Top Ten Worst Things About P.E. LessonsPositronWildhawk I am glad to say that P.E. is behind me. Waste of my life and made me look like an idiot. But I still have horrific memories. Let all your troubles out here.
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This so deserves 1st, I'm pretty sure sport teachers are meant to be mean, make you do PE in the freezing or boiling weather, and people that are bad at PE ( like me) are called fat and tubby, I don't like sport because it's THE ENTIRE REASON WHY I'm BULLIED! I just wanna say to my PE teacher: look at me you idiot, how am I fat when I'm obviously the lightest kid in the school. If PE never existed then I would rate school a 10/10, PE is pointless for me because I'm underweight and I really am the lightest kid (relative to size) in my school, also. I hate school because everyone says 'it makes you kool' with a stupid K. And also those stupid 'stop making children play or watch the T.V. , it's just a massive scam to ruin children's life, also when I was in year 1 (when I was 5) we only had 1 day for a PE lesson, and half of it was mostly maths, oh I miss those days. Every sports day I was last because everyone cheated and they were the popular kids, I told the teachers and they said I ...more - Harri666
As I've said many times before. If you can't run as fast, or jump as high, it's all exposed to your expense and you get mocked. Seriously cruel. - PositronWildhawk
I never saw the point in PE. It was two hours a week of hell where the instructor would be waiting for you, rubbing their hands gleefully together. Awful! - Britgirl
Yes, plus it's never gonna help people who got jobs like a Car seller. Sure the people who want to do it can do it, but not EVERYONE! - RockStarr
There's the same athletic team captains all the time who sometimes don't even notice my existence and I'm terrible at the "sports" that I will not use in the future.V 17 Comments
I hate gym class because a bunch of kids in my grade are super athletic and I am definitely not, and I definitely can't run really far and I'm super short, so I hate the jumps and oh my god whenever I mess up, everybody besides the ones that also experience got really mad and start screaming at me. Also, just the idea of gym makes me break out in a cold sweat
Yes, running a giant lap in 100 degree weather is the most fun of all. You know what else is fun? Being mocked and judged because you're bad at the sport and for some reason everyone thinks you're the worst person to ever exist. But when someone fails a text in, say math, it's like "Pfft, stupid math. You did well, buddy."
I didn't like religious studies. That was fine. I didn't like PE, and somehow that was alien to them. The mind boggles. - PositronWildhawk
The socialistic attitude displayed by certain P.E teachers (who shall remain nameless, except that they begin with C and N, and end with olin Henry and ikki Bloor) puts me in mind of several 20th century dictators. I believe that part of the reason they teach P.E is to get back on the children of those that bullied them at school. Also, have you seen their shorts?V 9 Comments
My PE teacher really didn't like me very much. I used to be a chubby girl. She used to call me Tina Tubs and laugh when I puffed during cross-country. Awful, spiteful woman. I would so love to see her now... - Britgirl
One of my P.E. teachers was REALLY nice. My class didn't have the most athletic kids, and did she mock them? No. But she moved to the high school the year after I had her, and now I am stuck with all of the bad teachers. - Minecraftcrazy530
YES. Once I actually was so irritated by her that when she asked for me to give her the football I just threw it at her feet..
Pretty muchV 11 Comments
I can relate to this so well. For all you P.E. teachers, listen up.
You are all terrible people. Smart kids hate you. You ruined my life. Because of you, I have to resort to talking to my own head for comfort. You make me and my friends look like idiots, while jocks and cheerleaders are praised for their physical abilities. Do you know how unfair that is? Because of your class, I don't have all A's on my report cards. You're the bane of my existence. Because of you, I hate myself. I want to be someone else. Because of you, I am bullied beyond belief. Because of you, I have no real friends. You give people a reason to hate me. Therefor, I hate you.
The most unfair thing in the world. I make no exaggeration. - PositronWildhawk
This is not true, first of all you do not have to be a sport freak to be successful in life, and how does one subject impact everything? - bjinmaro64
I know dudes in my class who get straight A's and excel pretty well in sports, so this is not exactly true. I am a straight A's student, and I am one of the fastest girls in my school(track and field) and can play soccer pretty well and do curl ups well. - AnimeDrawerV 8 Comments
Oh yeah, I'm gonna totally use a basketball or kick a ball in a net to save my History grade. Seriously, I have some dumb tournament thing with football and I just wanna read Catching Fire again, not aimlessly walk around while nobody passes me the ball and yells at me at sensibly walking away if it's gonna break my glasses. Oh sorry, I think winning a dumb goal is more important than wasting money to fix my glasses.
