Basics of physical training 1
Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The instruction aim is to introduce dance education students to teaching procedures of dance gymnastics which develops not only physical condition and overall movement but also serves the elementary level of instruction and development of pupils' expression and acting skills
Mode of study
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Movement and Dance experience is required.
Instruction follows dance gymnastics instruction methods at Czech dance conservatories. In the first semester this covers the following topics: exercises on the floor - increasing spinal flexibility, strengthening the abdominal, hip and back musculature, increasing hip, knee, and tarsus joint flexibility, skill exercises (rolling, somersaults, bridges, side and rear handsprings). Exercises in a space - unwinding feet, walking, running and jumping, springs, jumping steps, cut and long jumps, turns with impulse and switching.
Recommended or required reading
Kytýřov -Záděrová, Markéta: Základy taneční gymnastiky, Praha 1980;
Kröschlová, Jarmila: Nauka o pohybu, Praha 1975;
Kröschlová, Jarmila: Výrazový tanec, Praha 1964;
Bláhová, Eliška: Pohyb, rytmus, výraz, 1941;
Jeřábková, Jarmila: Taneční průprava, Praha 1979;
Kurková, Libuše: Dětská tvořivost v hudbě a pohybu, Praha 1981.
Assessment methods and criteria
Credit is awarded based on : activity in exercises and class.
Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:
Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Dance Pedagogy (Bc) (required subject with the possibility of repeat registration)
- Dance Pedagogy (Bc) - Classical Dance (required subject with the possibility of repeat registration)
- Dance Pedagogy (Bc) - Modern Dance (required subject with the possibility of repeat registration)
- Dance Pedagogy (Bc) - Folk Dance (required subject with the possibility of repeat registration)