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Advanced Swimming and Lifetime Sports & Fitness 08062
This class is for students who know the basic swimming strokes and are good swimmers. Swimming endurance, diving, and water sports will be included. Students will also participate in lifetime activities and sports which may include walking, jogging, table tennis, and volleyball. Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Beginning & Intermediate Swimming and Lifetime Sports & Fitness 08052
The students will work at their own level to learn the basic strokes, floating, and diving. Students will also participate in lifetime activities and sports which may include walking, jogging, table tennis, and volleyball. Retake
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Beginning Tennis - Lifetime Sports & Fitness 08012
This course will include the basic skills and rules of tennis. Lifetime sports will be taught during the time the class is indoors. The student will take part in various tournaments. Retake
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Beginning Tumbling & Gymnastics / Fitness 08042
This course will give the student an opportunity to work on floor exercise, balance beam, even and uneven bars, vault and tumbling. Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Exercise and Life-long Fitness 06162
This course is an introduction to yoga, Pilates, step aerobics, hi-low aerobics, and cardio kickboxing. It will include creative movement, exercise, and dance all geared toward life-long fitness. Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Fall Team Sports & Fitness (Female) 07982
This course will give the student the opportunity to participate in sports such as soccer, speedball, volleyball, basketball, aerobics, and physical fitness. Games and tournaments will take place during the semester. Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Health 1 08852
Health 1 is designed to introduce a variety of current health concerns to today’s teens. The course includes information and discussion of the following topics: healthy lifestyles; violence; sexual harassment; nutrition, fitness and weight control (including steroids/eating disorders); alcohol and drug abuse; tobacco; human sexuality; birth control; and sexually transmitted diseases (including HIV/AIDS). Textbook work, reading, videos, case studies, and projects will be part of the coursework. Students will be provided the opportunity to consider and personally apply course content. ***THIS COURSE IS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Intermediate Tennis - Lifetime Sports & Fitness 07932
This course is designed for the serious tennis player who already can perform forehand and backhand ground strokes and the overhead serve. Singles and doubles matches will be emphasized, along with advanced court strategies. Lifetime sports will be taught during the time the class is indoors. Retake
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Intermediate Tumbling & Gymnastics / Fitness 08022
Experience in all gymnastics events plus front and back walkovers. This course will include work in all gymnastics events at a more advanced level than beginning gymnastics. The student should have a strong interest in gymnastics. Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Introduction to Physical Activity - Level 1-low impact 07952
This course is a required one-semester class. It will count as one half of the one-year physical education graduation requirement. The course will also include CPR training, physical fitness, swimming testing, and team sports. The importance of physical activity will be taught. Choose course 7952 or 7962--student cannot take both courses for credit. Level 1 - Low-impact conditioning and less-competitive activities will be the foundation of the Level 1 Introduction class. Individualized activities and fundamental skills will also be emphasized. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Introduction to Physical Activity - Level 2-more competitive 07962
This course is a required one-semester class. It will count as one half of the one-year physical education graduation requirement. The course will also include CPR training, physical fitness, swimming testing, and team sports. The importance of physical activity will be taught. Choose course 7952 or 7962--student cannot take both courses for credit. Level 2 - The Level 2 Introduction class is designed for the more competitive student in both team and individual activity situations. Advanced conditioning and skills will be emphasized. Students with medical limitations should not enroll in this level. No Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Learning to Swim 07942
This course is designed for students who have a fear of water and need more individual attention in developing swimming skills. This course is not designed for the student’s continuation of beginning swimming skills.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Lifeguarding and Lifetime Sports & Fitness 08072
The student will be given the opportunity to learn and perform swimming rescues, CPR, and first aid so that he/she may be certified as a Red Cross lifeguard. It is necessary that the student has strong swimming skills. A preliminary swim test will be given. ***Must be 15 years of age. Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Self Defense (Troy High) 06172
This course is an introduction to self defense. The student will be introduced to numerous strategies including avoidance, awareness and action. It will include an aerobic fitness component, as well as a CPR component. All of these components are geared toward lifelong fitness and overall safety and well being.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Spring Team Sports & Fitness (Female) 08002
This course will give the student the opportunity to participate in sports such as softball, volleyball, soccer, basketball, aerobics, and physical fitness. Games and tournaments will take place during the semester. Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Weight Training and Aerobics - Fall 07922
This course is designed for the student wishing to achieve optimum cardiovascular fitness via strength and flexibility exercise. Class emphasis will focus on group aerobic activities including but not limited to walking, jumping rope, jogging, running, stair climbing, and stationary biking and may also include circuit strength training, swimming, and a standardized fitness test. This course is not recommended for students with medical limitations. Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Weight Training and Aerobics - Spring 07912
This course is designed for the student wishing to achieve optimum cardiovascular fitness via strength and flexibility exercise. Class emphasis will focus on group aerobic activities including but not limited to walking, jumping rope, jogging, running, stair climbing, and stationary biking and may also include circuit strength training, swimming, and a standardized fitness test. This course is not recommended for students with medical limitations. Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Wrestling/Conditioning & Lifetime Sports/Fitness 08032
This course will include the basic fundamentals of wrestling rules and regulations. Students will also have the opportunity to use the weight machine. Students will also participate in lifetime activities and sports which may include walking, jogging, table tennis, and volleyball. Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Fall Team Sports & Fitness (Male) 07972
This course will give the student the opportunity to participate in sports such as football, soccer, speedball, volleyball, basketball, and physical fitness. Games and tournaments will take place during the semester. Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
Spring Team Sports & Fitness (Male) 07992
This course will give the student the opportunity to participate in sports such as softball, volleyball, soccer, basketball, and physical fitness. Games and tournaments will take place during the semester. Retake.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12