Well, it is important to be active and healthy though, for those who don't think it is essential. There are some people who won't play after school sports, so they do sports during school time. Education for a career is also important, but so is your health. You can die from being overweight and have a lot of health problems for not being active. - AnimeDrawer
Really? Is it? You can run really fast, that's cool. Can you count up to ten? I'll give you a week to figure it out. - PositronWildhawk
Oh my God it is so annoyingV 7 Comments
My teacher made fun off me after running the mile and she still does mock me
Its not nice when I play soccer, when I touch the ball with my hand everyone yells at me!
You get teased when you make a mistake
My teachers never mock me while I do badly. Maybe the students though. I suck at throwing balls and stuff like that. - AnimeDrawerV 3 Comments
I've had to suffer through grades and grades of P. E. While I had one merciful teacher who allowed me to decide whether I could or could not do an activity, my other teachers are quite forceful about me having to participate. It's unfortunate that P.E. is a "core subject", despite the fact most people do not plan on being athletic. I understand if it's just simple running, but we have to learn about professional techniques and run as though we were child athletes. It's unreasonable, as it's compulsory even for those with health problems, but it's necessary to even pass the grade with mediocre scores.
Until about junior year in high school, I had to take this course, and I benefited zilch from it. There's people that are good enough in sports, for scholarships and all that jazz, but I'm not one of those. I could care less how they would live their lives. But not me. Not everyone has to stay fit physically to survive, and it can be worse if you over-exert it, then you're weaker than everyone else. Having to have a PE course as a requirement just to go up the grade levels is a horrible thing for those who don't want to do it, yet at the same time failing isn't an option either. - NuMetalManiak
But it is important though, like I said, some people don't get excercise after school. You have to be active, or else you can become overweight. You don't need to be the best at every sport, but at least be active and healthy. - AnimeDrawer
I like this that you have to do it. It’s really fun in my schoolV 4 Comments
There was a girl in my classroom that fainted during P.E. And when she woke up, they acted as if nothing had ever happened, and they made her run laps with the rest of us. - DogsUnleashed
Why would coaches treat us like this? We run a million laps non-stop for the whole period for failing a mile run, one sensitive girl fell down crying in pain and my teacher called her a 5 year old cry baby and was sent to the office automatically after arguing. JUST WHY!? as she cried while arguing with my pe teacher, I continued to run faster away from my teacher as fast as I can. The time when we change, my teacher gave me this weird look on my face deep into my soul, I had shivers down to my spine afterwards. I was very angry that I wished I could burn down my school.
"What's that? You feel dizzy and like you're going to pass out? Oh, just get up, never give up and just remember: It's no excuse because being as thin as a piece of paper is really important."
My teacher in pe is the oppisite of these things on the list - bjinmaro64V 7 Comments
What's worse is when they think you're faking it.
Oh, look, there's blood on my face! No, I never hurt myself, I was running around for half an hour with ketchup on my tongue! - PositronWildhawk
I get sore a lot. Fun fact- I said this on a list, and guess what? It gets thumbed down! Whatever, idiots - Pony
I got hit in the face by a ball several times. I had glasses on. I was so lucky that the glass didn't shatter. I would've been blind by now if it happened.
I sprained my hand in 7th grade PE. It was painful as hell! :(V 7 Comments
I agree completely. I would much rather be doing something interesting like studying nuclear fusion.
No, being fit isn't that boring since it's actually important to your health. If you still think it's boring, maybe obstacle courses would excite you more in PEL
You are worng
YesV 1 Comment
I hate the beep tests. They are just torture that PE teachers put us through. What is the point? Who cares who can run the longest and fastest- PE teachers are just giving the jocks and the athletes bragging rights and making the people who are not the fastest or the people best at running long distance feel bad about themselves. There is no point!
Yes! The pacer is so annoying!
Don't you guys have better things to do than be on this website?
YES, IT'S SO FRUSTRATING!
You never know when the beginning and ending beeps will happen, so you have to always run as fast as you can just to then stop and be anxious about the next beep for a few seconds.
I prefer just normal running by a tenfold
In my school you have to run a mile once a week. I am athletic but I suck at running. When I'm running I can't catch my breath and literally feel that I am about to pass out then the PE teacher says "run faster! " "try harder" but what he does not understand is that I'm like half way dead. Once a kid stopped because he felt he was about to barf but the teacher just says "well do you have Asthma? " and he said no so the teacher made him run 2 more laps. He got sent home for eventually throwing up which lead to him not being able to finish the rest of school so because of the mile he missed any lessons that might actually be important in his lifetime.
Not a huge deal for me. I have 7:08 as my highest score. But I understand some people cannot be that fast due to health issues or other problems. There some people that try and that's okay. But there are some people that all they do is walk and talk on the track and don't even try. Like I said, there are some people who are not fast, but not doing anything? - AnimeDrawer
I think that the mile is super fun and we should do it more every year to get more in shape, because if you were in shape it wouldn't bother you.
