2.1.Course objectives Attain high levels of knowledge in the field of artistic gymnastics that will allow students to efficiently solve different demands that artistic gymnastics training imposes.
Also, the aim of this course is to attain necessary theoretical knowledge on structural and biomechanical characteristics of sport, anthropological characteristics, and methodological basics of learning gymnastics elements and routines of basic competition programmes (C and B categories), as well as on principles of programming and control of the training process which is significant for gymnasts performance excellence.
2.2.Course enrolment requirements and entry competences required for the course Completed mandatory course Artistic gymnastics.
2.3.Learning outcomes at the level of the programme to which the course contributes
-Within the Elective module Artistic gymnastics, students will attain practical and theoretical knowledge and skills on basic kinesiological and anthropological characteristics, training methodology for developing and maintaining specific physical conditioning abilities and learning technical and tactical skills in artistic gymnastics. It will allow them to successfully work with selected groups of gymnasts. Besides, students will gain knowledge on the basics of planning and programming of female gymnasts training of different age and quality (C and B competition programme). They will also gain knowledge on basic methods for training effects and competition achievements control.
-Elective module will provide students with scientific basis for conducting research in the field of artistic gymnastics that will facilitate programming, monitoring and evaluating gymnasts sport fitness levels.
-Courses of the Elective module - Artistic gymnastics should provide students with qualifications for:
-managing and conducting training process in artistic gymnastics of different age groups and categories;
-organizing and carrying out training process with different age groups and categories of gymnasts;
-selection and application of artistic gymnastics contents, and its learning methods in gymnasts training process.
Application of previously mentioned knowledge on broad fields of social and sport services, and in personal development.
2.4.Learning outcomes expected at the level of the course (4 to 10 learning outcomes)
Students will be qualified for:
-conducting training programmes with different age groups and categories of gymnasts;
-conducting scientific research in artistic gymnastics;
-implementation of gymnastics programmes in kindergartens and school sports associations;
-application of artistic gymnastics contents in other sports training processes;
-application of artistic gymnastics contents in different training programmes for elderly;
-diagnosing gymnasts fitness according to different age groups and categories of gymnasts;
-planning and programming of the training process for different age groups categories of gymnasts ;
-organization of gymnastics competitions.
2.5.Course content broken down in detail by weekly class schedule (syllabus)
1.Transfer of general knowledge on learning theories into the field of artistic gymnastics technical preparation. (2L)
2.Differences in the training process according to different age categories. Specific teaching and training methods for younger age categories. Differences in the training process according to different gymnastics routines. (2L)
3.Teaching and training methodology for elementary technique of basic C and B competition programmes in the following age categories: girls boys, male cadets female cadets juniors female juniors, male seniors female seniors. (2L)
4.Age categories and specific demands in teaching elementary technique. (1L)
1.Classification and selection of training contents: methodology of learning gymnastics elements and exercises,routines, methodology of motor and cardio-respiratory abilities training (2S)
2.Selection of technique elements for different age categories of C and B competition programmes. Characteristics of progressive and profiled approach to selection of elements. (2S)
3.Methodological training design: organizational and methodological work forms, and training content distribution (2S)
4.Compatibility of training methods and gymnasts anthropological profile (1S)
1.Specificity of different teaching methods for technical elements: analytic, synthetic, situational and combined method. (2E)
2.Teaching and training methods for technique in different disciplines of gymnastics all-around event. (2E)
3.Technical errors registration and selection of corrective methods (2E)
4.Methodology of competition routines preparation (2E)
5.Methods for developing and maintaining motor and cardio-respiratory abilities for different age categories of male and female gymnasts (C and B competition programmes). (2E)
6.Basic and specific preparation of male and female gymnasts (2E)
7.Specific methodology for improving cardio-respiratory and motor abilities in artistic gymnastics: strength and power training, flexibility, speed, endurance, accuracy, balance and coordination training. (2E)
8.Physical conditioning principles for younger age categories in each phase of their sport development. (1E)
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