Objective: Education undergoes constantly reform and school education also constantly makes progress, however, presently many schools have omissions in fostering students’ practical ability, causing extremes in polarization of theory and practice after graduating. Practical ability is an important ability in physical education major, and so its cultivation study is very necessary. Research method: in this paper, literature consultation, questionnaire survey, mathematical statistics, logistic analysis and interviewing are applied to investigate systematically on fostering our school’s physical education major students’ practical ability from Grade 2013 to 2016. Research process: Finding issues in students’ cultivation process through parsing how school fosters practical ability of students in physical education major, what about students’ mastering level on practical ability, and then making analysis of the issues and putting forward suggestions. Result shows that students in physical education major are weak in practical ability, with a main reflection of general practical ability, physical education ability, sports race organization ability, extracurricular activity ability, sports training ability and scientific research ability. Suggestions: We should strengthen sports knowledge and skills’ practical teaching, organization on sports race, construction of external-campus practice base, guidance on working out thesis; school should make proper adjustment on physical education talents cultivation plan in accordance with realistic social conditions.
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