The promulgation of the American physical education teacher education standards is the driving force that leads physical education teacher education to professional development， and is an important guarantee for cultivating high-quality pre-service physical education teachers. Using literature review， comparative analysis， induction and deduction and other methods， with the 2001，2008， and 2017 editions of the “Standards for Primary Physical Education Teacher Education” in the United States as the research object， this article analyzes the standards from the four aspects of the social background， main content， evolution characteristics and influence， and put forward the enlightenment for the training of professional talents in physical education in my country. The study found that the characteristics of the evolution of the “Education Standards for Elementary Physical Education Teachers” are manifested in the increasing emphasis on the teaching process as an organic whole；more emphasis on the use of information technology， and the gradual refinement of the basis for evaluating pre-service physical education teachers；In addition， reflective teaching strategies are increasingly demonstrated. Affected by the changes in the standards， physical education majors in various states in the United States pay more and more attention to the promotion of social justice education and the development of comprehensive school physical activity plans. The suggestions are shown as follows：Pay attention to improving the information literacy of physical education professionals；optimize the curriculum of physical education；establish a talent training evaluation mechanism involving stakeholders；promote reflective teaching to improve the professional ability of physical education teachers.