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Parkour in Physical Education

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Physical Education




Parkour is an art of movement in which you train the body and mind to overcome obstacles. It emphasizes strength, flexibility, balance, body control, creativity, fluidity, discipline, and precision. Parkour movements include running, jumping, vaulting, climbing, balancing, and crawling. Parkour training focuses on safety, responsibility, overcoming fear, and self-improvement.

    Physical Education (2019) Grade(s): 2

    Transition weight from various bases of support by:

    - Transferring weight from feet to different body parts while maintaining balance.

    - Rolling in different directions with both a narrow and curled body shape.

    Physical Education (2019) Grade(s): 3

    Transfer weight from feet to hands for momentary weight support both individually and in various partner stunts and counter balance.

    Physical Education (2019) Grade(s): 4

    Combine jumping and landing patterns with locomotor and manipulative skills.

    Physical Education (2019) Grade(s): 4

    Balance on different bases of support in multiple levels and shapes while utilizing a variety of equipment.

    Physical Education (2019) Grade(s): 4

    Combine traveling with balance and weight transfers to create a sequence with or without equipment.

    Physical Education (2019) Grade(s): 5

    Demonstrate correct form of locomotor skills in a variety of individual, partner, and small group activities and dance/ rhythm.

    Physical Education (2019) Grade(s): 5

    Apply jumping and landing patterns with locomotor and manipulative skills in individual, partner, and small group activities.

    Physical Education (2019) Grade(s): 5

    Combine balance and transferring weight in a sequence or dance with a partner.

    Physical Education (2019) Grade(s): 5

    Transfer weight in movement patterns by combining actions and balances to create a sequence with a partner, with or without equipment.

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