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ECTS credits: sports subjects

You can enrol at any time during the academic year 2020-2021

Obtain up to a maximum of 6 ECTS credits towards your bachelor's degree studies, from a range of over 20 elective subjects throughout the course. Enrol online by clicking on the activity you like best out of all the options you will find below. 

Important aspects of the sports subjects:

  • Each subject is worth 1 ECTS credit (bachelor's degree studies) for recognised credit transfer.
    You can obtain 1 or 2 ECTS credits* (1+1 free) in the subjects of paddle, tennis and taekwondo. (*See conditions).
  • To take advantage of the discounts on the various activities’ prices you will have to become a member of the Sports Service for the academic year 2020-21 before you enrol.</g>
  • Remember you can become a member at any time through the website.

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LIST OF ACTIVITIES

 

+Gestalt, body and movement (on Mon 7.10 pm) 1 ECTS

Gestalt, body and movement (on Mon 7.10 pm) 1 ECTS

7 sessions. Using yoga, expressive movement and other psycho-corporal techniques combined with the Gestalt Therapy we will provide a holistic approach to the three levels of expression (corporal, emotional and mental) in search of a better human management with one expression and with the others. Using posture, breathing and consciousness we will allow the expression of the body whereas the Gestalt approach will enable us to discover and transform ourselves during all the work that arises. Working in a group with these techniques will enable accompaniment and sustenance and self-knowledge through the others. Teacher: Laura Batallé.
+Introduction to the Kundalini Yoga (Tues, 7 pm) 1 ECTS

Introduction to the Kundalini Yoga (Tues, 7 pm) 1 ECTS

7 sessions to get to know and practice this dynamic yoga, known as the yoga of consciousness, which consists of simple techniques that anybody can master. It keeps the body in shape and trains the mind to be strong and flexible to be able to cope better with changes and stress. Posture, breathing techniques and meditation, all directed at fostering students’ well-being with their demanding academic schedules, strengthening their health and their emotional and interior balance. Teacher: Cristina Planellas.
+Introduction to Olympic Boxing (Wednesdays 7 pm). 1 ECTS credit

Introduction to Olympic Boxing (Wednesdays 7 pm). 1 ECTS credit

Olympic boxing is a very all-round sporting activity that develops coordination, agility, stamina and strength. Boxing is suitable for anybody, regardless of sex or age. Besides its sporting benefits, boxing also increases self-confidence, providing a feeling of security and the motivation to go beyond one’s limits. This subject will be an introduction to boxing without any type of contact , but at the same time all the concepts of boxing will be put into practice. Teacher: Francesc Martínez. 
+Introduction to progression and safety on vias ferratas (weekends) 1 ECTS credit

Introduction to progression and safety on vias ferratas (weekends) 1 ECTS credit

An iron route is both a vertical and a horizontal itinerary among rocks, with various pieces of equipment such as cramps, handrails, chains, quickdraws, hanging bridges, and so on, which enable you to safely reach the areas most difficult to access. The course has both an educational and a practical approach, and is directed at anybody who would like a first experience in iron routes with maximum safety and guarantees.
+Introduction to sailing (Saturdays, 3 pm to 6 pm, and Sundays, 11 am to 2 pm) - 1 ECTS

Introduction to sailing (Saturdays, 3 pm to 6 pm, and Sundays, 11 am to 2 pm) - 1 ECTS

6 sessions to cover the introductory phase of sailing, where students learn the basic concepts with an instructor and then progressively put them into practice. It is a first contact with the sport of sailing where the change of environment, the sailing, the being propelled by the wind while doing exercise and working in a group, will arouse new, pleasant sensations unique to this sport. Teachers: Instructors of the l'Escala Yacht Club.
+Introduction to relaxation and mindfulness techniques (Wed 8 pm) - 1 ECTS

Introduction to relaxation and mindfulness techniques (Wed 8 pm) - 1 ECTS

7 sessions based on the contents of Yoga and Mindfulness to learn and experience different techniques and exercises that will enhance knowledge of one’s body through physical activity and meditation adapted to today’s society, thus reducing stress, improving night time rest and communication, correcting bad posture (by raising awareness), increasing self-confidence and self-esteem, eliminating backache, and enhancing flexibility and good health. A path to serenity, health and happiness. Teacher: Cristina Planellas
+Introduction to canyoning (weekend) 1 ECTS credit

Introduction to canyoning (weekend) 1 ECTS credit

Outdoor activity where you will progressively learn the different canyoning techniques such as walking, swimming, jumping, tobogganing down slopes, siphons and descending on ropes... And, with safety always the top priority, you will discover wild, hidden natural paths with small caves, galleries and so on. It is essential to know how to swim. Teacher: Carlos Folguera.

