Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sport Science (Serres)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID260000002

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

Registered students: 8
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)
Required Courses
  • ΑΑ0210 Tennis
Learning Outcomes
After the completion of the course the students will be able to: • execute Volley forehand/backhand strokes in cross and longline direction, and Overhead Service 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, • strictly apply all the special rules of the sport in a Tie-break game, • to compete individually in singles, and as a team in a doubles match that ends with a tie-break, with or without the presence of an umpire, • to teach basic elements of the sport to people who are interested in playing tennis (athletes or students) who are at the beginner-beginner level.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
- Theoretical analysis and practical application of the tie - break set. - Introduction in forehand and backhand Volley. - Movement of players on the court and analysis of their footwork. - Introduction in overhead service according to analytical teaching method, until its complete implementation. - Improving of stroke technique due practice in small groups and continuous feeding. - Playing forms of training. - Introduction in singles and doubles. - Introduction in Tennis Umpiring.
tie - break set, Volley, footwork, overhead service, singles and doubles, Tennis Umpiring
Educational Material Types
  • 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
- 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 tennis281.1
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 Tennis 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 Tennis praxis (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Additional bibliography for study
- Τένις, Βήματα για την Επιτυχία, Jim Brown, Camille Soulier, Μετάφραση-Επιμέλεια: Αργύρης Θεοδοσίου, Πέτρος Νάτσης, ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗ 2020 Αφοί Κυριακίδη ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ Α.Ε. - ΤΕΝΙΣ ΚΑΙ ΤΕΧΝΙΚΗ, ΜΑΒΒΙΔΗΣ Α., ΤΕΛΕΘΡΙΟΝ 2011 ΑΘΗΝΑ
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