Standard 2

Skill and Fitness Based CompetencePhysical education teacher candidates are physically educated individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to demonstrate competent movement performance and health enhancing fitness delineated in the NASPE K-12 Standards.

Element 2.1: Teacher candidates will demonstrate personal competence in motor skill performance for a variety of physical activities and movement patterns.
Artifact:  SUNY Cortland Activity Classes Taken
Date: College Career
Reflection: Throughout my collegiate career at SUNY Cortland I have completed a variety of activity courses. These courses are issued in order to learn the correct skill, successful strategies, and the pedagogical process of each activity. Here are the courses i have completed at SUNY Cortland.  

Element 2.2: Teacher candidates will achieve and maintain a health enhancing level of fitness throughout the performance. 
Artifact: NCAA Athletic Performance
Date: 2007-2011
Reflection: Being physically fit is a big part of my life as well as athletics. As a physical educator it is important to be competent in a variety of motor skills and sports. I was a member of the top ranked SUNY Cortland Lacrosse team from 20010-2011, as well as a two time All-Region player at Suffolk County Community College from 2007-2009. The following artifact is proof of Athletic Performance.

Element 2.3: Teacher candidates will demonstrate performance concepts related to skill full movement in a variety of physical activities.
Artifact: Health Related Fitness: Personal Fitness Plan
Date: Spring 2011
Reflection: As a physical educator it is essential to know the importance of maintaining a long and healthy lifestyle. In Health Related Fitness, a class required by all future physical educators, we learn various health related subjects. These subjects include: nutrition, disease, fitness/exercising, and designing a personal fitness plan. Here is an example a personal fitness plan I designed for my self.