NASPE National Standards

  • The purpose of the National Standards is to provide the framework for a quality physical education. NASPE uses the physical education national standards to develop physically-educated individuals who have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity.

    Standard 1 The physically literate individual demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.

    Standard 2 The physically literate individual applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance.

    Standard 3 The physically literate individual demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness.

    Standard 4 The physically literate individual exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.

    Standard 5 The physically literate individual recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction.


    American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance