Physical activity is critical to the development and maintenance
of good health. The goal of physical education is to develop physically
educated individuals who have the knowledge, skills, and confidence
to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity.
A physically educated person:
Standard 1: Demonstrates competency in motor skills
and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.
Standard 2: Demonstrates understanding of movement
concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the
learning and performance of physical activities.
Standard 3: Participates regularly in physical
Standard 4: Achieves and maintains a health-enhancing
level of physical fitness.
Standard 5: Exhibits responsible personal and social
behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings.
Standard 6: Values physical activity for health,
enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.
A program that effectively teaches juggling easily meets Standards
1, 2, 5 and 6. If set up on a daily basis and combined with movement
techniques it can achieve standards 3 and 4 as well.
How juggling meets NASPE
I juggle and recomend it so highly to everyone
and Movement for Teachers