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Physical Education, Health and Wellness


The Physical Education, Health and Wellness (PEHW) program provides students with the opportunity and knowledge to establish and maintain a healthy lifestyle through physical activity. A wide variety of classes are available each quarter. Activity classes are appropriate for beginning through advanced skill and fitness levels. Three credits of activity classes may be applied to the AAS Degree - DTA.

S. Grigsby
425-388-9321
sgrigsby@everettcc.edu

Fitness Activities


PEHW 100 - Beginning Yoga
1-2 

(TE) A unique exercise program to improve fitness through development of flexibility, strength, and vitality. Special emphasis on yoga techniques for stress reduction, relaxation, posture and deep breathing. Introduction to visualization and meditation plus yogic diet, lifestyle and philosophy. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 101 - Intermediate Yoga
1-2 

(TE) Progressive training in yoga postures, special breathing techniques, breath control, relaxation, visualization, mental concentration, and mediation; exploration of yogic diet and lifestyle. Yoga is designed to bring about greater harmony between body, emotions, intellect, and spirit. May be repeated two times for credit. Prerequisites:  Previous experience or completion of PEHW 100, or instructor permission.
PEHW 102 - Tai Chi

(TE) Classical Chinese exercise. It is effortless, rhythmic art stressing slow breathing and relaxed postures and absolute calmness of mind. It promotes health and inner tranquility. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 103 - Beginning Karate
1-2 

(TE) Fundamentals of the martial art of Karate. Basic techniques with a strong emphasis on physical fitness and self-defense. Effectively increases endurance, confidence, coordination and personal strength, both physically and mentally. It is an excellent supplementary sport to increase agility. Strongly recommended for exercise and self-defense for both men and women. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 104 - Intermediate Karate
1-2 

(TE) Intermediate karate is the continuation of Beginning Karate/Self-Defense with emphasis on correct mental attitude, physical fitness, and self-defense. Practice on timing, agility and balance, and preparation of students for the first color belt. May be repeated two times for credit. Prerequisites:  Completion of PEHW 103 or instructor permission.
PEHW 105 - Advanced Karate
1-2 

(TE) Advanced Karate is the continuation of Intermediate Karate with strong emphasis on perfect execution of advanced techniques. Timing, distance, and use of the correct technique at the correct time are stressed. Strong emphasis on physical fitness and protection for men and women. May be repeated two times for credit. Prerequisites:  Completion of PEHW 104 or instructor permission.
PEHW 110 - International Folk Dance
1-2 

(TE) Physical and mental exercise while participating in a variety of international folk and line dances. Basic steps, formations, and dance positions of various international and American folk and line dances. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 111 - Kick Boxing Aerobics
1-2 

(TE) Dynamic low impact aerobic workout combining punches, jabs, and variety of kicks to strengthen upper and lower body. Effectively increases endurance, coordination, strength and balance. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 113 - Bench Step Aerobics
1-2 

(TE) Bench stepping for aerobic conditioning. Exercises for flexibility, strength, cross training, and step combinations, performed on a lightweight platform designed for step training. Bench step aerobics is low impact with high intensity fitness training. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 114 - Zumba
1-2 

(TE) Improve your fitness in aerobic exercise routines set to Latin-infused dance music. Routines feature interval training sessions with fast and slow rhythms and resistance training to help tone and sculpt the body. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 116 - Low Impact Aerobics
1-2 

(TE) Aerobic workout with music. This dynamic low-impact workout combines moves to strengthen the upper and lower body. No previous experience with aerobic exercise is necessary. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 119 - Speed, Agility, Quickness
1-2 

(TE) Training exercises to improve speed, agility and quickness. Warm-up, mechanics and movements in each category.
PEHW 120 - Circuit Fitness
1-2 

(TE) Fast fitness! Circuit fitness develops cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance, and flexibility through the use of weight machines, treadmills, rowing machines, and exercise bikes. Improve your fitness in minimum time with maximum benefits. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 121 - Walk, Jog, Run
1-2 

(TE) Walk, jog, and run your way to improved fitness. Correct techniques, basic physiology, and training methods for walking, jogging, and running. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 123 - Spin Cycling
1-2 

(TE) Indoor stationary cycling combines basic cycling movements with motivational coaching and heart rate training to create a great cardiorespiratory workout with no impact. Designed for all fitness levels. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 125 - Beginning Weight Training

(TE) Basic principles of weight training, exercise selection, safety, fundamental techniques in lifting free and machine weights. Individual program designed for body building or toning. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 126 - Advanced Weight Training

(TE) Advanced weight lifting skills, added weights, repetitions and exercises. Cardiovascular training option with increased interval work and increased distance mileage and pace. Emphasis on definition of muscles. Body building or power lifting (student's choice). Daily weight training and diet. Increased emphasis on improving physical condition of the student. May be repeated two times for credit. Prerequisites:  PEHW 125.
PEHW 128 - Women on Weights
1-2 

(TE) Individualized conditioning program for various components of fitness. Strength on the stability ball, free weights, circuits, cardio/step with additional focus on learning principles of fitness to create personalized workouts. Course is open to all students. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 135 - Swim for Fitness
1-2 

(TE) Aerobic fitness through lap swimming. Students receive instruction and assistance in planning individual fitness programs based on current fitness levels, goals, and swimming ability. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 136 - Aquatic Aerobics
1-2 

(TE) Pool exercises to improve aerobic fitness, muscle tone, flexibility, and relaxation. Appropriate for all fitness levels; good for people with physical limitations preventing participation in similar exercises on land. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 143 - Ice Skating
1-2 

Fundamentals of ice skating including basic skills necessary for competitive or recreational figure skating, ice hockey, or speed skating. Selection, fitting, and care of skating equipment.

