Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorGeorgios Zangelidis
Course ID600013040

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

Registered students: 4
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
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
  • ΕΠ0115 KARATE
Learning Outcomes
Aim: Upon successful completion of the specialization, the students will have the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to be able to teach Zi Zitsu's sport and its systems (Jiu Jitsu/Ne Waza, Duo system, Fighting system, Self Defence) correctly and completely. It also aims to contribute to get a job, in the private sector, in the field of 'self-defense' in gyms and generally where it is taught to practitioners of all ages. The impart knowledge (theoretical and practical) for the teaching of knowledge (theoretical and practical) for its teaching as an additional alternative/differentiation in the physical education curriculum, throughout the education cycle, in all cycles of education with the prospect of 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
Course Content (Syllabus)
Modules: Lectures 1. Writing essay (instructions) 2. Knowledge of the history and evolution of combat sports/arts worldwide. 3. Classification criteria of combat sports/arts. 4. Characteristics and perspectives. 5. Learning methodology - formatting periods and consolidation of motor skills. 6. Physical preparation for all age groups. 7. Specific strength exercises. 8. Specific velocity exercises. 9. Specific endurance exercises. 10. Specific joint mobility – flexibility exercises. 11. Demonstration of the strength - endurance equipment in the laboratory. 12. Training unit (structure - content). 13. Nutrition - nutritional supplements. 14. Combat sports coaching originating from the Japanese martial arts. Practice 1. Breakfall techniques (ukemi waza). 2. Sort stances/fighting posture (kamae) - Body movements (shintai). 3. Body movements - whole body movement - repositioning (tai sabaki). 4. Pins or matholds (osaekomi waza). 5. Techniques of attacks (body-striking) on pressure points/vital points (atemi waza). 6. Punching techniques (tsuki waza). 7. Kicking techniques (keri waza). 8. Blocks and parries (uke waza). 9. Escapes from wrist and neck holds1 (hodoki waza) 10. Escapes from handles embracing 2 (hodoki waza). 11. Hip throwing techniques (koshi waza), Group 1. 12. Foot throwing techniques (ashi waza), Group 1. 13. Hand and shoulder throwing techniques (te waza, kata waza), 1. 14. Duo system self defence.
Jiu Jitsu/Ne Waza, Duo system self defence, Fighting system, Self Defence
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • 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 Assigment502
Student Assessment
Examination : Theory and Practice. I. Written final examination of the theory involving multiple choice questions or thematic questions (40%). II. Practice (60%). Demonstration of techniques.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1) Kazuzo, Kudo, (1997). Το τζούντο στην πράξη. Τεχνικές ρίψεων. Αθήνα, Εκδόσεις ΕΣΠΙ, Ε. Περσίδης και Σια. 2) Kazuzo, Kudo, (1997). Το τζούντο στην πράξη. Τεχνικές εδάφους. Αθήνα, Εκδόσεις ΕΣΠΙ, Ε. Περσίδης και Σια. 3) Νακαγιάμα, Μ., (1979). Το καλύτερο καράτε. Συνοπτική παρουσίαση (1). Αθήνα, Εκδόσεις ΕΣΠΙ, Ε. Περσίδης και Σια.
Additional bibliography for study
1) Ζαγγελίδης, Γ., Σιώπης, Σ., (2008). Εισαγωγή στο τζούντο. Θεσσαλονίκη, Εκδόσεις Υπηρεσία Δημοσιευμάτων Α.Π.Θ. 2) Ζαγγελίδης, Γ. (2008). Εισαγωγή στο καράτε. Θεσσαλονίκη, Εκδόσεις Υπηρεσία Δημοσιευμάτων Α.Π.Θ.
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