Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorKonstantinos Beis
Course ID600016156

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

Registered students: 5
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
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
Objective: students will improve their theoretical knowledge and practical skills with respect to the competition requirements of TAEKWONDO-ITF (sparring, Tul, breaking boards, self-defence) and be able to train athletes of every age and competition level with the intention of competing.
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 an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
THEORIE LECTURES 1. Preparation of annual coaching programming in competition TKD: Macrocycles, Mesocycles. 2. Planning of technique, tactic and physical condition in every Macrocycle and Mesocycle in competition TKD. 3. Planning of Microcycles and adaptation of their training contents in accordance with their Mesocycle. 4. Planning of the training unit in competition TKD in accordance with its objective (improvement of aerobic or anaerobic endurance, etc). 5. Heart rate (HR) intensity of athletes in TKD sparring. 6. Effects of high-intensity interval training on athletes’ speed, anaerobic endurance and heart rate. 7. Psychological preparation of athletes before competition: mental training, ideal stimulation level, stress control, attention, self-concentration, memory, self-talk, coaching, and control of fluctuating conditions in sparring. 8. Coaching and control of the changing circumstances of the race. 9. Nutritional support for TKD athletes. Optimal body weight for competition and maximization of performance. 10. Craniocerebral and frequent mild injuries in TKD athletes during sparring. Prevention. 11. Analysis of sparring on video. Qualitative and statistical analysis. PRACTICE Competition TKD 1. Improvement of aerobic capacity. 2. Combination of 2-3 composite offensive techniques and hand techniques. 3. Combination of 2 composite direct counterattack techniques and hand techniques. 4. Composite kicking techniques and offensive attack and counterattack hand techniques. 5. Shadow sparring with hand techniques: punch attack, direct and indirect counterattack. 6. Shadow sparring: lateral movement in difficult sparring conditions. 7. Sparring: practice of offensive tactic and feint movements. 8. Sparring: direct and indirect counterattack tactic. 9. Conditioning of anaerobic lactic capacity. 10. High-intensity interval training. 11. Conditioning of anaerobic alactic capacity. Traditional TKD 1. Shadow sparring. 6th - 12th Tul learning. 2. Predetermined and free step learning in accordance with the Tul. 3. Basic self-defense forms.
Taekwondo, training sessions, psychological preparation, Diet in Taekwondo, injuries, technical struggle, kinesiology, Tul.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • 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
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Theory Written examination on the theoretical material of the second half (10 questions, all answered with an analysis, description, etc). Practice 1. Examination in the diagonal movement of the fight. 2. Demonstration of combinations of techniques. Perform basic technical gloves races. 3. Fighting 4. Demonstration of the combination of predetermined techniques (Tul: 6ο-12ο 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 (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Μπέης Κ. (2015). TAEKWONDO-ΟΛΥΜΠΙΑΚΟ ΑΘΛΗΜΑ. Θεσσαλονίκη.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Σημειώσεις Ειδικότητας Taekwondo.pdf 2. Μπέης Κ. (1998). Τεχνική, Τακτική και Κινησιολογία του αγώνα. Θεσσαλονίκη,. 3. www.kostasbeis-tkd.gr
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