Özyeğin University, Çekmeköy Campus Nişantepe District, Orman Street, 34794 Çekmeköy - İSTANBUL

Phone : +90 (216) 564 90 00

Fax : +90 (216) 564 99 99

E-mail: info@ozyegin.edu.tr

Credit Sports Classes at OzU

Credit Sports Classes at OzU

Each academic year, OzU offers elective fitness courses with 2 credits, which last for 14 weeks. The courses aim to provide students with the basic techniques and training in the selected sport. Courses offered are revised each year, based on student demand. The list of our credit sports courses and their objectives are as follows.

The course intends to provide students with general theoretical information about swimming, help students gain confidence in the water, and teach students basic swimming skills and techniques for different strokes, including freestyle, breastroke, and backstroke, as well as breath control, body positions and footwork.

The course intends to provide a theoretical and practical overview about the concept and definition of sailing and winds; types and classes of sailing boats; rigging, hoisting and setting sails; maritime rules, types of navigation and maneuvering; preparing the boat for sea; knots; wind directions and beaufort wind scale; and sailing methods.

This course offers discussions and practice about the basic techniques of billiards, the rules of the game, cue selection, proper grip and stroke, methods, styles, position control and planning, strategies, stance, and basic sightings and spins.

The course will cover tennis stances (for singles), grip and stroke mechanisms including forehand, backhand and serves, as well as offensive and defensive techniques.

Lifeguard Training

It focuses on gaining basic techniques related to lifesaving and first aid training. In the training, lifesaving and first aid techniques are taught and practical application opportunities are provided to reinforce this knowledge.

The course covers the rules of the game; basic moves; fundamental concepts; thinking, decision-making; timing; tactics; and the principles for attack and defense.



It is a theoretical basic search and rescue training course. It aims to gain theoretical knowledge about basic concepts of search and rescue and disaster response techniques.


Bridge helps the development of multidimensional thinking ability, gives the habit of being planned and contributes to social development.

Table Tennis

The course aims to provide students with practical and theoretical training in Basic Table Tennis Training.



Fitness Education

It aims to present theoretical and practical gains about basic terms, fitness equipment and training methods specific to the fitness branch.