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Grades: 9-12

Credit: 0.5 unit

This is an introductory level course structured to emphasize proper technique for all lifts and exercises, including safety. Students
are provided principles and practice techniques for a beginning strength program. Progression concepts are taught and
practiced as students use personal goals to develop and work at their individual performance levels. Nutritional needs, goal setting,
and, the negative effects of performance enhancing drugs and alcohol are discussed and students will understand their effects.
Students will be expected to work in a cooperative environment and model respect for self and others. Class can be repeated and
taken both semesters if desired.