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    Arizona Physical Education Standards

     
    The following is a breakdown of the Strands and Concepts which drive the lessons which your child will be taught this year in PE class.  For a more specific look at the standards, please click here.


    Strand 1: Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.

    Concept 1: Fundamental Movement Skills
    Concept 2: Rhythmic Movement
    Concept 3: Complex or Specialized Movement Skills

    Strand 2: Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies,  and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.
     
    Concept 1: Movement Concepts
    Concept 2: Scientific Principles
    Concept 3: Strategies and Tactics

    Strand 3: Participates regularly in physical activity both during and beyond the structured physical education class.
     
    Concept 1: Physical Activity in a Physical Education Program
    Concept 2: Physical Activity Outside the Physical Education Program

    Strand 4: Achieves and maintains a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.
     
    Concept 1: Health-Related Fitness

    Strand 5: Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings.
     
    Concept 1: Personal Behavior
    Concept 2: Social Behavior

    Strand 6: Values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.

    Concept 1: Values Physical Activity