Intermediate Tennis

Course Description

An introduction to the discipline of Kinesiology through tennis. Development of consistency, accuracy and control for forehand, backhand ground-strokes, serve, volley, lob and overhead skills utilizing fundamental theories of physics. Introducing elements of changing the dynamics of the game with spins and drop shots or by approaching the net; basic singles and doubles strategies. A brief historical examination of how the game of tennis has changed due to the influence of individual men, women, and children, of various countries, and their styles of play or strategies. Students will review and apply basic exercise physiology, nutrition, flexibility and strength concepts to improve their physical condition in order to play tennis at a more advanced level.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
26586 KNES 32CX 01 M·W···· 11:00 AM-12:15 PM Nick Mattis T-CRTW

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-09-20 to 2021-12-10.

Footnote Information

KNES-032CX.01: Fully ON-CAMPUS. This class meets on-campus each week on scheduled days and times as noted in the class listing.

Course Details

1 Units
Two hours laboratory for the one-half unit course (24 hours total per quarter); three hours laboratory for the one unit course (36 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.
KNES 32B or KNES 32BX, or equivalent skills.
EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and 273.

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