Course: Rhythmic Gymnastics and Dances

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Course title Rhythmic Gymnastics and Dances
Course code KT1/4605
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Petrů Dominika, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. - 2. Exercise and games for motor training, technique of arm movement, leg movement, chest and head movement, jumps, turns, balance exercise 3.-4. Compositions without tools. 5. - 6. Exercises with tools / skipping ropes, swords, hoops, ribbons, cones and other, non-traditional tools / - basic positions and movements. 7. - 8. Movement compositions with equipment. 9. - 14. Basic dance steps of various dance styles / social, country, folk, modern, etc. dance / and creation of simple choreography with music

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 14 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 5 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 10 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
After finishing this course the student gain the basic view of suitable motoric means to musical motoric training. The student will learn how to create motoric movements according to musical or rhytmical guidance. The student will also learn which equipment is suitable for exercises of junior pupilage. Teaching is focused on technical, rhytmical and aesthetical motoric development. The lessons insist on development of creative bearing on movement.
Student will be able to apply obtained knowledge and practical skills from motor, music-motor and dance training into teaching process of physical education, will have outline of modern form of exercises with music and will be able to choose suitable motor means of gymnastic or dance character for creation of motor motives or performance without or with equipment.
Primary and secondary school curriculum

Assessment methods and criteria
Attendace 80% Knowledge basic dance steps and chosen rhythmic or dance games, creating of dance- gymnastics performance, Public performance
Recommended literature
  • DRDÁCKÝ, F. Lidové tance. a CD, Praha: Supraphon, 2000.. Praha: Olympia, 1983.
  • KOSTKOVÁ,J. aj. Rytmická gymnastika. Praha: Olympia, 1990.. Praha: Olympia, 1990.
  • KULHÁNKOVÁ, E. Taneční hry s písničkami.. Praha: Portál, 2006. ISBN 80-7367-108-5.
  • LŐSSL, J. Estetický pohyb jako zdroj dětské radosti. Rytmická a pohybová výchova mladšího žactva.. Praha, 1996.
  • MIHULE, J. a ŠŤASTNÁ, D. Rytmická gymnastika. Praha UK,. Praha, 1993.
  • NOVOTNÁ, V., PANSKÁ, Š. a ŠIMŮNKOVÁ, I. Rytmická gymnastika a pohybová skladba. Praha, 2011.
  • VELÍNSKÁ, E. Lidový tanec. Metodika lidového tance pro děti 6 - 9 let.. Praha: ÚŠ ČOS, 1999.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching for Primary School (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter