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Administration - Intramurals Survey
Meghan JuutiAdministration - Intramurals Survey

A reproducible questionnaire that determines the intramural activities your students most want to play.... keep reading..

Coaching - Captains' Council Versus a Team Captain
Dick MossCoaching - Captains' Council Versus a Team Captain

Many coaches prefer to do without a team captain, opting instead to allow the squad's natural leaders to rise to the occasion when needed.... keep reading..

Football: How to Give Playing Time to Every Player ...and Still Win!
Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comFootball: 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.... keep reading..

Dance: Incorporating Sports Movements Will Get Boys Involved in Your Dance Unit
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.comDance: Incorporating Sports Movements Will Get Boys Involved in Your Dance Unit

Involve students, especially boys, in your physical education dance unit by introducing a Sports-Movement Dance Class.... keep reading..

Fitness: Find the Corner Walking Game
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.comFitness: Find the Corner Walking Game

A fun game that makes walking fun for your physical education students.... keep reading..

Golf: Finishing Pose Can Help Diagnose Swing Problems
Golf: Finishing Pose Can Help Diagnose Swing Problems

Watching your golfers' finishing position can give you clues to whether their swing path is too flat or too upright.... keep reading..

Field Events: The Shot Put Relay Game for Practices and Physical Education Classes
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.comField Events: The Shot Put Relay Game for Practices and Physical Education Classes

A relay for shot putters or physical education class in which teams collectively attempt to throw a shot or medicine ball farther than their competitors.... keep reading..

Health: The Effect of Physical Education Frequency on Adult Obesity
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.comHealth: The Effect of Physical Education Frequency on Adult Obesity

Every day of physical education added to the weekly school curriculum reduces the likelihood of adult obesity by 5%. Daily PE reduces it by 28%!... keep reading..

Soccer: Sardine Soccer Game for Physical Education Class
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.comSoccer: Sardine Soccer Game for Physical Education Class

A passing game in which players pass the ball to constantly moving teammates while within the confusion of a confined area. A great lead-up game for physical education classes.... keep reading..

Fundraiser - Crazy Hat Day Fundraiser
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.comFundraiser - Crazy Hat Day Fundraiser

A day on which students and staff pay a fee to wear their craziest hat to class.... keep reading..

Soccer: The "Ouch" Game
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.comSoccer: The Ouch Game

A soccer lead-up game that teaches dribbling, passing and shooting. Great for primary school physical education classes.... keep reading..

Hockey - Tip for Keeping the Head Up
Dick MossHockey - Tip for Keeping the Head Up

Focusing on a spot that is at head-level will help players keep their head up while handling the puck.... keep reading..

Games: Non-Elimination Simon Says for Physical Education Class
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.comGames: Non-Elimination Simon Says for Physical Education Class

How to make "Simon Says" into a non-elimination fitness game for physical education classes.... keep reading..

Tennis: Use the Ice Cream Grip for a More Consistent Service Toss
Tennis: Use the Ice Cream Grip for a More Consistent Service Toss

A way to hold the tennis ball that produces greater consistency on the service toss.... keep reading..

Volleyball: Self-Practice Setting & Bumping Drills
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.comVolleyball: Self-Practice Setting & Bumping Drills

Solo practice drills that develop the ability to make make volleyball sets and bumps.... keep reading..

Basketball: Aerobic Intervals - A Better Way to Improve Fitness in Basketball Players
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.comBasketball: Aerobic Intervals - A Better Way to Improve Fitness in Basketball Players

Basketball players need a highly developed cardiovascular system and can be trained using methods similar to those employed by endurance athletes.... keep reading..

Volleyball: Change Your Scoring System for More Passing
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.comVolleyball: Change Your Scoring System for More Passing

A way to get more students involved when playing volleyball games.... keep reading..

Field Events: The Shot Put Relay Game for Practices and Physical Education Classes
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.comField Events: The Shot Put Relay Game for Practices and Physical Education Classes

A relay for shot putters or physical education class in which teams collectively attempt to throw a shot or medicine ball farther than their competitors.... keep reading..

Fitness: V02 Max Test Using an Easy One-Mile Jog
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.comFitness: V02 Max Test Using an Easy One-Mile Jog

An easy one-mile jog can give you an estimate of your students' V02 Max levels. Includes an automatic calculator - great for physical education classes.... keep reading..

Fitness: Interval Walking - A Fun Rainy Day Activity for Physical Education Classes
Dr. Sandy KimbroughFitness: Interval Walking - A Fun Rainy Day Activity for Physical Education Classes

Interval walking is a great way to spice up indoor walking workouts for your physical education classes. (Includes reproducible workout sheets).... keep reading..

Tennis: Coaching Cue for Optimal Distance on Lob Shots
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.comTennis: Coaching Cue for Optimal Distance on Lob Shots

Where to aim lob shots so they land with optimal depth on the opposing court.... keep reading..

Teaching Tips: Use Racquetless Badminton to Teach Throwing Skills to Physical Education Students
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education UpdateTeaching Tips: Use Racquetless Badminton to Teach Throwing Skills to Physical Education Students

A badminton variation for physical education class that provides the repetition needed to develop basic throwing skills.... keep reading..

Track (Video): Self-Reporting System for Track Practice
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education UpdateTrack (Video): Self-Reporting System for Track Practice

A system in which runners record their own times during track practices or physical education classes.... keep reading..

Fitness: Geocaching Makes Walking Fun for PE Classes
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education UpdateFitness: Geocaching Makes Walking Fun for PE Classes

A walking activity for your physical education class that combines satellite navigation,, orienteering, computer skills and treasure hunting.... keep reading..

Health Class Tips: Muscle Charades
Pat AitkenHealth Class Tips: Muscle Charades

Here's a fun way to drill your health and physical education students' knowledge of muscle groups and their functions.... keep reading..

Equipment: How to Make Balloon Racquets for Your Physical Education Classes
Dick Moss Finished Racquet

How to make inexpensive racquets, using coat hangers and panty hose, that are great for balloon games in your physical education classes.... keep reading..

Baseball/Coaching - Reduce the Number of Players Who Come Late to Practice
Dick MossBaseball/Coaching - Reduce the Number of Players Who Come Late to Practice

An incentive that will reduce the number of players who arrive late for practice.... keep reading..

Gymnastics - Cue for Keeping the Head Level in the Back Handspring
Dick MossGymnastics - Cue for Keeping the Head Level in the Back Handspring

A coaching cue for keeping the head level during back handsprings.... keep reading..

Baseball/Softball - Don't Warm Up With Weighted Bats
Dick MossBaseball/Softball - Don't Warm Up With Weighted Bats

A warmup with a weighted bat can slow your swing speed.... keep reading..

Wrestling: A System for Teaching Wrestling Skills to Large Teams
Dick Moss, Editor, Physical Education Update.comWrestling: A System for Teaching Wrestling 
Skills to Large Teams

A system that allows you to effectively teach wrestling skills when you have a large team.... keep reading..

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