Course Information
TitleΑΝΤΙΠΤΕΡΙΣΗ / Badminton
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sport Science (Serres)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID260000439

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physical Education and Sports Science in Serres (2014)

Registered students: 18
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After the completion of the course the students will be able to: • execute Clear forehand/backhand, Drop forehand, Lift forehand/backhand, Service low/high, and Smash strokes with a correct technic, • recognize frequent technic errors in the execution of the above strokes, • use ways and methods to correct technic errors, • know the Greek translation and the meaning of basic terms of the English terminology of the sport, • apply the rules of the sport, • compete individually in singles, and as a team in doubles, with or without the presence of an umpire, • to teach basic elements of the sport to people who are interested in playing badminton (athletes or students) who are at the beginner level.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
- Familiarization exercises with the play equipment (shuttle and racquet). - Court facilities. Orientation on the playground area. - Teaching methods of the basic strokes Clear, Smash, Drop, Lift in forehand and backhand, kinematic analysis of these stroke characteristics, common and possible errors in each stroke, correction of errors. - Introduction to high and low service. Service faults. - Beginning of a match after toss and choice of ends & service. - Rules of badminton. Player loses or wins point. - Scoring in a match. - Movement of players on the court and analysis of their special footwork. - Introduction and improvement in singles and doubles.
Badminton, raquet sport, rules, score keeping, singles and doubles in Badminton
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
- Use of the internet for distance learning via teleconferencing, and for sending and receiving e-mail. - Use of PC and Projector
Course Organization
Reading Assigment220.8
Practice in Badminton281.1
Student Assessment
During the entire semester the regular and active attendance of the course (30%) were evaluated, while at the end practical (40%) and theoretical (30%) examinations of Badminton are following. At the practical part students were examined: a) individually in the technique of the strokes after feeding by the teacher-coach and b) in pairs in match conditions. Written Exams are performed for testing the theory of the sport. Essential condition for final success in the exams is achieved when at least the grade 5 ("sufficient") in each one of the three Exams parts is reached. The criteria are explicitly reported in the Syllabus of the course and communicated to the students in the first lesson. Moreover, the criteria can also be found in the Department's internet page of the person who is in charge of the course.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Exams in Badminton praxis (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Λόγω έλλειψης σχετικής ελληνικής βιβλιογραφίας, στους/ις φοιτητές/τριες προτείνονται οι κανονισμοί του αθλήματος (υπάρχουν σε φωτοτυπία στη βιβλιοθήκη του τμήματος), σε μετάφραση από την αγγλική από τον υπεύθυνο του μαθήματος.
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