Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorKonstantinos Beis
Course ID600016154

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

Registered students: 2
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours9
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • 063/4 TAEKWONDO
  • 063/7 TAEKWONDO
Learning Outcomes
To provide students with the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to fully teach TAEKWONDO-ITF with the prospect of athletic engagement in childhood and adolescence as well as practitioners of all ages with the prospect of a pleasant and safe lifelong exercise (self-defense, physical activity).
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Course Content (Syllabus)
Theory 1. Introduction. History of TKD and Martial Arts. 2. Emergence of unarmed and armed combat in Ancient Greece. 3. History and evolution of TKD in Greece. 4. Philosophy of TKD. 5. Coach’s philosophy and goals. 6. TKD training at a young age: physical development, training goals, assembly skills, technique and tactic, psychokinetic development, aerobic/anaerobic endurance, strength, speed, suppleness, flexibility, agility. 7. TKD-specific games and exercises, appropriate for children aged 4-6, 7-9, 10-12. 8. Adolescent training: technique, tactic, physical condition. 9. Analysis of TKD sparring: technique, tactic, physical condition, psychology, and other factors affecting performance. 10. Brainfunction in TKD. Processing of information, decision-making and practice of sparring tactics. 11. Instruction-Methodology of TKD sparring. 12. Instruction-Methodology of traditional TKD. Practice A. Taekwondo Sparring 1. Basic stances and kinesiology of sparring. 2. Basic kicking and hand techniques. 3. Sparring techniques: attack and counterattack hand techniques. 4. Sparring techniques: combinations of hand and kicking techniques: Yop chagi, Paltung chagi. 5. Feigns and techniques on target pads: Yop chagi, Dollyo chagi. 6. Attack/counterattack steps with hand and kicking techniques: Dwit chagi, Yop chagi, Dollyo chagi. 7. Variations of sparring combinations techniques (2-3). 8. Counterattack hand and kicking techniques. 9. Side movement and sparring techniques (I). 10. Side movement and sparring techniques (II). 11. Sparring combinations techniques. 12. Attack/counterattack kicking and hand techniques (I). 13. Attack/counterattack kicking and hand techniques (II). B. Traditional Taekwondo 1. Tul basic techniques (blocks and steps). 2. Shadow sparring: 1st Tul Chon Ji. Three pre-determined steps, without an opponent. 3. Shadow sparring: 2nd Tul Dan Gun. Three pre-determined steps, with an opponent. 4. Shadow sparring: 3rd Tul Do San. Two pre-determined steps with an opponent. 5. Shadow sparring: 4th Tul Won Hyo. Two pre-determined steps with an opponent. 6. Shadow sparring: 5th Tul Yul Kok. One pre-determined step with an opponent. 7. Shadow sparring: 6th Tul Joong Gun. Semi free, one-step defence, one-step attack.
Taekwondo, history, philosophy, teaching, childhood, technique, kinesiology, traditional Taekwondo, Tul.
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
Course Organization
Reading Assigment
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Theory Written examination on the theoretical material of the first half (10 questions, all answered with an analysis, description, etc). Practice 1. Examination in the kinesiology of the fight. 2. Demonstration of combinations of techniques. 3. Demonstration of the combination of predetermined techniques (Tul: 1ο-5ο and step). Prerequisite for success in the examination is at least grade 5 for each item separately (theory and practice).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Μπέης Κ. (2015). TAEKWONDO-ΟΛΥΜΠΙΑΚΟ ΑΘΛΗΜΑ. Θεσσαλονίκη. Κεχαγιάς Δ. (2004). Η παιδική αναμέτρηση στο αγωνιστικό Ταεκβοντό. Αθήνα: ΤΕΛΕΘΡΙΟ.
Additional bibliography for study
1.http://www.phed.auth.gr/images/stories/documents/lecture_notes/agwnistikwn_athlimatwn/EidikotitaTaekwondo- SimeioseisAexaminou2011-12.pdf 2. Μπέης Κ. (1998). Τεχνική, Τακτική και Κινησιολογία του αγώνα. Θεσσαλονίκη,. 3. www.kostasbeis-tkd.gr
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