Year 9 Sports Institute

Course Description

This programme is designed to allow adolescent athletes to gain greater knowledge surrounding methods of training, functional anatomy, programme design and how to be an effective team member. Learners will experience different types of training with the aim of improving their own personal fitness. They will then compete in team competitions in a range of different sports.

The main topics/themes:

• Fitness and Fitness Components

• Fitness Tests

• Training Principles

• Training Methods

• Goal Setting

• Functional Anatomy

• Team work and relating to others

Recommended Prior Learning

To gain entry to this course learners must apply in writing. Application forms can be collected at the PE office and must be returned by the specified date.

Course Costs and Equipment

$10 + Whangaparaoa College PE uniform


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.