|（Department of Physical Education，Beijing University of Chemical Technology，Beijing 100029，China)
Abstract: The contents of basic skill teaching in physical education teaching in the United States are basic technique teaching. The United States has a clear orientation for basic movement skills, divides students into beginners, senior be-ginners, intermediate learners and senior learners in the process of basic movement skill teaching. For learners at each level, learning contents are specified in detail, while teaching contents are level clear, which are conducive to teachers car-rying out selective teaching according to specific students. China can establish a physical education teaching content sys-tem with Chinese features by referring to the method of classification of the contents of basic technique teaching in school physical education in the United States.
Key words: school physical education；teaching content；basic technique teaching；USA