Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorArgyrios Theodosiou
Course ID400000346

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physical Education and Sports Science (2014-2015)

Registered students: 11
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours12
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • 029/4 TENNIS
  • 029/7 TENNIS
Learning Outcomes
Aim: After the completion of the tennis specialization course II students: will be able to teach the advanced tennis strokes. They will be able to prepeare and apply physical conditioning training units for tennis players. They will be able to adjust their tennis teaching on the needs and on the specifities of the participants (children, recreational players etc). They will be able to effectively feed tennis balls to players. They will know and they will be able to apply the principles of doubles games tactics. They will be able to organize tennis tournaments.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
Teaching units Lectures 1.Advanced tennis strokes 2.The development of sport-specific physical condtion in tennis 3.Organizing tennis tournaments 4.Footwork - body stances in tennis 5.The adjustment of tennis theaching on the needs of the participants 6.Recreational tennis 7.Mini tennis for children 8.Alternative teaching methods in tennis 9.Doubles tactics 10.Feeding in tennis 11.Essays - Istructions Practical 1.Learning of the one handed backhand - improvement drills 2.Learning of the topspin forehand - improvement drills 3.Learning of the topspin backhand - improvement drills 4.Development-improvement of tennis footwork - improvement drills 5.Learning of the slice backhand - improvement drills 6.Learning of the drop shot - improvement drills 7.Development of of sport-specific physical condtion in tennis 8.Game situation drills & games 9.Doubles-rules, players positions - improvement drills 10.Doubles tactics - drills 11.Feeding in tennis - improvement drills 12.Teaching group tennis - adjustments 13.Teaching tennis in young children 14.Presentation of students' essays in the court (practical) 15.DPESS tennis tournament - organization
Tennis, specialization
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Lectures presentations Communication through the e-learning platform Uploading the theoretical lessons on e-learning platform Self-evaluation quizes
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Written exams-theory (40%) Tennis skill assessment-practical (40%) Being on time and active involvement in the lesson (10%) Essay (10%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιβλίο [18549279]: ΠΡΟΠΟΝΗΣΗ ΣΤΟ ΤΕΝΝΙΣ, Ferrauti A., Maier P., Weber K. Βιβλίο [41958874]: Τένις - τακτική & εφαρμογές, Κατσαγκόλης Αθανάσιος, Ζαρώτης Γεώργιος, Μάντης Κωνσταντίνος Βιβλίο [59370641]: Αντισφαίριση, ΝΑΤΣΗΣ ΠΕΤΡΟΣ, ΘΕΟΔΟΣΙΟΥ ΑΡΓΥΡΗΣ, ΖΟΥΡΜΠΑΝΟΣ ΝΙΚΟΣ Λεπτομέρειες
Additional bibliography for study
Αντισφαίριση Τεχνική – Τακτική – Ασκησιολόγιο – Κανονισμοί, Νίκος Γρίβας (e-book) Διαλέξεις μαθημάτων (pdf) Σημειώσεις μίνι-τένις (pdf) Επιστημονικά άρθρα σχετικά με την αντισφαίριση
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