PED 186A Denmark-Danish Gymnastics

The course will provide an introduction to Denmark, Danish sports culture, and Danish gymnastics through: 1) Whole body warm-up, conditioning, and stretching; 2) Pair work, acrobatics, and games; 3) Rhythmic compositions; 4) Tumbling and vaulting; and 5) Teaching and spotting methods, where students will learn to teach each other. All of this will be combined with information about Denmark: Danish culture, history, education, and sports associations—using videos, slides, Internet, and written information. This course ends with a performance in which all students in this course participate. Meets PED 1/4-credit Activity requirement.


1 to 3 Course Credits