April 20, 2021
Instructors

Heather Scudder

scudderh@hartfordschools.net
802-295-8610 Ext. *2803

Marc Bucklin

bucklinm@hartfordschools.net
802-295-8610 Ext. *2804

Pete Driscoll
Pete Driscoll
driscollp@hartfordschools.net
802-295-8610 Ext. *2110

Physical Education



Course Descriptions:


Competitive Team Sports / Games - 1 credit

Course number: 0501
Open to: Grade 9-12
Prerequisite: None  
Scheduled: 1 Block Fall / Spring  

This course provides students with the opportunity to participate in several team-based sports/games with a high level of intensity.  The involvement in specific sports will provide an atmosphere that is competitive, while promoting communication and collaboration among peers.  Students will  also gain an appreciation for the degree of fitness necessary to participate in these different sports. Units may include; soccer, volleyball, speedball, flag football, kin-ball, ultimate frisbee, floor hockey, and others. 

 

Recreational and Leisure Sports / Games - 1 credit

Course number: 0505
Open to: Grade 9-12
Prerequisite: None  
Scheduled: 1 Block Fall / Spring  

This course is designed to provide opportunities for the students to elect individual and team activities that have carryover value associated with them.  These lifetime activities allow for mixed grade, co-educational participation and will provide a variety of life and leisure time offerings.  The course objectives include assisting students in the development of physical fitness and motor ability; aiding the student’s physical, mental, and social growth; and offering activities which facilitate meeting these objectives.  Activities may include: Tennis, Bowling, Badminton, Table Tennis, Snow Shoeing, Pickleball, bocce ball, croquet, horseshoes, Frisbee golf, Corn hole, etc.


Low Impact Fitness Class - 1 credit

Course number: 0511
Open to: Grades 9-12
Prerequisite:  None
Scheduled: 1 Block Fall / Spring  

This class is specifically designed to meet the needs of the students who do not enjoy competitive team sports. The class focus will be on full body low impact exercise.  Endurance walking, Yoga and Barre exercises will be emphasized.  Our goal is to increase endurance and create healthy lifestyle changes.  This course will have a lower impact and intensity than the Life time fitness course.


Lifetime Fitness - 1 credit

Course number: 0515
Open to: Grades 9-12
Prerequisite:  None
Scheduled: 1 Block Fall / Spring  

This course is designed to provide an opportunity for students to develop individualized fitness plans.  Students will learn the fundamentals of strength, aerobic, and overall fitness training.  An emphasis will be placed on an array of lifelong fitness activities.  A true lifelong, personal comprehensive fitness plan will be developed as a result of this course.  This course is higher impact with more intense cardio than the Low Impact Fitness Class.


Personal Fitness - 1 credit

Course number: 0599
Open to: Grades 11 and 12
Prerequisite: 1 3/4 credit in a required Fitness class
Scheduled: 1 Block Fall / Spring  

Personal Fitness is designed to give students the opportunity to learn a variety of fitness concepts and conditioning techniques used for obtaining optimal physical fitness.  This course includes active workout/exercise sessions aimed to enhance the fitness capacity of it’s participants.  Students will benefit from comprehensive total body training and conditioning with a specific focus on the 10 components of fitness: cardiovascular/respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance, and accuracy.  Students will have the opportunity to explore a variety of approaches to enhance their physical and mental performance in the elements of exercise, nutrition, sleep, relational connections, and mindset.  Students will strive to implement the course content into their daily lives in a quest to achieve specific goals.


Dance and Movement - 1 credit

Course number: 0544
Open to: Grades 9-12
Prerequisite: None
Scheduled: 1 Block Fall / Spring 

In this class, we will experience various styles of dance forms and expression through movement. Throughout this class we will explore movement elements by learning basic techniques from various dance genres and styles. Alternative forms of movement, such as yoga or martial arts, may also be explored. No previous dance or movement experience is needed. This course may be taken for either a Fine Arts (1060) or PE (0544) credit.

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