An introduction to various physical activities and sports. Instruction includes basic skills, rules, safety, etiquette, sportsmanship, care of equipment, and personal hygiene. Designed to introduce students to team sports through an instructional based program. Units taught will include but not be limited to hockey, soccer, softball, basketball, pickle-ball, aquatics, dance, track and fitness assessment. Emphasis will be placed on social skills, sportsmanship, respect, fitness awareness, conditioning and the importance of daily physical activity.
A continuing experience with skills and knowledge gained in PE 9, as well as experience with additional physical education activities not previously taught. Designed to introduce students to various activities with an emphasis on individual and dual sports. Units taught will include but not be limited to aquatic lifesaving and games, tennis, volleyball, badminton, golf, archery, combatives, self-defense, dance, softball and fitness assessment. Social skills, sportsmanship, fitness principles and regular daily conditioning will continue to be taught, practiced and reinforced in this class.
Designed to assist today’s student athletes in balancing the demands of athletics and academics. Areas of emphasis will be on learning styles, conditioning, endurance training, sports psychology, tutoring, sports theories, injury prevention, nutrition, self analysis, history of sports and application of sports knowledge to lifelong learning. This course may not be used to fulfill the PE 9 or PE 10 graduation requirement. For varsity athletes only. Athletes will sign up for either fall or Spring Athletic PE based on coach's recommendation.
Designed to provide an opportunity to develop proficiency and skill in Olympic Style weight training and to develop and enhance athletic ability through speed and agility training. This course is designed for the motivated student-athlete looking to advance beyond basic weight training and looking to perform at his /her highest athletic level. Students will sign up for either fall or spring Advanced Weight Training based on teacher recommendation. This course does not fulfill the PE 9 and 10 requirements.
This course incorporates the traditional disciplines of anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, psychology and nutrition, which are studied in the context of sport, exercise and health. Students will cover a range of core and option topics and carry out practical (experimental) investigations in both laboratory and field settings. This will provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and understanding necessary to apply scientific principles and critically analyze human performance. Where relevant, the course will address issues of international dimension and ethics by considering sport, exercise and health relative to the individual and in a global context.