Student testimony: "Canyoning was brilliant ! I’d do it again right now!! It was a completely new experience for me and, to my taste, much more interesting and spectacular than the iron routes (which I also loved). I especially I liked the ravine we went down with water. Totally recommendable and, what’s more, the monitors make you feel very safe at all times".  Marc Busquets Juncà, student of 4th of ADE. 
+Introduction to Unnata air yoga (Mon 8 pm or Tue 3 pm) - 1 ECTS

Introduction to Unnata air yoga (Mon 8 pm or Tue 3 pm) - 1 ECTS

7 sessions to introduce itself into the Yoga Unnata, which in Sanskrit he means high, spiritually as well as physically. It is a type of yoga that has evolved from the traditional method, introducing the use of an air acrobatics hammock to bear the weight of the body and to be able to do many of the positions with the body partly or totally suspended, using gravity to realign the body. This allows for improved flexibility to strengthen the body, lengthen the spine and relax the nervous system. It is a way of getting into shape while experimenting with the pleasure of yoga embraced by the hammock. No previous experience is required; anybody in good health can benefit from doing Unnata® air yoga. Teacher: Cristina Planellas
+Introduction to high mountain climbing (9 am to 5 pm)

Introduction to high mountain climbing (9 am to 5 pm)

2 sessions. The course has a dual purpose: educational and practical, and is directed to anybody who wants to climb mountains with the maximum security and guarantees. The main objective for us is that the participants have an unforgettable experience, acquiring knowledge of the environment and first aid, discovering survival techniques, and so on. This knowledge will make them more self-sufficient and give them the chance to learn to respect nature and benefit from it. They will learn to find the resources required to cope with complex situations, which they will be able to use in the future if they are in a similar situation. Teacher: Carlos Folguera
+Introduction to padel (10 am, 12 noon or 3 pm) (1+1 ECTS)

Introduction to padel (10 am, 12 noon or 3 pm) (1+1 ECTS)

7 sessions to practice this racket sport, to get to know the rules, the basic structure and the basic technical and tactical aspects specific to this sporting discipline.
1+1 ECTS: this subject allows you to obtain 1 additional bachelor's-degree ECTS for free, if you enter the little league of matches among your fellow course students (minimum 8 matches). What has to be paid is admission to the facility for those who are not a member of the Sports Service and use of the track for each practice. Members only pay for use of the track by the hour.It is coordinated and managed by the Sports Service.Teachers:: Jordi Triola, Robert or Martí.  

+Introduction to tennis (Mon 3 pm or Sat 10 am) (1+1 ECTS)

Introduction to tennis (Mon 3 pm or Sat 10 am) (1+1 ECTS)

Seven sessions to acquire theoretical knowledge of tennis techniques, tactics and strategies through specific exercises and adapted games.
1+1 ECTS: this subject allows you to 1 additional bachelor's-degree  ECTS for free, if you sign up for the little league among participants (minimum 8 matches).What has to be paid is admission to the facility for those who are not a member of the Sports Service and use of the track for each practice. Members only need to pay for use of the track by the hour.It is coordinated and managed by the Sports Service.Teachers:: Jordi Triola, Robert or Martí.  

+Paddle tennis advanced course (10 am, 12 noon or 3 pm) (1+1 ECTS)

Paddle tennis advanced course (10 am, 12 noon or 3 pm) (1+1 ECTS)

7 sessions to improve your technique and know the specific tactics of this racket sport. To register you must have done the introduction to paddle course or have a high level of the game (this will be checked).
1+1 ECTS: this subject allows you to obtain 1 ECTS more easily if you enter the little league of matches among the participants (minimum 8 matches). Coordinated and directed by the teacher of the subject: Teachers: David Vidal, Sergi or Carles.
Teacher: Miquel Lucas.
+Perfecting tennis skills (Thursdays 12 pm or 3 pm) (1+1 ECTS)

Perfecting tennis skills (Thursdays 12 pm or 3 pm) (1+1 ECTS)

7 sessions to improve your technique and know the specific tactics of this racket sport. To register you must have done the introduction to paddle course or have a high level of the game (this will be checked).
1+1 ECTS: this subject allows you to obtain 1 ECTS more easily if you enter the little league among participants (minimum 8 matches).1+1 ECTS: this subject allows you to obtain 1additional  ECTS for free, if you enter the little league of matches among the participants (minimum 8 matches).What has to be paid is admission to the facility for those who are not a member of the Sports Service and use of the track for each practice. Members only pay for use of the track by the hour.It is coordinated and managed by the Sports Service.Teachers:: Jordi Triola, Robert or Martí.A MINIMUM OF 4 PARTICIPANTS are required for the course.

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