Course detail

Dancing in sneakers

CESA-TV-TATENAcad. year: 2021/2022

The course consists of informal teaching of couple ballroom dances on the difficulty level of basic dance.
Introduction to basic dance elements and subsequent connection to step and movement sequences in pairs. Mastering simple choreographies under the guidance of an instructor. Possibility of consultation on how to teach paired lessons.

Offered to foreign students

Of all faculties

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Realization of the student in the chosen sport, creation of a positive relationship to physical activity, extended dance education, acquaintance with dancing in pairs.


Not applicable.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.


ŠIMBEROVÁ, Dagmar - SKOTÁKOVÁ, Alena - SVOBODOVÁ, Lenka - HEDBÁVNÝ, Petr. Teorie tance [online]. 1 vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2009 [cit. 2015-12-14]. Elportál. Dostupné z: . ISSN 1802-128X. (CS (CS)
Latin Dance Study Guide Martin Blais (CS) (CS)
NELSON, Arnold G a Jouko KOKKONEN. Strečink na anatomických základech. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2009, 143 s. Sport extra. ISBN 978-80-247-2784-4. (CS) (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Group lessons. Practical acquisition combined with additional theoretical interpretation.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Credit on the basis of active participation at lessons, ie regular attendance with records in the attendance list; 2 unexcused participations are allowed).

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Health and safety, curriculum, conditions for granting credit; introductory information for the lesson
2. Blues, Polka
3. Waltz
4. Waltz
5. Tango
6. Slowfox
7. Quickstep
8. Jive
9. Rumba
10. ChaCha
11. Samba
13. Repetition, credit


Not applicable.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Regular attendance with registration in the attendance list, 2 unexcused absences are allowed, apologies orally for absences in advance directly in class or by email in advance, but no later than 24.0 hours after the date of class.
Compensation for missed and unexcused hours always in agreement with the teacher directly in the specialization or in specific hours at the Machina Fit Center. The compensation is recorded in the attendance sheet or the teacher issues a written confirmation if the attendance sheet is not available.
Other possibilities of compensation are in block teaching, at courses and at CESA sports events (eg Christmas games, Sports Day, one-off weekend educational events).

Type of course unit


Physical education course

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Responsibility: Ing. Marek Strakoš