Riccarton High School Riccarton High School

Fit for Life

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Thomas.

This is a highly practical course which aims to develop your understanding of how to train effectively and learn to push yourself (both physically and mentally). You will need to be prepared to train regularly and at a high intensity as part of this course. The learning here can be applied to many other areas and would be ideal physical preparation for your sport.

What we will cover:

  • How to train to achieve the best results
  • How the body works to improve your fitness
  • How to prepare physically and mentally for an event
  • Nutrition and meal planning

Learning Areas:



Level 1 Health, Level 1 Physical Education

Approximate Costs and Equipment/Stationery

A decent pair of running shoes is highly recommended.