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PE 250 - Techniques of Surfboard Riding


1 unit
3 hours lab
Prerequisite: PE 240A  with a minimum grade of C or equivalent
Enrollment Limitation: must be able to swim 300 yards and tread water for three minutes
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course offers instruction in handling of surfboards and practice of safe riding in the surf. Topics such as ocean safety, hazards, currents, tides, weather conditions, wave selection, surfing etiquette, board and wetsuit selection, and paddle technique will be emphasized.

Note: Students may furnish their own surfboards and protective wetsuits to off-campus sites at local beaches. Surfboards and wetsuits are also available for rent on a daily basis. Some UC transferable courses have credit limitations. For details, see a counselor, the Transfer Center adviser, or the articulation officer.
(formerly Physical Education 250abcd)



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