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Physical Education

The teachers are: Mrs. Livengood, and Mr. Teeter

PE I (9TH GRADE PHYSICAL EDUCATION & HEALTH)

  Physical Education is an indispensable phase of education.  It is concerned with the growth and development of youth.  Physical education provides for the development of the physically, mentally, and socially adjusted individual through instruction and participation in total body activities.  The activities are; soccer, dance, basketball, volleyball, badminton, pickle ball, softball and others.  Emphasis is placed on basic skill development, an understanding of rules, an appreciation for the activities, and the improvement of physical fitness.    A fitness program.  Physical Best.  Is covered and fitness levels are evaluated.  The health program entitled.  Teenage Health Teaching Modules, along with Health, Choosing Wellness. Complete the health requirement of the class.

ADVANCED PE

      Advanced Physical Education is open only to Junior and Senior students who wish to further their skills in lifetime activities, team sports, and personal fitness.  Fitness programs will be evaluated by the students, Activities to be covered are:  bowling, badminton, soccer, flag football, volleyball, basketball, Frisbee, softball, golf, racquetball, and others.  Emphasis will be placed on the continued development of skills and Knowledge for each activity.

LIFETIME WEIGHTLIFTING: 

  The purpose of this course is to promote lifetime fitness through the use of weight training.  Proper technique in stretching, lifting, breathing, and spotting will be taught.  The course will utilize exercises and lifts a person can expect to use throughout his/her life to maintain good health and wellness.  Lifts that emphasize power and explosion may be used by the student, but will not be required by the curriculum.

  • Be able to design one’s own routine that incorporates a total body approach to weightlifting wellness.

  • Be able to pass regular exams over the use of muscles and muscle groups for different lifts and exercises

  • Be able to chart and record activities and progress

  • Be able to pass exams on the importance of nutrition, drug abuse, and steroids as it relates to weightlifting

STRENGTH TRAINING: 

  The purpose of this course is to build dynamic power and explosion through weightlifting.  Major explosive lifts and exercises will be required, including, but not limited to, the squat, clean, bench, incline, jammed, sprints, and plyometrics. 

Furthermore, regular increases in these lifts will be required.

  • Be able to safely perform the core lifts

  • Be able to pass regular exams over the use of muscles and muscle-groups for different lifts and exercises

  • Be able to chart and record activities and progress.

  • Be able to pass exams on the importance of nutrition, drug abuse, and steroids as it relates to weightlifting.

BODY TONING AND FITNESS

  Recommended for sophomores, the Body Toning & Fitness class is designed for those students who don’t enjoy running or weight training but have the desire to improve overall body tone and fitness.  Areas improved to a higher level will be cardio respiratory endurance, flexibility, and body toning or shaping from the neck to the lower legs.  Many different types of aerobics and toning activities will be used throughout the class with progress monitored.    This is also an excellent class for anyone interested in weight maintenance or reduction.