General information

Subject type: Mandatory

Coordinator: Marc Terradellas Fernández

Trimester: Third term

Credits: 6

Teaching staff: 

Alberto Ruiz Castillo
Jordi Català Antúnez 

Teaching languages

  • Catalan
  • Spanish
  • English

English (10%).


Basic skills
  • B9 Be able to convey information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialized and non-specialized audiences

Specific skills
  • E1 Carry out the teaching-learning processes related to the physical activity of sport, paying attention to the individual, collective and contextual characteristics of people

  • E5 Schedule the motor skills training process at its different levels and practice environments

  • E7 Identify the risks to health, the practice of inappropriate physical activities and sports and propose alternatives

General competencies
  • G4 Describe the physiological and biomechanical factors that condition the practice of physical activity and sport

  • G6 Recognize the effects of physical activity on the structure and function of the human body

  • G10 Understand the basics of games and sports

Transversal competences
  • T4 Apply knowledge to their work in a professional way with the elaboration and defense of arguments and problem solving within the area of ​​Physical Activity and Sports Sciences

  • T5 Develop leadership skills, interpersonal relationships and teamwork


The subject Collective Sports II is specified in the modalities of Hockey and Volleyball, however, the aim is to give the basic guidelines that will train students to be competent teachers and coaches in any team activity; applying observation and analysis to make decisions in the efficient modification of the factors that determine the performance of individual actions and, especially, of collective actions of positive (collaboration and help) and negative (opposition) communication ; generating didactic methodological proposals suitable for learning and initiating training in this type of sport; and energizing small recreational and sporting events.

The different characteristics of both sports will allow a broad and differentiated vision at a technical and tactical level but concrete and relevant in aspects of precision in actions and motor understanding. In both cases, the historical, regulatory, technical, tactical and organizational aspects will also be known.

This subject has methodological and digital resources to make possible its continuity in non-contact mode in the case of being necessary for reasons related to the Covid-19. In this way, the achievement of the same knowledge and skills that are specified in this teaching plan will be ensured.

Learning outcomes

1. Identify the psycho and sociomotor requirements of the skills of various sports and sports activities, knowing the technical-tactical elements that structure them and execute them in a basic way.

2. To program basic teaching-learning processes of various sports and sports activities, with special attention to the didactic peculiarities taking into account the diversity: gender, age, disability.

Working methodology

The methodology of the subject will be carried out combining face-to-face classroom time, with autonomous work time, with the support of the virtual learning environment. The percentage of time the student spends is distributed as follows:




Face-to-face sessions in the classroom (theory presentation, seminars, personalized tutorials)

Theoretical presentations with audiovisual support, simulations, role-playing games, group work, application of practice to theory, problem-based learning (ABP), presentations by students




Personal study, problem solving, information search (bibliography, webography), guided work (questionnaires, wikis, debates, forums ...), model reproduction, video capsules, problem solving



Both in the face-to-face sessions and in the autonomous work, the student will work individually and in work groups.

Each ECTS is equivalent to 25 hours of student dedication, considering the time invested in the total of the activities related to the face-to-face time and the time of autonomous work, that the professor of the subject guides, as well as the reading times, information search, connection to the Virtual Classroom, elaboration of works.




Common contents:

  1. Contextualization
    1. Brief history and evolution of regulations.
    2. Modalities or variations of the sport.
    3. Appropriate equipment and materials for injury prevention.
    4. The current regulations.
  2. Game actions (technique) [basic position, contact surface, attitude, orientation].
    1. Contact with the ball.
    2. Game dynamics
      1. Scoring system.
      2. Way to play.
      3. Differences in regulations with other modalities.
      4. Responsibilities of the referees.
        1. Principal
        2. Assistants
        3. The arbitration record
      5. Official arbitration signals.
    3. Technical actions of the sport
  3. Game situations (initiation tactics).
    1. Defensive systems
    2. Attacking systems
    3. Optimal solution to the most common game situations
    4. Tactical evolution of game systems
  4. Design of teaching-learning and training situations and resources.
    1. identification of the most common errors
    2. application of corrections.
    3. giving feedback
    4. application of teaching-learning styles
    5. bases of team management
    6. observation and evaluation sheets
    7. identification of weaknesses of the teams: taking advantage of the weaknesses of the opposite; avoidance of one's own weaknesses.
  5. Design of training programs.
    1. General and specific warm-ups.
    2. Learning sequences in sports initiation.
    3. Evaluation methods

