HPER | Semester I | AMA 3101
The AMA first year curriculum is divided between two semesters (AMA 3101 & AMA 3102). Completion of AMA 3101 & 3102 is the equivalent to a low level beginner belt, such as a yellow belt or orange belt in some systems.
The minimal amount of practice time for the AMA 3101 curriculum is 1600 training hours. Because of differences in starting experiences there is not a minimum time for any one section. Students must document training hours and the sections practiced.
The curriculum and requirements are listed alphabetically and are not intended to be in a specific order or sequence of learning. Students should learning and practice multiple skills simultaneously.
In the AMA first semester students will:
- Learn the basic, fundamental, and comprehensive skills required of a martial artists
- Identify different martial art styles; origins; types of techniques; theories of elements; philosophic connects; training; practical application.
- Develop a physical mental, healing, and academic approach to martial arts training.
Anatomy, Biology, Fine Arts, First Aid, Foreign Language, Geography, History, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Philosophy, Psychology, and Sociology.
Martial Arts Curriculum:
Activity Skills, Blocks/Avoidance, Escapes, Falling, Footwork, General Information, Healing, Katas,Locks, Arm Bars and Controlling Techniques, Meditation, Navigation, Philosophy, Physical Conditioning, Related Skills, Rolling, and Striking.