BOYS WEIGHT TRAINING Grades 9 - 12
Description: Weight training class will include skills and principles of muscle usage, techniques of lifting, and proper safety (spotting). Using these principles, students are also taught how to increase strength and muscle mass through repetition and consistency. The program consists of four 9 week cycles, ending with maximum lifts in bench press and power cleans.
Supplies, purchased at Book Sales:
- PE clothes, $40 for shirt and shorts; two sets required
- Lock, $6
GIRLS WEIGHT TRAINING & FITNESS Grades 9 - 12
Description: This course offers a variety of activities and training techniques to promote health, fitness, and total wll-being. This course is also designed to improve muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance. The weight training portion takes advantage of the free weights and weight machines in the weight room. The goal is to teach skills and principals of muscle usage, techniques of lifting, and proper safety (spotting). Using these principles, students are taught how to increase strength and muscle mass through repetition and consistence. Typical course activities activities include: fitness walking, high-low impact aerobics, step aerobics, Tae Bo, Tai Chi, Yoga stretching, line dancing, cardio boot camp, jump rope and fitness ball, circuit/interval workouts. The students will also complete article summaries from the Current Health 2 Magazine.
Supplies: Purchased at Book Sales
- PE clothes, $40 shirt and shorts; two sets required
- Lock, $6
HEALTH Grades 9 - 12
This one semester class, taken in freshman year, meets graduation requirement and counts toward one semester of PE credit. Total Health means that behavior matters to our health and to our happiness. We are body, mind, and spirit and therefore our approach to health must be addressed from a Christian/Biblical Worldview. The course will cover Creation and the Creator, nutrition, fitness and exercise, infections and noninfectious disease, stress and anxiety, made in the image of God, social health and person responsibility.
Text: Total Health ISBN 978-1-58331-225-4