Summer School - Individual Sports
This one-semester course provides students with an overview of individual sports. Students learn about a variety of sports, yet do an in-depth study of running, walking, hiking, yoga, dance, swimming, biking, and cross-training. Students learn not only the history, rules, and guidelines of each sport, but practice specific skills related to each sport. Students also learn about the components of fitness, the FITT principles, benefits of fitness, safety and technique, and good nutrition. Students conduct fitness assessments and participate in weekly physical activity. Unit 1: Getting Started; Fitness Assessment & Analysis, Getting Started, Safety & Injury Prevention. Unit 2: Fitness Principles; Components of Fitness, Principles or Fitness, Principles of Movement. Unit 3: Life Time Sports I; Intro to Individual Sports, Walking & Running, Strength Training. Unit 4: Life Time Sports II; Yoga, Cycling, Dance. Unit 5: Total Health; Cross-Training, Nutrition. Unit 6: Post Assessment; Post Assessment.