Course: Racket sports

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Course title Racket sports
Course code KTV/RSE
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Suchomel Aleš, doc. PaedDr. Ph.D.
  • Dygrín Jiří, PaedDr.
Course content
Seminars: 1. Ping-pong (seminar 1-7). Characteristics, the origin and development of ping-pong, rules. 2. Technique of movement: guard, the work of legs while strokes, arm movement. 3. Stroke technique: racket hold, serve, basic direct strokes. 4. Stroke technique: basic direct strokes, lift, drive. Game. 5. Stroke technique: lift, drive, topspin. Game. 6. Stroke technique: variants of topspin, smash. Game. 7. Stroke technique: slice, chop, bump. Game. 8. Badminton (seminar 8-14). Characteristics of badminton, rules. 9. Technique, the practice of game activities. Biomechanical information. The movement of a player over the pitch. 10. The practice and improvement of forehand (lob, drive, short ball and smash). Game. 11. The practice and improvement of backhand (lob, drive and short ball). Game. 12. The practice of lower forehand and backhand. Game. 13. The practice of shot combinations. Game. 14. The practice and improvement of short and long serve.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Motoric and practical working skills training, Demonstration of student skills
  • Preparation for credit - 28 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the subject is to introduce students to the basic characteristics of badminton, ping-pong, tennis and squash (technique, rules, organization of competitions) and to the basic motoric skills of each game.
Student will be able to correct technical performance of racket sports skills. Student acquires professional competencies for the realization of games and decision in racket sports.
Mastering of secondary physical education curriculum. Basic motor skills appropriate age characteristics of student.

Assessment methods and criteria
Practical demonstration of acquired skills, Systematické pozorování studenta

Course credit requirements: Active participation at the seminars, essay dealing with history, content, rules and game systems of ping-pong and badminton.
Recommended literature
  • HÝBNER, J., aj. Stolní tenis : Učební texty pro školení trenérů IV. třídy. 1. vyd. Praha : ČÚV ČSTV, 1984a..
  • LEKIČ, M. Učebnice tenisu. Praha : T/Production, 1997.
  • MENDREK,T. Badminton, technika, trenink, výběr z pravidel. Praha : Grada, 2003..
  • MIŠÍČKOVÁ, L. Stolní tenis. Praha: Grada, 2010. ISBN 978-80-247-3363-0.
  • SUSS, V. Squash. Praha : Grada, 2003..

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