Course Information
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorArgyrios Theodosiou
Course ID400000217

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreApplied Elective CoursesWinter/Spring-2

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The aim of the course is to introduce students to the basic theoretical concepts of tennis as well as to develop their practical sport skill in playing tennis. After completion of the course, students will have a) a more complete knowledge and better understansdng of the tennis game and regulations b) the ability to teach the tennis skill in beginners
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
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Introduction to history of tennis, basic rules, infrastructure 2. Skill development: familirization exercises with the ball and the racket 3. Learning and acquisition of forehand-drive 4. Practice of fore-hand drive, introduction to backhand-drive 5. Learning of backhand-drive and introduction to flat-service 6. Practice of backhand-drive and forehand-drive 7. Learning of flat service 8. Improvement of flat-service, introduction to simple game 9. Learning of volley forehand and backhand 10.Improving volley-forehand and backhard - practice of various hits 11. Introduction to dual game 12. Combination of exercises in the form of the game with various hits 13. Learning principles of tennis is childhood
tennis, sport skills
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
Lectures presentations Communication through the e-learning platform Uploading the theoretical lessons on e-learning platform
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Written exam Tennis skill assessment (practical)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιβλίο [59370641]: Αντισφαίριση, ΝΑΤΣΗΣ ΠΕΤΡΟΣ, ΘΕΟΔΟΣΙΟΥ ΑΡΓΥΡΗΣ, ΖΟΥΡΜΠΑΝΟΣ ΝΙΚΟΣ Βιβλίο [41958875]: Τέννις & Τεχνική, Μαββιδης Αλέξανδρος
Additional bibliography for study
Παρουσιάσεις διαλέξεων (pdf)
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