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, towel, bottle of water.

Content of ECTS sports subject

The ECTS sports subject consists of training or training process, upgrading the levels of difficulty and the formal progression in the level of acquired knowledge and skills. In addition to the training content the rules of behaviour in and out of sports surfaces, use of appropriate equipment for training is covered. The ECTS sports subject also includes a historical overview, basic competition rules and using basic props.

Objectives and competences

  • Knowledge and understanding of the differences between the concepts of martial arts and combat sports
  • Knowing the basics of a judo training session
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic competition rules tailored to the level of acquired knowledge
  • Fulfilling the code of conduct in the practice of judo sports grounds and in private life
  • Through a reasonably orderly, comprehensive and individually tailored program to win, consolidate and build on the basic elements of judo and related aspects of self-defence
  • Improving self-esteem, self-confidence and security

Intended learning outcomes

In addition to the knowledge of judo and self-defence, also obtain comprehensive useful life skills and influence the improvement of motor and functional abilities, build inner strength, self-confidence and lessons learned; however, it also offers increased security, which in today's world is becoming an increasingly prized asset;

Understanding the basic principles and rules of sports activities, developing basic skills in the field of judo, understanding the differences between the concept of martial arts and combat sports;

Principles and rules of sports activities in the field of judo, facing self-unforeseen situations, react more effectively to unforeseen situations;

Understanding and integrating theory with practical experience, the link between the theoretical principles with practical actions;

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


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  • Radjo, I. (2001). Judo. Sarajevo: Univerzitet u Sarajevu, Fakultet sporta.
  • STAVREV, Vesna, VIDEMŠEK, Mateja, KARPLJUK, Damir, MEŠKO, Maja. Igra v judo vrtcu. V: ERČULJ, Frane (ur.), ŠIMENKO, Jožef (ur.). Borilni športi, (Šport, ISSN 0353-7455, Letn. 62, št. 1-2, 2014). Ljubljana: Fakulteta za šport, 2014, letn. 62, št. 1/2, str. 115-120. [COBISS.SI-ID 4531633]
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  • Šimenko, J. (2015). Usage of 3D body scanning technology in judo. In H. Sertič, S. Čorak, in I. Segedi. (Ur.) Applicable research in judo: Book of Abstract (p. 20-21). 1st Scientific and professional conference on judo, Zagreb, Croatia, 13-14 February 2015. Zagreb: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Kinesiology.


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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