Oh, I hate this. I am super bad at running and I am not athletic. The Mile Run is for a grade and while my P.E. teachers are nice(I feel for all you guys with horrible P.E. teachers), I feel they want to torture me just for fun. Usually, I don't even run, I walk, and I usually never finish walking 4 laps(I currently have a 75 in P.E. because I am horrible at it). - SunwhiskerV 1 Comment
Yeah, the boys can play football or basketball. Girls? You can go crawl through each others legs and lie on each other. Periods? Don't be stupid. You're only 16.
As a male I am constantly depressed to do PE because I enjoy classwork way more, I get mocked and also my coach is sexist. The females do athletics and running, things that I am moderately good at and all we have to do is football. Football and basketball, my 2 least favourite sports. - P1R8K1NG
Girls, you can do the easy stuff, boys you can do a million mile lap around the field and then lift 15-ton weights.
Lmao I thought this would be a legitimate argument about people stereotyping girls and all but it's just a bunch of insecure boys complaining about harsh teachers lol - ProPandaV 3 Comments
I try my best but I still suck at PE and everyone else in my class is amazing! Its really embarrasing when I can't catch, kick, throw a ball. 5 year olds are probably better than me. I'd do anything just to be good at one sport, I would not care which sport. I feel so bad in teams because I wish I was helpful and could actually help the team win, most of the time I'm the reason why we lose. I freak out before every PE lesson and worry myself so much the night before I lose sleep.
Others yell at you, and some laugh. Either way you will end up being embarrassed. I am still in middle school so I still am going through this. I made the mile run, but only behind everyone else. Why can't we choose whether we want P.E in our lives or not?
I've seen a lot of bad players... - bjinmaro64
I am a teenage girl and in my opinion, gym class is the worst subject ever. In my school, the teacher tells us every useless rule for every sport. Since I am not athletic, these rules will not help me in life. I'm not going to sign a million-dollar contract to my favorite team or join the US Olympic team. Plus, my school makes us take TESTS in gym on all those lame rules! You are amazing if you agree with me.
I understand why math, science, and language arts are taught consistently in schools - they give you knowledge you can use in the future. All PE does is force you turn run in circles and talk to F- losers for an hour.
Must agree, anonymous. It's just ludicrous how this "lesson" is compared with other subjects, right? It's an educational downfall, really. - PositronWildhawk
No, it's useful, though it depends on your teacher and the curriculum. It's best to be sort of well rounded both academically and physically.V 3 Comments
I have had 2 of those kinds... I almost threw up afterwards from the running and than a fat chubby face cheing on a big mac ugh.
I've never had a pe teacher like this and I hope I never do
They aren't ft - Nateawesomeness
There was this one lazy son of a female doge teacher that got fired for rape. He ate big macs on his chair.
My P.E. teachers say nice things about everyone, not just popular kids. But maybe those are other mean teachers. - AnimeDrawer
This should be in top 3 this is also very true.
My teacher does not yell at us at all. - AnimeDrawer
The teachers always moan at you and then they pick what t and u go in and then before u know it your with like 5 girls who hate u and u hate them and then they scream at u for not playing the game right and then if u say something back they look at u like you're the bully
We are allowed to take little breaks in between sometimes. - AnimeDrawer
Really In Soccer, Football, baseball, and more have running. They make you hot and sweaty. The PE Teachers don't care if your hot and sweaty. Their goal is to rob people's life when their not sporty. So Positron Wildhawk I agree o n this 100 percent. I feel your pain. - Jake09
You do have halftime,and it's good to be sweating because you knew you worked hard - Nateawesomeness
Coach: Hey kids lets go play footba
All: that's not as bad as soccer
5 minutes later
Kid: I'm SO SWEATY
"Biology already teaches you the muscle groups, P.E. just tries to do the same! "
Everyone at my school is a size 2 anorexic girl or a boy too obsessed in sports to have gotten anything done in life. I, on the other hand, am the only obese girl in our entire grade.
That's me! The horrible player who doesn't know how to hold a hockey stick! - lovefrombadlands
No, that's half and half for my class, so I can't relate.
Yeah... I don't try in that class anywyas - LucretiaV 3 Comments
This list is getting repetitive - bjinmaro64
And that means more motivation for you! I'm actually thankful that PE exists because this is the only time I get to practice with certain sports!
Precisely. I'm holding the hockey stick wrong, and suddenly, I'm the worst excuse for a student in the history of education. Isn't that overstatement quite a big one? Considering that I do so brilliantly in maths and the sciences?!?! - PositronWildhawk
So at least you won't look stupid! Sports would always be a part of social life, though I don't exactly like it as much as others do!
