State law requires teaching skills for a healthy life.
South Carolina Academic Standard for Physical Education
...A quality physical education program is comprehensive, instructive, and age-appropriate. Comprehensive programs teach the skills, attitudes, and facts needed for the student to develop and maintain a physically active lifestyle. Comprehensive programs have clear expectations for students to acquire the skills and knowledge of physically literate individuals. Comprehensive programs develop students who can meet the Standard set forth in South Carolina Academic Standard for Physical Education 2014.