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Lifetime & Leisure Sports

Lifetime & Leisure Sports

Recommended Grade Level: 9 - 12

Course Credits: 0.5

Course Price: $285.00


Course Details:

This course provides students with an overview of dual and individual sports. Students learn about a variety of sports, and do an in-depth study of martial arts, Pilates, fencing, gymnastics, and water sports. Students learn not only the history, rules, and guidelines of each sport, but practice specific skills related to many of these sports. Students also learn the components of fitness, benefits of fitness, safety and technique, and good nutrition. Students conduct fitness assessments, set goals, and participate in weekly physical activity.

Required Materials:

Exercise Requirements

Although this is an online course, the exercise requirements are anything but virtual!

  • You are required to have 12 weeks of physical activity for this course.
  • Your weekly workouts must equal at least 3 hours of physical activity accumulated over at least three days of the week.
  • You should include elements of cardio, strength, and flexibility training each week, as outlined below.

CARDIO

  • Minimum of 90 minutes of cardio per week
  • Specify which cardio activities
  • Cardio workouts, ideally, can be done every day of the week
  • A cardio workout means that your heart rate is elevated within your target zone (approximately 135-180 bpm)

STRENGTH

  • Minimum of 30 minutes of strength training per week
  • Specify which muscles worked and with what equipment
  • You should work every major muscle or muscle group at least once during the week
  • When strength training you should allow your muscles to rest for at least 48 hours before working the same muscles again
  • If you want to strength train every day, alternate upper body one day and lower body the next

FLEXIBILITY

  • Minimum of 5-10 minutes of stretching at the end of every cardio or strength training workout
  • Other optional flexibility workouts such as yoga or Pilates can be included as well

*Note: A warm-up and cool down is implied and should be included in every workout session.

Technical Requirements:

  • Microsoft word
  • PDF Reader
  • Power point
  • Excel
  • Google Docs

Syllabus:

Course Introduction

Unit 1: Getting Started

  • 1.1 Fitness Assessment & Analysis
  • 1.2 Getting Started
  • 1.3 Safety

Unit 2: Fitness

  • 2.1 Components of Fitness
  • 2.2 Team Player
  • 2.3 Nutrition

Unit 3: Combative Sports

  • 3.1 Martial Arts
  • 3.2 Unarmed Martial Arts
  • 3.3 Armed Martial Arts

Unit 4: Gymnastics & Pilates

  • 4.1 Gymnastics
  • 4.2 Gymnastic Skills
  • 4.3 Pilates

Unit 5: Water Sports

  • 5.1 Water Safety
  • 5.2 Water Skills

Unit 6: Staying Active

  • 6.1 Post Assessment

Accreditation & Approvals

Cognia Advanced
International Association for K-12 Online Learning
National col-2dot4legiate Athletic Association
Northwest Accreditation Commission Board
Washington OSPI
University of California
Department of Education - Idaho
Arkansas Department of Education
NMSDC
MWBE
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