University of Vermont

Physical Education Classes

Racquet Sports Classes

Course descriptions reflect 2014-2015 academic year offerings.

UVM Registrar Webpage

PEAC 005: Club Sports

These courses are reserved for participation in a Club Sport and are therefore only available for members of the clubs.  If you are not a member of a club sport but are interested in joining, please contact the club directly to learn about joining.  You can find a directory HERE.  After you have joined the club, you will then be eligible to receive credit.

PEAC 092: Squash 1-4

Instructor: Matthew Tucker
Semesters Offered: Fall & Spring
Fee: $75

Beginning Squash - This class will concentrate on learning all the basics of squash. The focus will include learning the major shots, the rules and positioning in the court. Students will play and concentrate on soft ball squash and also have an overview of hard ball squash. By completion of the class, the student will be able to play the game of squash and have a class tournament.

PEAC 096: Tennis 1-2

Instructor: Kevin Lizzo
Semesters Offered: Fall Only
Fee: $75

Beginning Tennis - This class will concentrate on learning all the basics of tennis. The focus will include learning the 6 major strokes, the rules and positioning for both singles and doubles. By completion of the class, the student will be able to play the game of tennis.

PEAC 098: Tennis 3-4

Instructor: Kevin Lizzo
Semesters Offered: Fall Only
Fee: $75

Intermediate Tennis - This class will review the major strokes of tennis. Early in the semester we will be adding spins to people's games as well as trying to correct any bad habits. We will incorporate fun drills and games to work on these areas. The middle part of the semester will stress strategies and stroke production to add to the competitive side of the game. The end of the class culminates in a class tournament.

PEAC 100: Tennis 5-6

Instructor: Kevin Lizzo
Semesters Offered: Fall Only
Fee: $75

Advanced Tennis - This class is for people who already know how to play the game. The focus is more on the mental aspect of people's games although there is a heavy concentration on the serve. This class learns a drill or specific strategy on Mondays and incorporates this into a playing situation on Wednesdays. There is typically lots of competition in this class.

PEAC 102: Tennis Doubles 3-4

Instructor: Kevin Lizzo
Semesters Offered: Fall Only
Fee: $75

A student should be of at least low-intermediate ability to take this class. Doubles has many different strategies and positioning. Students will learn those strategies and adapt them to be able to work with a handful of teammates in order to build a sense of team communication.

 

 

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