Teachers sometimes come up with absurd rules. In floor hockey I got yelled at for clearing the puck out of my own goalie's crease.
trueV 1 Comment
That's good so you can learn and get better in math if you need help
P.E. teachers are not real teachers. They're extremely stupid. Go get a life.
I hope my P.E. teacher is reading this. I hope he cries! Muahaha
Okay, that's a little too much. But I hate P.E.
P.E makes me feel like I'm being forced to be or do something that I'm not
I'm putting this here so that this goes up
But isn't PE for being active, not cool and popular? - AnimeDrawer
Not all jocks are rude, I know a jock who is not very popular in school since he is more quiet then some of the other guys, but is one of the nicest guys in the school. He is very good at sports, but is more quiet and likes different things than the popular jocks. - AnimeDrawer
The main reason people hate jocks so much and that there ARE jocks is because of PE. Luckily, my school has all the jocks in top set while I'm in set 2. It's still stupid though.
The smart, hardworking, kind jocks who do decent in academics and have common sense might be able to make it in life. However, majority of jocks are morons who get Ds and Fs. Those kind of jocks make fun of smart people when they make a mistake at PE. This happened when I used to be in Middle and High school. Now I am a young adult with a Master's degree, and the jocks that made fun of me are now being ordered around by me(I am the manager of a restaurant).
Well visitor,maybe because you don't try,and your classmates do - Nateawesomeness
I cannot stand people discouraging others because they are not as good. The teachers never discourage, but the students do. Not everyone is good at making shots or skills in basketball. - AnimeDrawer
Ik this from experience aka my life rn! Kids get really mad if you miss but if there friend missings apparently there fine -.- but if a stranger can't do the sport people well roll there eyes at you and yell at you and most likely the p.e well give them a small talk and they wont change there behavior!
For my PE class, you can. - AnimeDrawer
I am glad I don't have to wear sports bras, that will suck. I am a tomboy and I hate wearing that kind of stuff. - AnimeDrawer
AWESOME IDEA LOVE IT
P.E is generally a large fecal matter.
Luckily I don't have to wear a uniform. - AnimeDrawer
I hate this. You have to change in front of all your friends and they can see your you-know-what. A girl once hid in our locker room. Bad times, bad times. - Tacocheese
Yes! You don't change in front of 18 people at home so why do you need to at school? - Lucretia
We had to do netball while it thundered. No tracksuit bottoms either because it was 'not cold enough'. We got drenched.
We still even had to do rugby (I HATE SPORT SO MUCH) while it was hailing - Harri666
We have exactly one African American in our grade.
I am now going to be a freshmen, so hopefully not.
My coach calls my Pakistanion friend cookie rohaughs
Varsity athletes are actually separated from regular PE, giving more encouragement for the non-athletics since there is not much intimidating competition.
My teacher obviously hates me and my friends because were not a good a sport as them. It's not nice but the topic on how rude she is always gets us through the lesson
She could've at least told me tips to improve instead of telling me that my body wasn't naturally made for pushups..or that I'm bad at them! This made me depressed (not sad), angry, & now I believe that I can't do pushups for goodness sake! >:( No wonder why everyone hates her! I miss my old coach, he gives out tips instead of let us down. I would do ANYTHING to get him back as my coach. ANYTHING!
My gym teacher will not let us stop and if you do you run more
I'm generally what you would call an athletic kid. I spend a lot of time outdoors, I climb, I run and I participate in games such as Tag. But when it comes to PE in school, I suck. My eye-hand coordination has never been the greatest, and the chances of me actually catching the ball/frisbee are very low. I'm good at other subjects, but that doesn't seem to matter to my classmates. They constantly laugh when I fail to catch the ball or throw the frisbee. Often, they call out sarcastic suggestions. Basically, they try to humiliate me. My coach is in on it too. He knows that no one wants to be partners with me because of my limited ability, but yet he always asks us to pair up, even if the activity does not require us to. I feel that PE should be about keeping healthy and being comfortable in our own bodies. After all, It is called Physical education, not Sports. Instead of seeing who can hit the ball over the net, we should be jogging and stretching. It should not be mandatory, either.
I am very bad a throwing things at good coordinates, I am just not an organized person. Plus with people hogging everything and not giving people a chance, less. - AnimeDrawer
No, it's actually supposed to be about methods to be physically fit, while sports is simply a primary method to be one. Though it's a better option to do the straneous exercises and obstacle courses.
Really? There are teachers at my school that do some pretty messed up things. The PE coaches at my school will actually let really fat kids stop if they have to
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3. P.E. teachers are always merciless tyrants
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