Course Details

PHYE 119 Springboard Diving

2 - 3 hours lab, 0.5 - 1 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course is designed as an introduction to springboard diving with progressive skill development in performing dives from five different categories. This course includes novice, beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. Standardized skill progressions are used for the forward, backward, inward, reverse and twisting dives. The concepts covered include springboard diving techniques and water safety. This course is intended for anyone interested in diving or Kinesiology Majors. Students must demonstrate increased proficiency and skill attainment with each repetition. When this course is offered for three hours per week, the additional time is utilized on individual analysis of technique and performance. This course may be taken four times for credit.