School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Apply advanced gym and weight training to ballet
  • Unit Code

    CUAWHS601
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    1
  • Nominal Hours

    70
  • Full Year Unit

    Y
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Luke HOPPER

Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required by male ballet and contemporary dancers performing at a professional level who are required to perform lifts during the execution of pas de deux and other complex dance sequences with a partner.

Elements

  • Apply muscular fitness to a range of exercises
  • Use safe power lifting techniques
  • Demonstrate core control during a range of exercises
  • Evaluate advanced gym and weight training program

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:
Shift and lift an outside resistance without injuring the body.
Execute overhead lifts with ease during performances.
Improve weight lifting capacity through regular execution of a range of resistance training exercises.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided for each of the above points at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements the individual must:

Explain how the following contribute to safe dance practice and injury prevention:
Articulation of the spine.
Engagement of the feet.
Support provided by feet, legs, hands, arms and torso.
The way joints move.
Differentiation of the legs and pelvis.

Explain key features of the following in the context of weight training:
Safe lifting technique.
Score control skills.
A range of resistance training equipment.

Assessment

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to a gym equipped with a range of equipment and resources for weight training.
Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Assessment

GS5 VET GRADING SCHEMA Used for WAAPA VET only

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.


Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

CUAWHS601|1|1

School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Apply advanced gym and weight training to ballet
  • Unit Code

    CUAWHS601
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    1
  • Nominal Hours

    70
  • Full Year Unit

    Y
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Luke HOPPER

Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required by male ballet and contemporary dancers performing at a professional level who are required to perform lifts during the execution of pas de deux and other complex dance sequences with a partner.

Elements

  • Apply muscular fitness to a range of exercises
  • Use safe power lifting techniques
  • Demonstrate core control during a range of exercises
  • Evaluate advanced gym and weight training program

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:
Shift and lift an outside resistance without injuring the body.
Execute overhead lifts with ease during performances.
Improve weight lifting capacity through regular execution of a range of resistance training exercises.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided for each of the above points at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements the individual must:

Explain how the following contribute to safe dance practice and injury prevention:
Articulation of the spine.
Engagement of the feet.
Support provided by feet, legs, hands, arms and torso.
The way joints move.
Differentiation of the legs and pelvis.

Explain key features of the following in the context of weight training:
Safe lifting technique.
Score control skills.
A range of resistance training equipment.

Assessment

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to a gym equipped with a range of equipment and resources for weight training.
Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Assessment

GS5 VET GRADING SCHEMA Used for WAAPA VET only

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.


Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

CUAWHS601|1|2