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Fitness (Video Link): Drums Alive™ Fitness Routines
Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comFitness (Video Link): Drums Alive™ Fitness Routines

An aerobic fitness routine in which students hit stability balls using exaggerated drumming movements. A nice change of pace for physical education class and assemblies.... keep reading..

Teaching (Video Link): TAGteaching - An Effective Technique for Teaching Sport Skills
Shelly Sharp, St. John Bosco SchoolTeaching (Video Link): TAGteaching - An Effective Technique for Teaching Sport Skills

A physical education teaching technique that uses auditory feedback for instant, positive feedback, not unlike the clicker method used in training dogs.... 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..

Fundraising: Foreign Currency Fundraiser
Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comFundraising: Foreign Currency Fundraiser

A fundraiser that collects leftover foreign currency from parents' vacation or business trips.... keep reading..

Strength (Video): Patty-Cake Planks
Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comStrength (Video): Patty-Cake Planks

A partner variation that makes the plank exercise more difficult but more fun. Great for teams or physical education classes.... keep reading..

Equipment/Facilities: Sand is Significantly Safer Than Wood Fiber as a Playground Surface
Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comEquipment/Facilities: Sand is Significantly Safer Than Wood Fiber as a Playground Surface

When used as a playground surface, sand is almost five times safer than wood fiber.... keep reading..

Games: Mukade Kyoso - A Cooperative Physical Education Game from Japan
Games: Mukade Kyoso - A Cooperative Physical Education Game from Japan

A cooperative physical education game in which a large group of students must move down a race course with their legs tethered together.... keep reading..

Sport Psychology: Workout Goals Improve Practice Quality
Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comSport Psychology: Workout Goals Improve Practice Quality

Improve practice quality by having your athletes write down their workout goal before the beginning of every session.... keep reading..

Games: Holiday Warmup Game
Suzanne Bathe & Adrienne WallaceGames: Holiday Warmup Game

A fun holiday-themed warmup game for elementary school physical education students.... keep reading..

Nutrition: The Big Crunch Carrot Activity
Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comNutrition: The Big Crunch Carrot Activity

A fun nutrition activity in which everyone in your class, or even your school, crunches a carrot at the same time.... keep reading..

Strength (Video): The Single-Leg Triple-Hop Test
Steve Marks for PE Update.comStrength (Video): The Single-Leg Triple-Hop Test

A good field test to determine improvements in horizontal and vertical leg strength and power, as compared to the more commonly-used vertical jump test.... keep reading..

Nutrition: How Close to Competition Can Carbohydrate Drinks be Taken and Still be Effective?
Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comNutrition: How Close to Competition Can Carbohydrate Drinks be Taken and Still be Effective?

Carbohydrate drinks such as Gatorade and Powerade can be taken at a number of times before exercise and still be effective in improving performance.... keep reading..

Games: Chopstick Relay
Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comGames: Chopstick Relay

A relay game in which students must learn to use chopsticks. Good for physical education classes or for in-class fitness breaks.... keep reading..

Training-Room Tips: RICE Treatment Also Reduces Scar Tissue & the Chance of Re-Injury
Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comTraining-Room Tips: RICE Treatment Also Reduces Scar Tissue & the Chance of Re-Injury

The traditional RICE treatment (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) reduces not only swelling and inflammation, but also the formation of scar tissue around soft tissue injuries.... keep reading..

Sport Psychology: Three Steps for Getting Your Athletes Into Performance Mode
Dick Moss, Editor, PE Update.comSport Psychology: Three Steps for Getting Your Athletes Into Performance Mode

A step-by-step coaching strategy for helping athletes achieve the ideal mental state for optimal performance. Includes a reproducible handout.... keep reading..

Equipment: Choosing the Right Basketball - A Primer
David AndrewsEquipment: Choosing the Right Basketball - A Primer

A primer on the different sizes and materials to consider when purchasing basketballs for your physical education classes.... keep reading..

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