Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ANT107FUNDAMENTALS OF GYMNASTICSCompulsory113
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Objectives of this course are to have the students identify the characteristics of general gymnastics; to have the students learn the basic skills in order to develop motoric characteristics like body awareness, balance, agility, quickness, hand-eye coordination and flexibility; to gain the habit of cooperation; to gain skills with carriable equipment; to make individual and paired movements in comformity with the music; to create a scenario and demonstrate it in a coreography.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Lecturer Mehmet İnce, Lecturer Ful Sarıkaya
Learning Outcomes
1Learning to develop body awareness.
2Executing skills like balance, agility, quickness, hand-eye coordination, twists, rolls and flexibility.
3Designing and executing paired movement skills.
4Moving in comformity with a rhythm.
5Developing individual and paired body skills using equipment.
6Create a scenario and demonstrate it in a coreography via body movements
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Body awareness, balance, agility, quickness, hand-eye coordination and flexibility, simple gymnastic movements, rope jumps, paired movements, rhythmic movements, individual and group gymnastic coreography.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General knowledge about gymnastic; national and international federations and activitiesGames with partners.
2Importance of rhythmic movements, basic dance steps, characteristics of warm up, knowledge about body awareness.Simple dance steps. Dance steps with counting.
3Streching exercises, muscular stretching techniques, general mistakes during stretching. Knowledge about equipment used in developing quickness and agility Stretching techniques, rhythmic dance steps, quickness and agility exercises with agility ladder.
4Jump rope activities and technical executions. Relations between jump rope and quickness, agility, balance, coordinationIndividual rope jumping. Successive application of different jump skills.
5Knowledge and video demonstration about double rope, rope within rope, jump with big ropeJumping with different kind of ropes. Jump rope choreography.
6General knowledge, usage about juggling. It’s effect on hand-eye coordination and balance.Execution of ball exercises with two or more people and with two or more balls from simple to complex exercises.
7Effects of juggling on neuro-muscular coordination and on other sports. Video and discussion.Playing with three balls without dropping. Playing with more than three balls between two people.
8Midterm examination.
9Knowledge about simple acrobatic movementsLearning and teaching samoursault (front, back, sideways), bridge
10Progressive teaching technique, supporting techniques and its importance in skill learning.Circle, windmill with one leg, butterfly, bridge, handstand with head support, paired handstand, forming series with these skills.
11Skills with two and three people. Skill learning with counting to eight.Skills with two and three people. Executing skills with counting to eight.
12Critical points of forming pyramids with four or more people.Skills with four or more people. Executing skills with counting to eight. Forming pyramids.
13Paired movements with stable or portable equipment.Paired movements with stable or portable equipment.
14Forming group, cooperation, preparing scenario, finding music that fits the scenario. Forming group, preparing scenario. Deciding the scenario wears.
15Critical points in preparing group coreography. Preparation for the examination coreography
16Final ExaminationFinal Examination
Recommended or Required Reading
Lecture notes are supplied by the lecturer
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14114
Team/Group Work14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination166
Individual Study for Final Examination2612
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
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