Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorKonstantinos Beis
Course ID400000371

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

Registered students: 6
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours9
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
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
Upon successful completion of this course the students will have acquired the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to enable them to teach correctly and completely the sport of Taekwondo in childhood with the prospect of future sports involvement, and all trainees ages with the prospect of a pleasant and safe exercise (sports, physical activity, self-defense).
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. TKDtraining 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. Sparring techniques: Paltung chagi, Mirro chagi, Yop chagi, Dwit chagi, Dollyo chagi, Bituro chagi, Naerio chagi, An chagi, Bakat chagi, Huryeo chagi, Bandal Dollyo chagi. 2. Sparring techniques: double and triple combinations. 3. Feigning and other techniques. 4. Attack steps and other techniques. 5. Counterattack steps and other techniques. 6. Side movement and other techniques. 7. Blocking in sparring. B. Traditional Taekwondo 1. Poomsae basicdefence techniques (blocking and stepping) 2. Poomsae learning methods. 3. Shadow Sparring. Learningof 1st-5th Poomsae.
Taekwondo, history, philosophy, teaching, childhood, technique, kinesiology, traditional Taekwondo, Poomsae.
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. Demonstration of the combination of predetermined techniques (in Poomsae 1st to 6th). 2. Demonstration of combinations of techniques. 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. Taekwondo. Τεχνική, Τακτική και Κινησιολογία του αγώνα, Κωνσταντίνος Μπέης, Θεσσαλονίκη, 1998. 3. www.kostasbeis-tkd.gr
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