SHAPE America's National Standards define what a student should know and be able to do as result of a quality physical education program. States and local school districts across the country use the National Standards to develop or revise existing standards, frameworks and curricula.

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.

Speed Stacks believes that sport stacking fits right in to the SHAPE definition of positive PE.

  • teach a variety of physical education activities that make physical education class fun and enjoyable
  • create maximum opportunities for students of all abilities to be successful
  • promote student honesty, integrity and good sportsmanship
  • guide students into becoming skillful and confident movers
  • assist students in setting and achieving personal goals
  • provide specific, constructive feedback to help students master motor skills
  • afford opportunities for students to succeed in cooperative and competitive situations
  • prepare and encourage students to practice skills and be active for a lifetime