Fun Stuff for Physical Education #82
October 8, 2009

Fun Stuff for Physical Education #82
October 8, 2009

Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education

1. Editor's Note

Welcome to the latest issue of the Fun Stuff for PE newsletter. This edition provides some excellent free content including a link to a contest providing a $1000 prize for innovative PE ideas; our PE Blog, in which I wonder where all the fit elementary school kids disappear to; and our article from the archives that will show you a fun walking game you can use in your physical education classes.

There are also many free resources on the PE website, including more than 35 sample articles, a links page, the latest PE-related RSS Headlines, and a Fun Stuff newsletter archive.

Fun Stuff for Physical Education #82
October 8, 2009
For those of you who are PE members, I've listed the latest articles that have been added to the website. Of course, paid PE Update members receive many other advantages, including access to over 2100 searchable articles that you can read, print or email; the PE forum; and dozens of instructional videos. If you're not already a member of the PE website, then join up today!! It will cost you only $4.95 per month, or $29.95 a year! To get more information, watch our video tour at: PE Update Video Tour

I hope you enjoy this issue!

Dick Moss, Editor


Fun Stuff for Physical Education #82
October 8, 2009
2. From the Web - Free Resources


The Atlanta Falcons have launched a contest to discover 60 imaginative ways for schools to get every student involved in daily physical activity.

Perusing the website is a great way to learn some new ideas. And if you submit an idea yourself, you could win $1000!

See the website at:


Fun Stuff for Physical Education #82
October 8, 2009
3. New Additions to the Website

Here are the Articles that were added to the PE Update website over the past four weeks.
These articles are available only to paid members of PE

  • Basketball: The Blinking Dribble Game
    A basketball contest that forces students to dribble without looking at the ball.

  • Coaching: How to Maintain Your Players' Attention on a Busy Field
    Two ways to get students to focus on your instructions, even in a distracting environment. Useful for sports like football and even for physical education classes.

  • Equipment: How to Clean Your Sports Mouthguard
    Tips for cleaning and storing sports mouthguards to prevent bacterial buildup.

  • Fitness: Bank of Fitness Account Book
    A reproducible exercise log in the form of a checking account ledger. A fun fitness activity for physical education class.

  • Football: How to Give Playing Time to Every Player...and Still Win!
    Several tips for getting every football player on your bench into the game without compromising your ability to win.

  • Resources: The "60 Ways to Play 60" Youth Fitness Contest
    A contest, hosted by the Atlanta Falcons, that provides a $1000 prize for the most innovative idea for getting students active.

The PE website has 407 other articles on these six topics! Become a member and you can read them all today! Click Here!


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October 8, 2009
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Fun Stuff for Physical Education #82
October 8, 2009
4. From the PE Update Blog

Monday Morning Musings on the World of Sports, Coaching & Physical Education from Editor, Dick Moss.

The editor discusses his observations about the incredible talent he witnessed at a local elementary school cross-country race and the fact that most of those kids will no longer be fit by the time they get to high school.



Fun Stuff for Physical Education #82
October 8, 2009
5. From the Archives

In every issue, I'll highlight a useful article from the PE Update Archives. The article will be available to non-members of the website for a week, and to members forever! This issue's article is:


Walking is an excellent all-around fitness activity, but it can get boring. Here's a way to turn walking into a fun game for your PE classes.

The PE website has 85 other "Fitness" articles ready for you to read! Become a member and get access to them today! Click Here!


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