ECTS sports subject


Course type

Extracurricular activity

Number of ECTS CP


Study programme

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


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

  • Lectures: 10 hrs.
  • Tutorial: 50 hrs.
  • Individual work: 30 hrs.


The exam is scored from 110 in accordance with the Statutes of the University of Ljubljana. Theoretical (50%) and practical (50%) exam.


Sports clothes and clean sport shoes, bottle of water.

Content of ECTS sports subject

Theoretical contents include basic concepts in dance, historical development and placement of jazz and show dance in the culture; theoretical content is presented in a condensed form at practical exercises covering basics of technique, the basic elements of jazz dance, ballet specific movements and their connections in the choreography.

Objectives and competences

  • To be aware of values of the dance through its influence on positive attitudes to sport and getting used to a healthy lifestyle
  • Eliminating and preventing the consequences of a lack of exercising and affecting the improvement of mental and physical health, socialization and creative use of leisure time
  • Master the fundamental elements of jazz dance and show dance, and enable the acquisition of specific knowledge to the extent that they can compete or perform
  • Preservation and development of dance culture as quality of everyday life.

Intended learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding of the principles of movement individually, in couples or in groups;

Using the acquired knowledge in everyday life to compensate the negative effects of stress during the study;

Finding new friends, socialization, getting a permanent lifestyle habits;

Ability to use literature, use of teaching aids, identification and problem solving, critical analysis, reflection on the literature and teamwork


  • Zagorc, M. (2001). Ples družabnost, šport, umetnost. Ljubljana: Domus.
  • Zagorc, M in sod. (2005). Razvoj gibalnih sposobnosti športnih plesalcev. Ljubljana: Plesna zveza Slovenije.
  • Zagorc, M. , Lovše Pepelnak N, Petrovič, S. (2006). Jazz ples. Ljubljana: Plesna zveza Slovenije.
  • KANDUČ ZUPANČIČ, Nastja, ZAGORC, Meta. Pomembnost razvoja gibalnih sposobnosti jazz plesalcev - koordinacija. Šport, ISSN 0353-7455, 2011, letn. 59, št. 1/2, str. 163-167, ilustr.
  • ZAGORC, Meta, KANDUČ ZUPANČIČ, Nastja. Model treninga jazz plesalcev. Ljubljana: Fakulteta za šport, Inštitut za šport, 2009. 203 str., ilustr. ISBN 978-961-6583-92-3


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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