General Physical Education Courses


PEHW 201 - Emergency Response

(TE) Provides information and practice necessary for development of personal judgment, first aid knowledge and skills for self-help, help for others, and preparation for emergencies. Includes all levels of CPR. Successful completion of course may lead to American Red Cross "Emergency Response" and "CPR for the Professional Rescuer" certifications.
PEHW 203 - Lifetime Health and Wellness

(TE) Dimensions of wellness, principles of and training for health-related fitness, the relationship of lifestyle habits to chronic disease, basic nutrition, stress management, and wellness for life. Prerequisites:  Completion of ENGL 098 with a grade of C or higher, or eligibility for ENGL& 101.
PEHW 235 - Consumer Health

(TE) Identify reliable sources of health information; differentiate between legitimate and fraudulent nutrition, exercise, weight loss, and health product claims; select appropriate health-care providers, products, and services. Prerequisites:  Completion of ENGL 098 with grade of C or higher, or eligibility for ENGL& 101.

Sport Activities


PEHW 141 - Beginning Tennis
1-2 

(TE) Fundamental techniques of the grip, forehand, backhand, serve, volley, lob, smash and related footwork. History, rules, terminology, and etiquette. Strategies and court tactics. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 142 - Intermediate Tennis
1-2 

(TE) Continued development and practice of strokes, serves, and strategy. More emphasis on competitive play. May be repeated two times for credit. Prerequisites:  PEHW 141 or instructor permission.
PEHW 144 - Court Games
1-2 

(TE) Fundamental techniques, terminology, rules, history, etiquette, and strategies of badminton and pickleball. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 145 - Golf

(TE) Practice and development of basic skills: drive, putt, approach shots, stance, grip, and swing. History, terminology, rules, and etiquette. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 148 - Volleyball
1-2 

(TE) Practice and development of volleyball skills: serving, passing, setting, and spiking. Rules and court strategy through team play. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 149 - Basketball
1-2 

(TE) Basketball techniques and skills: dribbling, passing shooting. Practice and development of offensive and defensive strategy through competitive play. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 150 - Soccer
1-2 

(TE) Rules, skills, and strategies for participation. May be repeated two times for credit.
PEHW 151 - Softball
1-2 

(TE) Conditioning, basic skills, rules, individual and team strategy for fast and slow pitch. Practice and development of fundamentals and strategy through team play. May be repeated two times for credit.

Varsity Sports


PEHW 160 - Varsity Volleyball

(TE) Conditioning, skills, rules, and strategy for competitive intercollegiate volleyball play. May be repeated two times for credit. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission. Corequisites:  Enrollment in Intercollegiate Volleyball.
PEHW 161 - Varsity Soccer

(TE) Conditioning, skills, rules, and strategy for competitive intercollegiate soccer play. May be repeated two times for credit. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission. Corequisites:  Enrollment in Intercollegiate Soccer.
PEHW 162 - Varsity Cross-Country

(TE) Conditioning, skills, rules and strategies for running competitive, intercollegiate cross-country. May be repeated two times for credit. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission. Corequisites:  Enrollment in Intercollegiate Cross-Country.
PEHW 163 - Varsity Basketball

(TE) Conditioning, skills, rules, and strategy for competitive intercollegiate basketball play. May be repeated two times for credit. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission. Corequisites:  Enrollment in Intercollegiate Basketball.
PEHW 164 - Varsity Softball

(TE) Conditioning, skills, rules, and strategy for competitive intercollegiate softball play. May be repeated two times for credit. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission. Corequisites:  Enrollment in Intercollegiate Softball.
PEHW 165 - Varsity Baseball

(TE) Conditioning, skills, rules and strategies for playing competitive, intercollegiate baseball. May be repeated two times for credit. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission. Corequisites:  Enrollment in Intercollegiate Baseball.
PEHW 166 - Varsity Track and Field

(TE) Conditioning, skills, rules, and strategy for competitive intercollegiate Track and Field competition. May be repeated two times for credit. Prerequisites:  Instructor permission.

REQUIREMENT CODE KEY

  • AAS - Option II code (if applicable)
  • C - Communication Skills
  • NS - Natural Science
  • H - Humanities
  • SS - Social Sciences
  • NS-L - Natural Science Lab
  • Q - Quantitative Skills
  • TE - Transfer Elective (A list)
  • D - Diversity course

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