The use of physical education national standards are to develop physically-educated individuals who have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity. The purpose of the National Standards document is to provide the framework for a quality physical education.
Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.
Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.
Participates regularly in physical activity.
Achieves and maintains a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.
Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings.
Values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.