• This fourth year of physical education is designed to help students continue to build on their understanding of the importance of lifelong physical activity. Students will be expected to physically demonstrate improvement in skills and proficiency. Additionally, students will be able to demonstrate increased knowledge of strategies and techniques necessary to successfully participate in this physical education course. This is an elective course and does NOT meet the graduation requirement for physical education. Students may choose from the following: Intramural Sports: This course includes activities based on sports, game knowledge and individual fitness. The curriculum will assist students in developing the skills to maintain an active lifestyle. Team, dual, and individual sports are played in an intramural/recreational sport type forum. Personal Fitness: This course investigates the value of fitness in daily life, examines methods of assessing personal fitness levels, and develops the ability to plan an individualized fitness program, concentrating on improving individual fitness. This class will utilize weight training, aerobic activity, low-level plyometrics (jump-training/explosive movements), flexibility and cross-training programs to establish health and wellness. The target areas will be the Five Fitness Components (flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular fitness, and body composition). Sports Training: This course is designed to improve overall strength and conditioning for motivated students. It provides the opportunity to improve strength, power, agility, flexibility, speed and endurance, while reducing the risk of injury during participation in sports. The major emphasis of this course will be a vigorous physical fitness program which will include weight training, cardiovascular fitness, speed improvement drills, and high-level plyometrics (jump-training/explosive movements). Enrollment requires coach’s signature or counseling staff recommendation.