High School Course 2 is most often taught in 10th grade. Tenth-graders growth is beginning to slow and they are able to achieve higher levels of skill and fitness. They are able to take more responsibility for their learning and can be challenged to go deeper in to physical education content, finding ways to apply their learning to life now...and later.
High School Course 2 focuses on the effects of physical activity on dynamic health and the mechanics of mody movement in combatives/self-defense, gymnastics/tumbling and team activities.
STANDARD 1: Students demonstrate knowledge of and competency in motor skills, movement patterns and strategies needed to perform a variety of physical activities.
Students demonstrate advance levels of proficiency in combatives/self-defense, gymnastics/tumbling and team activities. As well, they are able to explain and apply principles of biomechanics and skill-related fitness to their activity.
STANDARD 2: Students achieve a level of physical fitness for health and performance while demonstrating knowledge of fitness concepts, principles and strategies.
Students continue utilize fitness assessments to set goals, track progress, and implement a personal fitness plan and build strategies that will empower them to attain and maintain a healthy lifestyle. However, they also focus on the specific activity/fitness needs as we age.
STANDARD 3: Students demonstrate knowledge of psychological and sociological concepts, principles and strategies that apply to the learning and performance of physical activity.
Students are developing a sense of the activities that they enjoy and are able to identify the satisfaction that comes from participating in challenging physical activity. They are developing as leaders and have a keen sense of how to include people of all ages, abilities, ethnicities and differences.