CROSS TRAINING WITH CARDIOVASCULAR EMPHASIS

Cross Training with Cardiovascular (Aerobic) Emphasis focuses on improving a person’s flexibility, cardiovascular endurance and muscular endurance, leading to a healthy lifestyle.  This class will allow students to improve their aerobic/anaerobic endurance.  It will teach students to develop the five physical fitness components (flexibility, muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and body composition).  Activities include, but are not limited to:  step aerobics, body pump, Taebo, Jazzercise, Bootcamp, pilates, yoga, and a variety of other workouts.  Students will also be required to participate in water aerobics.

CROSS TRAINING WITH STRENGTH EMPHASIS

Cross Training with Strength Emphasis focuses on improving a person’s muscular strength/endurance and cardiovascular endurance, leading to a healthy lifestyle.  This class will allow students to improve their muscular strength/endurance.  It will teach students to develop the five physical fitness components (flexibility, muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and body composition).  Activities include, but are not limited to, the use of dumbbells, body bars, stability balls, medicine balls, heart rate monitors, and body weight exercises.

BEGINNING WEIGHT TRAINING AND FITNESS

The students will be introduced to fundamental weight training concepts and lifts involved in increasing strength and power to improve athletic performance and promote life-time physical fitness.  This class will provide the importance of lifting, proper lifting techniques, and safety.

INTERMEDIATE/RECREATIONAL WEIGHT TRAINING AND FITNESS

This class is designed to build on the learning experiences gained from Beginning Weight Training and Fitness.  The students will increase strength and power by focusing on weight training to improve athletic performance and promote life-time physical fitness.  This class will allow students to learn and perform activities to gain power, strength, speed, agility and cardiovascular endurance.

ATHLETIC WEIGHT TRAINING AND CONDITIONING

Athletic Weight Training and Conditioning focuses on strength, power and conditioning associated with improved athletic performance.  This class allows athletes to learn and perform lifts and cardiovascular activities that are specific to improvement of athletic performance.

LIFETIME ACTIVITIES AND FITNESS

Lifetime Activities and Fitness is designed to teach basic skills in lifetime leisure activities.  Students will learn life style fitness concepts through participating in various activities.  The purpose of this course is to introduce students to life-time activities and the benefits and impacts they will have throughout their lives.  Activities include tennis, golf, Frisbee, bowling, swimming, recreational yard games, volleyball, and softball.

INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION & HEALTH

This is a required introductory high school physical education class.  Students will be introduced to high-school physical education by taking a course that focuses on healthy living, fitness, and weight training.

INDOOR/OUTDOOR PE

This course is designed to teach basic individual, team, and fitness for a healthy lifestyle.  This course’s activities vary based on the time of year and weather conditions, which include but are not limited to softball, flag football, tennis, soccer, basketball, volleyball, badminton, and mass games.  This course will introduce students to a variety of individual and team activities they can participate in for life.

SPORTS OFFICIATING

Sports Officiating is designed to offer students the coursework and experience necessary to become an official in a variety of major sports, including, but not limited to football, soccer, volleyball, basketball, baseball, and softball.  Coursework will include classroom activities, field experiences , guest speakers and video lessons. The field experience coursework will require students to attend one athletic event outside of the school day for each sport covered in class.  Students will be required to complete a one-time practicum for one of the sports covered in class.  This course will provide students the opportunity to learn and practice skills necessary to officiate athletic contests.  Upon successful completion of this class, students interested in employment may pursue NSAA certification at their cost.