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Physical Education Course Information Sheets

2019-20: Advanced Weight Training

Students who have successfully completed Intermediate Weight Training and/or are a Varsity Athlete for MVHS are able to enroll in this course.  Advanced Olympic Lifting skills will be taught and skills learned in Intermediate Weight Training will be further focused on. This course is primarily for Varsity Athletes that are weight training for their specific sport.  This is a year long class, but can be taken as a semester if desired if the student has passed 5 out of 6 of the Physical Fitness Tests. Students in Course 4 (10-12th) will have the opportunity to develop and improve their fitness and conditioning levels through the means of flexibility, weight training, Plyometric, aquatic, and cardiovascular based training.  Students will learn these through instruction, observation, demonstration and participation. This course will also support the common Core State Standards for Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects 6-12.
 

2019-20: Intermediate Weight Training

The Weight Training and Conditioning course is a standards based class that is worth 5 physical education credits.  Students will enter this class with basic knowledge of weight training/CrossFit from Physical Education 9. They will understand proper safety, biomechanics and procedures to partake in more advanced weight lifting techniques using Olympic weights.  Plyometrics, power/aqua/speed training, Kettlebell lifts and nutrition will also be discussed. This is a year long class, but can be taken as a semester if desired if the student has passed 5 out of 6 of the Physical Fitness Tests. Students in Course 3 (10-12th) will have the opportunity to develop and improve their fitness and conditioning levels through the means of flexibility, weight training, Plyometric, aquatic, and cardiovascular based training.  Students will learn these through instruction, observation, demonstration and participation. This course will also support the common Core State Standards for Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects 6-12.
 

2019-20: Physical Education (Gr. 9)

Physical Education is a standards based state required class.  Students will improve their health and skill related fitness. Students in Course 1 (9th) will have the opportunity to develop and improve their skills by actively participating in individual/dual sports, fitness activities, rhythms/dance, and swimming.  This Course will also support the Common Core State Standards for the Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects 6-12.
 

2019-20: Team Sports (Gr. 10-12)

Physical Education is a standards based state required class.  Students will improve their health and skill related fitness. Students in course 2 (10-12th grade) will have the opportunity to develop and improve their skills in team sports, gymnastics, and combatives.  Students will learn these through instruction, observation demonstration and verbal/written communications. This course will also support the Common Core State Standards for Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects 6-12.
 

2019-20: Total Fitness

Students will partake in all levels of individual fitness activities.  Examples are Yoga, Pilates, Fitness Training, Power Walking, Swimming, and Cardiovascular Health.  Students will also partake in a Self-Defense/Tumbling and Nutrition guidance will also be discussed.  This is a year-long class, but can be taken as a semester if desired if the student has passed 5 out of 6 of the Physical Fitness Tests.  At the end of the year, students will be able to create a fitness plan for themselves, understand places in the community where they can continue their fitness journey at an affordable cost, and share their passion for a healthier lifestyle with others with their new found knowledge.