Physical Education

It is the aim of the Physical Education program to enhance the physical, motor, mental and social development of all students. It is the purpose of the Physical Education department to offer programs which are designed to meet the varying skill and ability levels of the student population.

News & Announcements

Thursday, February 11, 2016


  Did you know that in addition to 100 and 200 level FDR classes we also have some 300 level electives in our department? PE 301: Philosophy and Techniques of Coaching. A course that looks at the theory and practical nature of coaching. Classes on coaching philosophy, coaching style, leadership, sportsmanship, recruiting, solving real coaching…

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Here’s To Another 100 Years!

Did you know that Washington and Lee started PE in 1915? The PE department was formed in an attempt to teach students about physical education and health and hygiene. We are all proud of our PE department and its many diverse offerings. The hardest thing is choosing what to take. If you love team sports…

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

PE 148: Team Handball.

Team Handball is a dynamic sport that uses natural athletic skills such as running, jumping, throwing and catching to provide the action for the game. Team Handball is played between two teams, each with six players on the court and a Goalkeeper, on a court larger than a basketball court. The International Handball Federation comprises…