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 of sports dance, dance legality of movement (space, time, dynamics) ways of competitions, judging criteria; theoretical content is presented in a condensed form of practical exercises, which include familiarization with advanced combinations of Ballroom and Latin American dances, rock 'n' roll or modern competition dances.

Objectives and competences

  • Raising awareness about the values of sport and beyond that influence the formation of positive attitudes to sport and getting used to a healthy lifestyle
  • Eliminating and preventing the consequences of a lack of exercise, concern for the improvement of mental and physical fitness, health promotion and creative use of leisure time.
  • Ability to perform in competition (in the ECTS sports subject)
  • Proficiency upgrades of dance elements and the acquisition of specific skills in individual genre to the extent that they can compete or perform
  • Maintaining and developing relationships to dance as a sport and an art
  • Ability for independent, creative work and artistic approach to competition.

Intended learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding of basic principles of movement individually, in couples or in a group;

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

Find new friends, socialization, building permanent lifestyle habits

Ability to use literature, critical analysis, reflection on the work of the group


  • Zagorc, M. (2001). Ples, družabnost, šport, umetnost. Ljubljana: Domus. Laird, W. (2003). Technique of Latin Dancing. Brighton. Moore, A. (2004). Ballroom Dancing. London. Zagorc, M in sod. (2005). Razvoj gibalnih sposobnosti športnih plesalcev. Ljubljana: Plesna zveza Slovenije. ZAGORC, Meta. Estetika-posebna kategorija pri ocenjevanju plesnega nastopa. Ljubljana: Plesna zveza Slovenije, 2004. [10] f., ilustr.
  • UZUNOVIĆ, Slavoljub, ZAGORC, Meta, KOSTIĆ, Radmila, ŠIFRAR, Tina. Tactical experience in sports dancing = Taktičo iskustvo u sportskom plesu. Facta Universitatis. Series, Physical education and sport, ISSN 1451-740X, 2002, vol. 1, no 9, str. 63-71.
  • 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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