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TENNIS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ANY325 TENNIS 5 4 3 6

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. MEHMET SOYAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Lecturer MUSTAFA ER

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The objective of the course is to provide the students with basic technical skills for Tennis and strategies for tactical applications.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; tennis equipment, characteristics of tennis court, game viewing and analysis, racket grip, waiting position, forehand stroke technique, backhand stroke technique, micro tennis phase, mini tennis phase, volley and slam stroke technique, service shot and response technique, assisting and special stroke techniques, tennis branch specific tactics.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Describe the historical development process of tennis in the world and in Turkey.
Describes the Tennis court measurements and competition rules
Explain the teaching methods of basic techniques specific for Tennis.
Apply basic techniques specific to Tennis
Apply technical skills and strategies for tactical applications specific for Tennis at a basic level

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - History of Tennis, the birth and development of Tennis in the world and in Turkey Narration, question-response discussion method
2 Review of Turkish Tennis federation official website, video viewing Court area characteristics, singles and doubles play area, game rules, match viewing and analysis Narration, question-response method
3 Visual and written literature review Tennis equipment (racket, clothes, shoes, balls, net) Narration, question-response method
4 Video viewing Racket grip, Waiting position, racket, ball and athlete adaptation, 3 parts of hitting; timing, footwork, ideal stroke point and application studies Narration, Question and answer, demonstration method and applied pair studies
5 Video viewing Forehand Stroke technique, transfer of forehand stroke technique from piece to part and application studies Narration, Question and answer, demonstration method and applied pair studies
6 Video viewing Backhand Stroke technique, transfer of backhand stroke technique from piece to part and application studies Narration, Question and answer, demonstration method and applied pair studies
7 Visual and printed literature review and video viewing Forehand and backhand application studies with materials Narration, Question and answer, demonstration method and applied pair studies
8 Visual and printed literature review and video viewing Drills to improve Forehand and Backhand stroke techniques, application studies Narration, Question and answer, demonstration method and applied pair studies
9 - MID-TERM EXAM -
10 Visual and printed literature review and video viewing Micro Tennis phase as a stage of modern tennis learning and application studies Narration, Question and answer, demonstration method and applied pair studies
11 Visual and printed literature review and video viewing Mini Tennis phase as a stage of modern tennis learning and application studies Narration, Question and answer, demonstration method and applied pair studies
12 Visual and printed literature review and video viewing Teaching stages of volley and slam stroke technique and application studies Narration, Question and answer, demonstration method and applied pair studies
13 Competition video viewing and interpretation Service shooting and response techniques, service strategies, application studies Narration, Question and answer, demonstration method and applied pair studies
14 Visual and written literature review Teaching stages of auxiliary and special stroke techniques (lob, drob, shot) and application studies Narration, Question and answer, demonstration method and applied pair studies
15 Competition video viewing and interpretation Competition tactics specific for Tennis and application studies Narration, Question and Answer, Demonstration and Discussion Method and Applied Group Study
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Gülmez, İ. (2012). Teniste Vuruş Teknikleri Analizi ve Talimat Verme İlkeleri. Nobel Bilimsel Eserler, Ankara.
Soysal, Y. (2018). Tenis Antrenmanları İçin Drill Çalışma Kitabı. Nobel Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
Hoskins-Burnay, T. ve Carrington L. (2014). The Tennis Drill Book. Human Kinetic,USA.
Blaskower, P. (2007). The Art of Doubles: Winning Tennis Strategies and Drills. Betterway Books, USA.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 40 Practical examination: Assessment of technical practices regarding the branch
Final Exam 1 60 50 % theoretical examination: 50 % Assessment of technical implementations specific for sport
Practice 0 0
Short Exam 0 0
Presentation of Report 0 0
Homework Assessment 0 0
Oral Exam 0 0
Presentation of Thesis 0 0
Presentation of Document 0 0
Expert Assessment 0 0
Computer Based Presentation 0 0
TOTAL 2 100
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to identify the concepts related to Physical Education and Sports Sciences.
5

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to discuss training organization and its functioning with the knowledge gained in the subjects such as performance measurement, training plan preparation, talent selection and technical-tactical training.
1
2
Student will be able to describe and relate the concepts of physical education and sports science with the theories of training science.
4

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to identify the needs for sports activities of groups with different characteristics, such as age, gender, and persons with special needs.
2
2
Student will be able to analyze data and results for current applications in the field of Training science by using scientific research methods and techniques.
0

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to execute the measurement activities in order to determine the motor development, sports performance and fitness characteristics, to use the equipment, technology and software needed for these activities and to analyze the results of the evaluation.
0
2
Student will be able to solve the problems related to sport sciences and coaching profession applications with a critical and inquisitive point of view, based on knowledge of the literature he/she has.
2
3
Student will be able to choose the appropriate training method according to the characteristics of the group and the environment and to formulate the training program by taking these differences into consideration.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to administer projects, activities, social and sports activities in collaborative group studies and to solve possible problems that might be encountered within the process.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to recognize the importance of professional development by following scientific, technological and current developments related with coaching.
3
2
Student will be able to behave in accordance with the need to be open to change and life-long learning.
3
3
Student will be able to develop the teaching skills required by the profession according to different teaching methods.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to express his/her knowledge and thoughts about the field in a fluent and understandable manner both written and verbally.
5
2
Student will be able to use his/her knowledge and competence in coaching practices more effectively with his/her social life and communication skills in sports activities, organizations and studies carried out at national and international levels.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to describe accepted ethical values and legal regulations in the field of sport sciences and in social life, and to apply the relevant articles in the legislation in case of need.
2
2
By utilizing the existing historical and theoretical knowledge of the field, student will be able to recognize problems related to skills selection, performance development, physical activity for sports and special groups for all, and to solve these problems based on ethical values.
1
3
By using personality traits with the social skills required by the coaching profession; student will be able to arrange specific project, organization and works with sustainable societal and social content specific with the field.
1
4
Student will be able to administer technical and tactical skills in the relevant performance sports and selected sports branches that he / she determines as his / her area of expertise, and to formulate specific training programs for the branch.
1

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 56
Preliminary & Further Study 13 39
Land Surveying 0 0
Group Work 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Reading 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0
Project Work 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Internship 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0
Social Activity 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0
Field Study 0 0
Report Writing 0 0
Final Exam 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 7 28
Mid-Term Exam 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 25
Short Exam 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0
TOTAL 41 150
Total Workload of the Course Unit 150
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0