Weight Lifting Grading Criteria

Participation (Daily) – 20 percent of your grade.  There will be one grade for each week.  Each day is 1/5th of the weekly grade. 
If you fail to participate fully, your grade goes down.  This is a subjective grade, if I think you’re not giving it  your all, your grade goes  down.

Attendance (Daily) – 15 percent of your grade.  There will be one grade for each week.  Each day is 1/5th of the weekly grade. 
If you have an unexcused absence, you get a “0” for that day.

Improvement – 15 percent of your grade.  You will be evaluated every 4.5 weeks in a number of aspects of the strength and conditioning
program, i.e., the 1600 meter run, bench press, squat or dead lift, push-ups, pull-ups or flex-arm hang. 

Current event – 10 percent of your grade.   Your will be required to bring in a current article on Fitness, Strength and Conditioning, wellness,
or fitness improvement subject every Monday.  Each student must bring in a total of 9 articles over the course of the Grading Period.

Skill demonstration and event form – 10 percent of your grade.   At the completion of each Grading Period technique in the bench press,
squat, and dead lift will be evaluated for proper form. 

Exercise Physiology Article Tests – 10 percent of your grade.  There will be at least 2 (not more than 3) reading comprehension tests based
on three Exercise Physiology Journal articles.

G.P. exam – 20 percent of your grade.  This includes 1 RM testing in Bench Press, Squat or Deadlift, push-ups, pull-ups or dead arm hang
and the 800/1200 meter run.


Weight Lifting Achievement Chart