• PDP FT 115: Basic Conditioning
    Exercise form and function will be reviewed in depth to allow participants to develop balanced total body fitness programs. Weekly workouts will include a warm-up, strength training, flexibility and cardiovascular components.
  • PDP FT 207: Zumba, Advanced
    Described as a fitness party, this fast paced aerobics class featuring Latin tunes and easy to follow moves will allow you to achieve long term results while having fun. The advanced class incorporates basic moves from the Basic Zumba class and adds more difficult moves.
  • PDP FT 209: Advanced Cardio Cycle
    This high-intensity cycle class will push your limits with bike sprints, runs, and hill climbs. The advanced class builds upon moves learned from the cardio cycle class and adds more demanding intervals.
  • PDP FT 212: Advanced Weight Training
    The objective of this class is to educate and assist in creating an individual resistance training program. Class combines learn-by-doing workshops with classroom presentations on strength training principles. The advanced class incorporates basic exercise techniques learned from the basic weight training class.
  • PDP FT 222: Power Lifting Fundamentals
    Open to all levels of lifting experience, this class is centered on the three powerlifting lifts of squat, bench press and deadlift. Class reviews proper technique, methods of training and preparation, periodization, mental strategies, injury prevention, assistance exercises to enhance the three lifts and competition rules.
  • PDP FT 304: Fitness Instructor Training
    Prepares the student to take the group exercise instructor certification exam with the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) and to learn about individualized programs in health and fitness. Lectures include basic anatomy, exercise physiology, nutrition, and biomechanics. Practical training workshops are offered in exercise leadership, choreography, and safety.
  • PDP FT 306: Personal Trainer Certification Training
    Certification training class designed to prepare individuals for Certified Personal Trainer Examination given by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA-CPT). Includes practical and theoretical seminars in basic anatomy and exercise physiology, fitness evaluation, training program design, nutrition, teaching methods, and safety issues. Extra class fee includes text and test prep materials.
  • PDP GS 102: Epee Fencing, Beginning
    Introductory course to epee fencing--the dueling sword! Includes footwork, blade technique, and tactics. No prior fencing experience is required. Equipment is provided. 1 cr either sem
  • PDP GS 104: Saber, Beginning
    Beginning-level course on the fundamentals of modern competitive saber fencing with an emphasis on proper technique development and tactical applications. Of particular interest to theater majors as it most closely parallels armed stage combat. Equipment is provided. 1 cr either semester
  • PDP GS 106: Foil, Fencing
    Includes basic techniques and tactics of modern foil fencing, a historical outline of fencing, and practice of the sport for fun, exercise, and/or competition. Equipment is provided. 1 cr either semester
  • PDP GS 108: Gymnastics, Beginning
    Students concentrate on learning general body understanding and specific skills in tumbling and on apparatus. 1 cr either semester
  • PDP GS 114: Golf, Beginning
    Instruction regarding grip, posture, alignment and swinging applied to irons and woods. Classes are conducted indoors and equipment is provided.
  • PDP GS 120: Marathon Training
    This course will provide the knowledge and physical foundation needed for students to prepare for completion of a marathon, with the possibility of competing in the Boston Marathon. Content will cover topics such as nutrition guidelines for distance running, injury prevention, creating and evaluating a training plan, maintaining and monitoring a training log, and planning of group runs. Information on obtaining an official entry into the Boston Marathon through fundraising efforts will be provided. The course will meet once a week for one hour.
  • PDP GS 122: Boxing
    Learn boxing basics starting with stance and hand placement and proceeding to the jab, the straight right, hooks, and uppercuts. Learn how to slip, duck, and parry a jab; practice counter-punches and footwork. Get a great aerobic workout and walk away with improved self-confidence.
  • PDP GS 123: Boot Camp Plus
    A comprehensive course in real deal fitness. Work on cardio-respiratory muscular strength and endurance and flexibility. This is a tried and true workout consisitng of running drills, abdominal work, upper body strength, and enduracne exercises and walking with weight. Basic self defense skills from boxing, wrestling, Jiu-Jitsu and American Combat Karate will also be covered. Get a solid base of physical and mental training to get in superior condition that will help in all sports and outdoor activities. This will be a high level class working with all ability levels.
  • PDP GS 124: Kickboxing
    This combination of American and traditional Thai kickboxing is a full-body, high-intensity workout that challenges muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility. Traditional Muay Thai uses fists, elbows, knees, and feet as tools of self-defense. Focus pads and kicking shields are used to teach correct punching and kicking techniques.
  • PDP GS 128: Table Tennis
    Instruction in basic offensive and defensive strokes in both singles and doubles play.
  • PDP GS 138: Billiards, Beginning
    Learn basic skills and techniques (including the use of draw, follow, English, and bank shots) used in pocket billiards. The terminology, rules, and strategies of billiard games such as 8-ball, 9-ball, and cutthroat are also covered.
  • PDP GS 140: Rock Climbing
    Learn all the skills necessary to pass the top rope qualifier test. Instruction will include rope management and climbing knots,belay technique, climbing commands, basic movement and safety procedures.
  • PDP GS 150: Cricket, beginning
    Beginning level course including the history and rules of cricket. Basic skills will be explored with an emphasis on batting, bowling and fielding techniques. By the end of the course, students will be familiar ith the fundamentals of cricket and be able to participate in practice games. Equipment will be provided.