RACQUETBALL (HFS 018P)*
I. Course Objectives:
The acquisition and development of racquetball skills.
To develop a knowledge and understanding of racquetball rules and etiquette.
To assist the student in the development of singles and doubles strategy
related to his/her own personal abilities.
To develop an appreciation for and an enjoyment of the game of racquetball.
II. Required Reading:
Total Racquetball and Fitness. Ektelon, One Sportsystem Plaza,
Borderntown, NJ 08505. 1995/1996 (On reserve in library). Read
pp. 6-16, 34-40, 42-46; KNOW THE RULES pp. 43-45.
Hiser, Jim. Racquetball.
Boston: WCB McGraw-Hill, 1999.
Several other racquetball books are in the library for your use.
It is suggested that you check one out for this class.
Go to my Web page (see below), click on Racquetball and
link to the following site:
USA Racquetball  -
click on Rulebook - KNOW the Rules
1685 West Uintah Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80904-2906
Publisher of "Racquetball" magazine
Instructor's subjective evaluation of quality of play and improvement.
Examination on rules and strategy - this test must be passed at the 75th
percentile level or higher in order to pass the course.
By HFS Department policy, more than three (3) hours of absence in this
course will result in an NC for the course or W when dropped by the university
designated deadline. Being late to class twice will equate to one
(1) hour of absence.
Any absence related to illness, death(s), interview(s), field trip(s),
etc. should be cleared with the instructor and will be tabulated
against your maximum total of three hours of absence. Therefore,
it is recommended you not "take cuts" as this could result in your failure
of this class.
VI. Honor Statement:
"I affirm that my behavior during the final examination for this course
will uphold the highest standards of honesty and academic integrity at
Wittenberg, and that I will neither give nor receive any unauthorized
Dr. Tom Martin
Office Hours: will be announced and by appointment
Office: 306 HPERC
Web Page: http://www.wittenberg.edu/~tmartin
*Outside practice is essential to obtain maximum benefit from this course.
Eyeguards are required and must be worn during this class.