Course GIH2D4

Introduction to Judo History, Judo in Society and Judo Didactics

15 Credits
First Cycle

Main field of study: Sport and Health Science

The course has no instances planned right now

Learning outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • give an account of the history and values on which judo is based, and apply and problematise these in relation to contemporary social challenges
  • describe the importance of judo for the achievement of the UN 2030 Agenda sustainable development goals to promote well being, gender equality and equal opportunities (goals 3, 5 and 10 respectively) from a global and national perspective
  • problematise other potential opportunities where judo could contribute to the achievement of additional sustainability goals outlined in the UN 2030 Agenda
  • explain the general physical principles that underlie judo techniques
  • explain and demonstrate the practical application of basic didactic models of knowledge transfer associated with technical aspects of judo across the range of practitioner categories
  • explain and apply basic principles for planning a judo lesson for different target groups
  • explain the basic safety aspects of judo training and competition.