• Court Sports & Racquet Sports Syllabus


    Teacher:  Mr. Jerry Curby MA,CSCS

    Phone: 439-4320 *1382

    Email: jerry.curby@hillsdaleschools.org


    Mens sana in compore sano!  -A sound mind in a sound body!


    Course Description



    Court Sports class will provide students withinstruction and an opportunity to develop skill and competitive ability in awide variety of individual and team sports. Students will also be expected to enhance their level of fitness andconditioning through regular fitness training throughout the nine-weekcourse.  Students are expected to gain aworking understanding of the rules and strategies in an assortment ofcompetitive activities and enhance their individual skills.  Students will also be asked to officiatethese sports from time to time.

    Students will be required to change intoappropriate attire daily and participate in all activities to the best of theirability.  Teamwork, sportsmanship and apositive attitude will be essential to success in this class.


    Grading will be assessed upon the following criteria:

    Participation        70%


    Knowledge &                

    Improvement        30%


    Missed participation time due to excused absencemust be made up to avoid reduction in class grade.



    Students should also bring a lock to securetheir belongings during class.  Pleasereport any injuries to Mr. Curby as soon as possible.  Inappropriate or unsafe behavior, bullying ortaunting will not be tolerated.


    Parents may contact Mr. Curby at 439-4320*232

    or email jerry.curby@hillsdaleschools.org



    Below is alist of the units that will be covered in Court/Racquet Sports:


    Strength Training






    Team Handball


    Racquetball *


    Wallyball *






    Indoor Soccer


    Floor Hockey


    Speed Ball


    Ping Pong




    * We will be traveling to Hillsdale College Sports Complex for theseactivities.