ECTS sports subject

RACKET SPORTS – Squash

Course type

Extracurricular activity

Number of ECTS CP

3 ECTS CP

Study programme

ECTS credit points can be obtained for the first or the second cycle of the study programme.

Prerequisites

Enrolment in the first or the second cycle of a study programme of the University of Ljubljana. Requirement for taking the exam is 75% attendance of the course.

Methods of work

  • Tutorial: 60hrs.
  • Individual work: 30 hrs.

Assessment

The exam is scored from 110 in accordance with the Statutes of the University of Ljubljana. Theoretical (30%) and practical (70%) exam.

Equipment

Sports clothes, towel, bottle of water.

Content of ECTS sports subject

The basic contents of the ECTS sports subject are squash shots. Upon learning and development of squash shots through play, the candidates learn about the basics of methodical procedures and organizational forms in working with large groups, the basic rules of squash and behaviour, as well as information on the organization of squash tournaments.

Objectives and competences

  • Raising awareness about the values of sport and through that influence the formation of positive attitudes towards sport and getting used to a healthy lifestyle
  • Eliminating and preventing the consequences of a lack of exercise and concern for the improvement of mental and physical fitness, health promotion and creative use of leisure time
  • Knowledge and use of basics of teaching squash shots
  • Mastering the basics of squash in playing conditions
  • The ability of self-correcting the technique of squash shots
  • Knowing the basics of organization for teaching and coaching squash
  • The ability to take part in competition (in the framework of the ECTS sports subject)
  • The ability to organize competitions

Intended learning outcomes

Knowledge of shots, methodical procedures, rules, organizational forms;

Use as a leisure activity;

The ability to fulfil your playing skills;

Transfer of learned lessons to similar racquet sports (tennis, table tennis, badminton, etc.).

Literature

  • Vučković, G. (2000). Osnove squasha. Ljubljana: samozaložba.
  • Vučković, G. (2007) Osnovna tehnika v squashu: gibanje, postavitev in osnovni udarci. Ljubljana: Fakulteta za šport, Inštitut za šport. DVD.
  • Kondrič, M., Filipčič, A., Vučković, G., Košnik, M. (2004). Osnove učenja športnih iger z loparji: seminarsko gradivo. Ljubljana: Univerza v Ljubljani, Fakulteta za šport, Center za stalno strokovno izpopolnjevanje.

Notes

The ECTS sports subject is financed by the University of Ljubljana. For students of the University of Ljubljana the ECTS sports subjects are free of charge. Participation in the ECTS sports subjects is at the student’s own risk.

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