Physical Education

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Physical Education

The Health and Physical Education program at Brother Martin consists of different physical activities, sports and instruction in health education.

The Health and Physical Education program at Brother Martin consists of different physical activities, sports, and instruction in health education. Examples of activities and sports offered to students include: weight training and conditioning, flag and touch football, softball, lacrosse, basketball, volleyball, and physical fitness testing. Health education consists of alternating courses in first aid, adult CPR, nutrition, personal hygiene, peer pressure, mental health and self-esteem, the abuse of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs, and men’s health issues.

Courses:
 Health & Physical Education I
 Health & Physical Education I
 Health & Physical Education II
 Health & Physical Education II

Activities and Sports Offered

  • Weight Training and Conditioning
  • Flag and Touch Football
  • Softball
  • Lacrosse
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Physical Fitness Training

Health Education Opportunities

  • First Aid
  • CPR
  • Nutrition
  • Safety
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Peer Pressure
  • Mental Health/Self-Esteem
  • Drug Abuse
  • Men’s Health Issues

Goals of the Program
  • To increase the student’s physical strength and endurance.
  • To develop motor skills for sports participation.
  • To develop team cooperation and sportsmanship.
  • To develop rhythmic and efficient movement skills.
  • To promote the knowledge of and appreciation for games and physical activities.
  • To gain an understanding of first aid, safely and the physical needs of the human body.

The required physical education uniform consists of the Brother Martin PE shirt and shorts, white socks and tennis shoes.

Grading is determined by participation, individual testing, proper dress and attitude. For freshmen, one-half of the grade is determined by class work in the area of Health and Safety, including major writing assignments.

Faculty:

Mr. Lance Ledet, B.G.S.,Department Chair
Mr. Mark Bonis, M.S.
Mr. Mark Benedetto ’77, B.S.
Mr. Jon Norris, M.A.
Mr. Aaron Paladino, B.G.S.
Mr. Duffy Rousselle, B.A.
Mr. Jacob Williams, B.B.A.
Mr. Mark Wisniewski ’81, B.A

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