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TENNIS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ANY328 TENNIS 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 Lecturer YALÇIN DİZDAR

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The objective of the course is to provide the students the ability to analyze the basic technical skills for the Tennis and strategies for tactical applications.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; Role of coach, philosophy of coaching, communication skills of tennis coach, Teams and doubles game rules, teaching methods of basic techniques specific to Tennis, Racket grip, Waiting position, Forehand stroke technique, Backhand stroke technique, Volley and slam stroke technique, competition tactics at basic level.

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 Tennis.
Apply the methods of correcting technical errors specific for Tennis.
Apply basic techniques specific to Tennis in a correct way.
Analyze technical skills and strategies for tactical applications specific for Tennis at basic level.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Role of coach, philosophy of training, communication skills of Tennis coach Narration, question-response discussion method
2 Review of Turkish Tennis federation official website, video viewing Singles and doubles game rules and application studies Narration, question-response method
3 Visual and written literature review Teaching methods of basic techniques in Tennis Narration, Question and Answer, Demonstration Method and Applied Pair Studies
4 Reading book chapters related with the subject Technical teaching and application studies with correct material according to age groups Narration, Question and Answer, Demonstration Method and Applied Pair Studies
5 Reading book chapter related with the subject, video viewing Developing the harmony between racket and ball with Forehand Stroke technique, transfer of forehand stroke technique from piece to whole and application studies Narration, Question and Answer, Demonstration Method and Applied Pair Studies
6 Reading book chapter related with the subject, video viewing Developing the harmony between the racket and the ball with the backhand stroke technique, transferring the backhand stroke technique from piece to the whole and application studies Narration, Question and answer, demonstration method and applied group study
7 Visual and printed literature review and video viewing Forehand technique with different grips; eastern racket grip, semi western racket grip, western racket grip, slice forehand and application studies Narration, Question and answer, demonstration method and applied group study
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Visual and printed literature review and video viewing Backhand technique with different grips; ball spin single hand backhand, backhand double hand grip, one hand slice backhand and application studies Narration, Question and answer, demonstration method and applied group study
10 Visual and printed literature review and video viewing Service exercises, grip, hip rotation, body rotation, arm rotation, elbow extension and forearm pronation, ankle flexion, forward swing and foot swing, ball spin service, slice service, application studies Narration, Question and answer, demonstration method and applied pair studies
11 Visual and printed literature review and video viewing Volley exercises, racket grip, preparation and back swing, forward swing and holding the ball, forward swing continuing movements, volley types (backhand and forehand volley), application studies Narration, Question and answer, demonstration method and applied pair studies
12 Visual and printed literature review and video viewing Types of slams, enter, grip, preparation and backswing, forward swing and ball swing, forward swing and continuing movements (slam by jump, slam after ball jump, backhand slam), application studies Narration, Question and answer, demonstration method and applied pair studies
13 Visual and printed literature review and video viewing Immediate stroke types, enter, back stroke technique between the legs, stroke technique from behind and from the body, stroke technique from the back of the shoulders and application studies Narration, Question and answer, demonstration method and applied pair studies
14 Competition video viewing and interpretation Examination of basic level tactics of competition Narration, demonstration method and pair work
15 Competition video viewing and interpretation Examination of basic level tactics of competition Narration, demonstration method and pair work
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

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

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.
3

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.
3

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.
3
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.
1

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.
4

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.
3
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.
2
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.
2

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 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 4 52
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 9 4 36
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 6 3 18
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 44 0 150
Total Workload of the Course Unit 150
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0