This course is designed to introduce and teach both individual and cooperative group sports and recreational games, while placing an emphasis on the development of skills, teamwork, sportsmanship and tactical understanding. Students will learn and practice the basic skills and rules involved in a variety of sports and games before applying them in a game-like setting. Students will also solve problems and make responsible decisions as they work together in a group setting. The main objective of this course is to encourage students to exhibit a physically active lifestyle in and outside of the school environment by gaining confidence in their skills, abilities, and knowledge of sports and recreational games. Teamwork, good sportsmanship, and cooperative skills are vital to being successful in Physical Education.