STAFF & FACULTY DIRECTORY PROFILE
Jay Beito '92
Strength & Conditioning Coordinator
Phone: (510) 577-9100 ext.
Started at O'Dowd:
BA Exercise Physiology - UC Davis - 1997<br /><br />MS Acupuncture- American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine- 2001
Why I Teach:
I am most passionate about health, fitness, strength, and conditioning and feel a moral obligation to assist our youth in cultivating a healthy mind, body, and spirit.
Most powerful teaching technique:
Preparatory Reading & Topic Engagement Large Group Discussion Kinesthetic Experiential- Learn By Doing
Why are the subjects you teach important?:
Movement is Medicine! <br /><br />Movement as it pertains to Health, Fitness, Strength & Conditioning is essential to classical concept of Arete- Balanced mind, body, spirit as well as long term athletic development.
Jesus gave us a new norm of greatness... everybody can be great, because everybody can serve...You only need a heart full of grace, a soul generated by love. (From MLK Jr.'s Speech- "Drum Major's Instinct")
The Golden Age of Physical Education is in the United States is from 1885-1920.
Recommended visual media:
The Star Wars Trilogy- Timeless Classic!
The Bible, Strength to Love
Hobbies or outside interests:
Hiking/Camping, Martial Arts, Ballroom Dancing