P.E. Essay

857 Words Jan 21st, 2014 4 Pages
As a wise man once said, “Intelligence and skill can only function at the peak of their capacity when the body is healthy and strong.” John F. Kennedy and another good quote “Exercise and recreation are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary, because health is worth more than learning.” Thomas Jefferson. These quotes is saying that PE is just as important as any other class or subject because it prepares your body to learn and it’s easier to learn when you are healthy than when you are sick with the flu and have a bad cold. This ties in to show how important and how fun DeBakey PE was and how much such we learn such as eating right and exercise can go a long way in the future. My initial experience at DeBakey PE was …show more content…
After volleyball we played flag football and this was by far the best sport because we got to play outside on the field and because it was more fast-paced and by that time most people knew each other so we were more comfortable playing against and even a little (friendly) trash talk . It was also surprising to see who won the championships because the winning catch was caught by somebody they least expected and shocked everybody including the person who caught the ball and the person who threw it. The last, and most recent, sport we played was hockey and it was a different sport than the rest because for the first time it didn’t matter about being big or have size on your side it mattered about skill and speed so became interesting. Also this was the first time that defense actually mattered a lot and was the main reason that the team with the best goalie won the championship.
The skills learned in sports were cooperation, teamwork, reliability and finally sportsmanship. In basketball it was cooperation and teamwork because no matter how good you are there is no way for you to be a one man show and to add on to the fact after one shot another person had to shoot which forced people to cooperate and work together. The next sport ,volleyball, taught me the skill of

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