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SWIMMING PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ANY326 SWIMMING 6 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 Assoc.Prof.Dr. KUBİLAY ÇİMEN

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The objective of the course; is to help students gain the knowledge and ability students to implement basic level analysis of strategy for application and tactical applications with proper timing of arm pull, foot stamp and breathing techniques for breaststroke and backstroke styles.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; trainer's personality characteristics and communication skills, race rules, specific teaching methods, backstroke style basic technique, breaststroke style basic technique, departure, return and arrival techniques, analysis of swimming 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)

Explain the teaching methods of basic techniques specific for Swimming.
Describe the competition rules of swimming-specific styles.
Apply the leave, turn and return techniques specific to backstroke style and breaststroke style.
Apply the backstroke and breaststroke arm stretching, stamp, and breathing techniques with proper timing and coordination.
Analyze technical skills and strategies for tactical applications specific for Swimming at basic level.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Personality traits and communication skills of the trainer Narration, question-response method
2 Review of Turkish Swimming federation website Race rules of Swimming and application studies Narration, question-response method, practice method
3 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Teaching methods of basic techniques in Swimming Narration, question-response method
4 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Stamp technique in backstroke style, applied foot stamp techniques with and without assistance, short-long distance swimming practices Narration, Demonstration method and practice method
5 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Backstroke style arm pull technical stages: entry lay, grip, forward sweeping, backward sweeping and exit) and applied assisted and non-assisted arm pull exercises Narration, Demonstration method and practice method
6 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Correct body composition in backstroke style and application studies Narration, Demonstration method and practice method
7 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Leave, turn and return techniques in backstroke style, application studies Narration, Demonstration method and practice method
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Breaststroke style arm stretching technique steps (reach, gripping, sweeping out, sweeping in) and application studies Narration, Demonstration method and practice method
10 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Breaststroke style foot stamp technique, applied foot stamp techniques with and without assistance, underwater foot stamp practices Narration, Demonstration method and practice method
11 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Breaststroke style breathing technique and application studies Narration, Demonstration method and practice method
12 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Leave, turn and return techniques in breaststroke style, application studies Narration, Demonstration method and practice method
13 Reading book chapter related with the subject and video viewing Breaststroke style arm stretching and stamp timing, application studies Narration, Demonstration method and practice method
14 Examination of tactics in competition videos Analysis of tactics specific for swimming Narration, question and answer, demonstration method, practice method
15 Examination of tactics in competition videos Analysis of tactics specific for swimming Narration, question and answer, demonstration method, practice method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Maclischo, E.W. (2018) Swimming Fastest, Ekim Yazım Merkezi, İstanbul
Cross, D., Bernabei, T., Paul, C., Newell, N. (2014). Yüzme, Akıl Çelen Kitaplar, İstanbul
Bompa,T. O., (2013). Antrenman Kuramı ve Yöntemi, Spor Yayın Evi, İstanbul
Yüzme Hocası, https://yuzmehocasi.wordpress.com/yuzme-teknikleri/

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
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.
2
2
Student will be able to describe and relate the concepts of physical education and sports science with the theories of training science.
5

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.
2

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.
1
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.
3
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.
2

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.
3

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 4 56
Preliminary & Further Study 13 3 39
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 11 3 33
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 4 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 45 0 150
Total Workload of the Course Unit 150
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0