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Practical Studies - Tennis

Code 13752
Year 3
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 5
Workload T(30H)/TP(30H)
Scientific area Sports Sciences
Entry requirements Not required.
Mode of delivery Optional
Learning outcomes This C.U. aims to develop knowledge about tennis skills for teaching and coaching the sport in schools and competition, enabling conduct basic activities of training and competition
• Demonstrate knowledge and ability to explain the game of tennis in the structural and functional dimensions and game dynamics• Demonstrate knowledge about teaching the game based on different levels of performance and ability to plan, organize and manage the training according to appropriate to each level of performance • Demonstrate the ability to plan educational and safety principles, organize, manage and evaluate the plan of training / class in the resources available for the effectiveness of the training process
Syllabus Module I - Introduction to Tennis modality,
Module II - Module-Basic Principles Of Technical Analysis and Correction Gestures to Beginners and Intermediate Players
Module IV – Tennis training in different population.
Main Bibliography Crespo & Reid (2008) Coaching Beginner and Intermediate Tennis Players, (ITF Coaching Manuals)
Davis. & Broadhead (2007) – Ecological Task Analysis and Human Movement - Human Kinetics.
Elliott, Reid & Crespo( 2003) Biomechanics of Advanced Tennis, ITF publication.
ITF Advanced Coaches Manual(1998), ITF publications. Reid,Quinn & Crespo (2003) Strength and Conditioning for Tennis. ITF Publication
ITF Tennis Coach -
Knudson (2006). Biomechanical Principles of Tennis Technique- using science to improve your Strokes. California: Racquet Tech Publishing.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2019-06-14

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