Intro to Individual Sports 2

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Carone Learning Category: Lifestyle
Subject: Physical Education
Recommended Grade Level: 6-8
Course Credit: One semester, 0.5 credits* (5 units in CA)
Recommended Pre-Requisites: Intro to Individual Sports 1

*A full credit is available when combined with Intro to Individual Sports 1
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This course provides students with an overview of individual sports. Students learn about a variety of sports, yet do an in-depth study of running, walking, strength training, yoga, Pilates, dance, water sports, and cross-training. Students learn the history, rules, and guidelines of each sport, and practice specific skills related to each sport. Students also learn about the components of fitness, FITT principles, benefits of fitness, safety and technique, and good nutrition. Students conduct fitness assessments and participate in weekly physical activity.

Units & Tasks

This course is divided into the following Units and Sections.

  • Course Introduction
  • Unit 1: Getting Started
    • 1 Fitness Assessment & Analysis
    • 2 Getting Started
    • 3 Exercising Outdoors
  • Unit 2: Fitness & Nutrition Principles
    • 1 Components of Fitness
    • 2 Principles of Fitness
    • 3 Nutrition
  • Unit 3: Cycling Basics
    • 1 Cycling
    • 2 Bike & Helmet Fit
  • Unit 4: Strength Training
    • 1 Strength Training Principles
    • 2 Strength Training Guidelines
  • Unit 5: Water Sports
    • 1 Water Safety
    • 2 Swimming & Water Skills
  • Unit 6: Cross-Training & Agility
    • 1 Cross-Training
    • 2 Drills & Plyometrics
  • Unit 7: Post Assessment
    • 1 Post Assessment

Within each section you will find the following tasks to view or complete:

  1. Game Plan—an outline of tasks for that section
  2. Lesson—multimedia online lesson(s)about the section topic
  3. Sprint—links to other online sites with additional fitness information
  4. Team Huddle*—class discussion on an assigned topic
  5. Assignment/Sport Report*—section assignment or evaluation of a sport
  6. Quiz*—assessment of lesson comprehension
  7. Fitness Log*—a record of workout sessions for each week

The items noted with an asterisk above are those that must be submitted for a grade.


There are 16 sections in this course. Each section is designed to be completed in about one week’s time. However, students may take more or less time as needed. A recommended pacing guide is provided within the course.

Exercise Requirements

12 weeks of exercise at 3 hours per week is required for this course. An accelerated course version is available that requires 8 weeks of exercise at 4 hours per week. All fitness logs require at least ONE form of verification, which can be provided by a supervising adult, a MOVband device, or a Polar heart rate monitor.

Students will also be required to participate in and report on some specific individual sports, such as strength training, biking, water sports, and cross-training.

Exercise Library

This course includes complimentary access to Carone Learning’s Exercise Library, with pictures, videos, and descriptions of almost 300 exercises. The library is searchable by exercise type, muscle group, or equipment (including resistance bands, weights, exercise balls, or no equipment at all).

Parent & Teacher Guides

Parent and teacher guides available.

Additional Materials

There are no required textbooks or materials for this course. Access to exercise equipment is recommended, but not required. Some optional fitness tracking equipment is available through Carone Learning.

Technical Requirements

An internet connection and computer or tablet is required. Software requirements include a PDF reader, and word-processing application (such as Microsoft Word, Google Docs, or Open Office).
Enroll in online PE, health, or elective classes at Carone Learning