Learning Recommendations: C or better in any General Physical Education class
General Description: A supportive and comfortable atmosphere where girls can work with free weights, weight machines and plyometrics exercises to develop intrinsic lifelong fitness habits that center around muscular strength and cardiovascular improvement. This course is available to students who wish to develop muscular tone and strength.
Content: Students will learn proper lifting and spotting techniques to increase flexibility, muscular strength, motor coordination, and cardiovascular strength.
Strategies: Students will learn through a combination of:
- Individual skill development
- Cooperative work in groups
- Self-analysis of movement through video and still images
Homework: There are occasional journal entries and outside fitness activities.
Course Fee / Materials: PE Shirt Required