Volleyball contents:

  1. Sports institutions and participation in sports events of initiation and progression in volleyball. 
    1. Activities of school sports councils.
    2. Competitions organized by the Catalan federation.
    3. State and international competitions
  2. Methodological progression  
    1. Learning and teaching basic techniques
    2. Game Complexes and Fundamentals
    3. Training and management of initiation groups
    4. Game systems from mini volleyball to 6 c 6
  3. Integrated physical preparation and prevention of volleyball injuries:  
    1. Volleyball specific warm-up
    2. Guidelines for integrated conditional development 
    3. Programs and guidelines for the prevention of volleyball injuries

Hockey content:

  1. Federations, Institutions and sporting events in field hockey.
    1. Hockey activity at regional, state and world level.
    2. High level selections and sport.
    3. The role of federations
    4. Training of technicians
  2. Hockey Hall
  3. The role of the goalkeeper.
  4. Supports for the integral development of field hockey.

Learning activities

The activities of the subject follow the system of continuous evaluation, that is to say, that throughout the term the professor raises several activities, that the students must solve and deliver. The work of each one of the activities allows to value to the student, the follow-up that does to the asignatura and the elements of improvement, from the comments and notes that the professor will do of the activities.

The proposed activities can be individual or in work groups. The teacher gives the instructions so that the students can elaborate and deliver them. All the activities proposed are designed so that students have a practical perspective on the topics that are developed throughout the ten weeks of the term.

Evaluation system

Qualification system (Royal Decree 1125/2003, of 5 September) that establishes the European system of credits and the system of qualifications to the university degrees of official character and validity in all the state territory:

0 - 4,9: Suspended

5,0 - 6,9: Approved

7,0 - 8,9: Notable

9,0 - 10: Excellent


The course consists of two different parts: volleyball and hockey. The final grade is obtained by performing the arithmetic mean of the final grade of each part. To be able to average, each of the parties must be approved separately. Each part is approved with a 5 out of 10.

To pass the course it will be mandatory that the student has attended and actively participated in a minimum of 80% of the practical sessions of each of the parties (volleyball and hockey). In the event of an injury, the speaker will describe to the student the active face-to-face work to be done. 

Each student must justify the injury by providing a medical certificate. In no case will absences be justified.

Continued avaluation:

The continuous evaluation (participation, individual and group work) of each part (volleyball and hockey) will average with the exams only in the event that a grade equal to or higher than 5 points is obtained in both parts.

In accordance with current regulations, you can only opt for recovery if the subject has been suspended. If the rating is No presents, you will not be eligible for recovery. The only activity in the recovery period will be the exam equivalent to 50% of the final grade of the subject; the rest of the elements will remain with the mark obtained in the first assessment (a minimum of 5 must be achieved in both the exams and the continuous assessment).

The final grade of the student is the result of continuous assessment through the different assessment activities. The pass of the subject is obtained with a grade equal to or higher than 5 points (out of 10) according to the following weighting table:

Evaluation activity


Competencies avalcome ons

Individual and group work of a theoretical-practical nature


CB2, G4, G5, G10, T4, T6, E1, E9

 Seminars (practical exams)


CB2, CB4, G4, G5, G10, T4, T5, T6, E1, E7, E9

Exams (theoretical)


CB2, CB4, G4, G5, G10, T4, T5, T6, E1, E7, E9

Criteres necessary to average between the evaluation activities:

Evaluation activity

Necessary criteria

Individual and group work of a theoretical-practical nature

Mandatory delivery of all work


Mandatory presentation

Exams (theoretical and practical)



Recovery assessment:

Evaluation activity in recovery period


Competencies avalcome ons



CB2, CB4, G4, G5, G10, T4, T5, T6, E1, E7, E9


The total or partial copy in any of the learning activities will mean a "Not Presented" in the subject, without option to present in the proof of recovery and without prejudice of the opening of a file for this reason




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