced regularly can help improve mental and physical health.  At the end of the semester each student will have worked through a variety of poses and breathing techniques planned out with the instructor weekly.  You will be able to create your own plan for health and wellness.

 

Yoga (Ashtanga)

David Schrodetzki Ph.D
909-773-8472
david@studiothreeyoga.com
Tuesday-Thursday, 7 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
www.studiothreeyoga.com

The Ashtanga Primary Series will be taught utilizing Zoom from 7:00 to 8:30 am Tuesday and Thursday. On a physical level the asanas (poses) of the Ashtanga Primary Series build strength and flexibility in the body, loosening tight muscles and realigning and detoxifying the body and nervous system. The series begins with forward bends, then twists and hip openers with a vinyasa between each asana. You will learn by name and physical form of the yoga poses in the Ashtanga Primary Series. The intent of learning this flow is to build a home yoga practice. 

Practicing Ashtanga Yoga is a very effective way to lose weight, promotes digestion and purification for internal cleansing. It also builds strength and flexibility, making your body leaner, stronger and healthier. Positive changes are sure to follow if you practice often. Each session ends with a short meditation.

There are a few short readings in during the course so that you can fully understand the 8 Limbs of Yoga as they pertain to your Ashtanga practice. The readings will be discussed during the Zoom presentations of the flow. These are eight 20 minute presentations of during the semester.

Attendance and Grading

You must attend at least 80% of these Zoom Classes to pass. You will be asked to complete a short questionaire of your knowledge of Ashtanga Yoga on the first day of the course. Then at the end of the semester you’ll write a short summary of what you have experienced and learned by participating in the Ashtanga Yoga method, noting the names of several of the poses you have learned. You will also be asked to comment on the 8 readings of the 8 Limbs of Yoga. This assessment is brief, open book and limited to no more than 2 pages. This Assessment is simply pass/fail.

The course is sponsored by Studio 3 Yoga of Upland. Studio 3 offers Yoga Teacher Training courses, a full schedule of yoga classes on Zoom and in the studio (except during State mandated lockdowns per Covid).