State approved freelance physical education teachers
Information regarding the training
Admission requirements, contents, examinations
1. Admission requirements for this course of studies
1.1 Completion of the 18th year of life at the latest by December 31st of the year in which the studies are to be started.
1.2 Graduate from a middle school according to Art. 25 of the Bavarian law on Education and Schooling (BayEUG) or minimally "a junior high school diploma".
1.3 Fully fir for sport; evidence by way of a medical certificate (not more than 3 months old).
1.4 An unblemished reputation; an official certificate of good conduct (not more than 3 months old). This evidence does not apply in the event that these studies immediately follow other schooling or employment in a public office.
1.5 Passing of the aptitude test
1.6 Sufficient knowledge of the spoken and written German.
2. Duration of the education
6 semesters (3 years)
3. Status during the education
5. Occupational title
State approved freelance physical education instructor
6. Contents of the education
Sport practice in the didactic field:
Basic subjects Individual sports:
Fitness / conditioning, artistic gymnastics, gymnastics/dance, track and field athletics, swimming, skiing
Game types of sport: Basketball, soccer, handball, volleyball
Primary focus of selection: According to selection, see above.
Elective subjects, e.g..: tennis, rock climbing, windsurfing
Special sport-theoretical field: Lectures in all of the subjects noted above
General sport-theoretical field: Lectures, seminars, practice in movement sciences, media didactics, sport biology/sport medicine, sport pedagogics, sport psychology, sport sociology, sport-administrative law, training sciences
Practical course: 2x14 days in schools, clubs, etc.
1st Examination part 1 (after the 3rd semester):
Practical sports: Basketball, artistic gymnastics, volleyball. skiing
Specific sport theory: Basketball, artistic gymnastics, volleyball, skiing
General sport theory: Sport biology (anatomy, physiology), sport history, exam in sport biology
1st Examination part 2 (after the 4th semester):
Practical sports: Gymnastics/dance, fitness/conditioning, soccer, handball, athletics, swimming
Specific sport theory: Gymnastics/dance, fitness/conditioning, soccer, handball, track and field athletics, swimming
General sport theory: Exam in movement sciences/biomechanics, exam in didactics
2nd examination = final exam: (after the 6th semester):
Primary focus of selection: Specific sport theory including homework, practice, teaching suitability
Elective subjects: Specific sport theory, practice
Examination teaching-tests: with children, juveniles and adults
General sport-theory: Sport-pedagogics, sport psychology, working with the young
8. Information on the suitability examination
See information sheet on training to become a freelance physical education teacher.