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: 5 hrs.
  • Tutorial: 55 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 sports shoes, towel, bottle of water.

Content of ECTS sports subject

  • official and adjusted rules of the handball game
  • teaching methods of handball
  • organisational methods and types of practising
  • basic technical and tactical elements of handball
  • positions and different forms of movements
  • bouncing the ball
  • catching and passing the ball
  • shooting at the goal
  • detection
  • cover and monitor the attacker
  • stopping and tackling attacker with body and hands
  • blocking shots
  • stealing the ball
  • goalkeeping techniques
  • elementary games and games with adjusted rules, suitable for introducing children into handball game
  • mini handball
  • basics of handball with individual defence:
  • From game 1vs1 to game 6vs6 with numerical balance on the whole court and on the half of the court
  • Game with a numerical superiority of attackers – 2vs1, 3vs2, 4vs3, 5vs4, 6vs5 on the whole court and on the half of the court
  • basics of handball with set zone defence 6:0

Objectives and competences

  • Educate students about the rules of the handball game, refereeing signals and the use of them in practice
  • Educate students about teaching methods and exercises for younger age groups
  • Educate students about the structure of the handball game
  • Educate students about the basic individual, group and team technical-tactical elements of handball game which players need to master for efficient play in defence and attack
  • Educate students about Mini handball
  • Educate students about the role of handball goalkeeper and the specifics of training process within the team

Intended learning outcomes

Student can correctly demonstrate chosen  technical-tactical elements of Handball;

Student understand and can apply modern working methods in practice and understand the differences in working with children of various ages and adults;

Student can adapt work to different material and other conditions of working environment;

Student knows to evaluate psychophysics potential of the child for preoccupation with handball; He/she knows how to build and to encouraging an ethical attitude towards handball and sport generally;

Transferable/Key Skills and other attributes: student monitors development and progress of sports discipline and uses modern working methods and current literature


  • Šibila, M. (2004).  Rokomet : izbrana poglavja. Dopolnjena izd. Ljubljana: Fakulteta za šport, Inštitut za šport.
  • Repenšek, D., M. Bon (2007). Rokomet. Osnove pravil, sojenje in organizacija tekem. Ljubljana: Fakulteta za šport.
  • Šibila, M., P. Pori (2009). Rokometni praktikum za trenerje pripravnike. Ljubljana: Fakulteta za šport, Inštitut za šport.


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.