Lifetime and Leisure Sports
This one-semester course provides students with an overview of dual and individual sports. Students learn about a variety of sports, and do an in-depth study of martial arts, Pilates, fencing, gymnastics, and water sports. Students learn not only the history, rules, and guidelines of each sport, but practice specific skills related to many of these sports. Students also learn the components of fitness, benefits of fitness, safety and technique, and good nutrition. Students conduct fitness assessments, set goals, and participate in weekly physical activity. Unit 1: Getting Started; Fitness Assessment & Analysis, Getting Started, Safety. Unit 2: Fitness; Components of Fitness, Team Player, Nutrition. Unit 3: Combative Sports; Martial Arts, Unarmed Martial Arts, Armed Martial Arts. Unit 4: Gymnastics & Pilates; Gymnastics, Gymnastic Skills, Pilates. Unit 5: Water Sports; Water Safety, Water Skills. Unit 6: Staying Active; Post Assessment.