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Spring Semester Sports Courses

During the spring semester, Physical Education and Sports Center will be offering courses. Participants may register at any of the Sports Halls.

Starting Date: February 20, 2023.

For Info: 290 1993, spor@bilkent.edu.tr


Group Exercise Programs
Dormitories Sports Hall

6:40 – 7:30 p.m. Yoga

6:40 – 7:30 p.m. Yoga

5:40 – 6:30 p.m. Zumba
6:40 – 7:30 p.m. Yoga

5:40 – 6:30 p.m. Zumba
6:40 – 7:30 p.m. Yoga

4:40 – 5:30 p.m. Pilates

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Yoga

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Yoga

Main Sports Hall

12:00 – 12:50 noon Pilates
5:40 – 6:30 p.m. Zumba

12:00 – 12:50 noon Yoga

12:00 – 12:50 noon Stretching
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Fit and Fun

12:00 – 12:50 noon Yoga
6.40-7.30 p.m. Tae-Bo/HAT

12:00 – 12:50 noon Pilates
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Fit and Fun


Zumba; A dance– fitness program practiced with its authentic music, rhythm and choreography. Most entertaining method of exercising.

Fit and Fun; Fun and sports all in one; A conditioning program involving cardio and local strength training.

H.I.I.T.; A training method focused on general muscle strength, strengthening core muscles and heart, fat burning, and body sculpturing.

Total Body Shape; A training method to get all of your muscles into form as well as improving your deficiencies using your own body weight.

Pilates; A method of exercise developed to strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, correct posture, improve general wellbeing of the body and quality of life.

Yoga; A course to heal the body while making it more flexible and enduring through movements in harmony with breathing.

STRETCHING: A type of exercise that should be performed especially after sports activities in order to increase mobility to muscles and joints, to gain flexibility and to reduce risk of injuries. Any sports training that is finished without a stretching session should be considered incomplete. Stretching exercises which improve recovery after muscle cramps and injuries are also a part of an amazing method that helps bodily and mental relief.

Tae-Bo/ HAT: It is a method created by integrating the punches and kicks in martial arts and combining them with the core, leg, and hip toning exercises.


Other Sports Programs

AIKIDO (Dormitories Sports Hall)
Tuesday, Thursday: 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

BADMINTON (Main Sports Hall)
Friday: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Beginner; The level involving ”overhead shot” practices where fundamental techniques are learned.

Intermediate-Advanced; The level involving “Footwork” and “techniques and tactics for competition.”

BALLROOM AND LATIN DANCING (Dormitories Sports Hall)
Tuesday: 6:40-7:30 p.m. Salsa (Beginner)
7:40-8:30 p.m. Argentino Tango (Beginner)
8:40-9:30 p.m. Argentino Tango (Intermediate)

FENCING (Dormitories Sports Hall)
Tuesday: 7:40 – 9:10 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

FIT-BOXING (Main Sports Hall)
Monday, Wednesday, 7:40 p.m. – 9:10 p.m. (Beginner-Intermediate)

JUDO (Dormitories Sports Hall)
Monday, Wednesday: 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

KENDO (Main Campus Sports Hall)
Wednesday, Friday: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

TAEKWONDO (Dormitories Sports Hall)
Monday, Wednesday: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

TABLE TENNIS (Main Sports Hall)
Tuesday, Thursday: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. (Beginner),
7:00-8:30 p.m. (Intermediate-Advanced)

Beginner; The level involving “forehand”-“backhand” practices where fundamental techniques are learned.

Intermediate-Advanced; The level involving “drop shot”, “spin”, “block”, “service” practices.

Tuesday, Thursday: 6:00-7:30 p.m.


TENNIS Courses – Weekly Programs

Beginner; A healthy and fun course where you can develop tennis skills such as holding the racket, fundamental “forehand”, “backhand”, “vole” and “service”, keeping the ball in the game in the mini court to play tennis matches with simple rules and soft balls.

Intermediate; A course where after developing fundamental tennis skills, you build on “forehand”, “backhand”, “vole” and “service” skills with “spin”, “slice”, “lob”, “drop shot”, “slam” variations of these shots to increase your game and match experience with powerful and deep shots in the full court.

Advanced; The purpose of this level is to master the fundamental and advanced tennis shots, to experience and improve techniques and strategies for single and double matches.
SQUASH Courses – Weekly Programs

Beginner; The level where skills such as holding the racket, “forehand” and “backhand” shots, “service” are learned along with fundamental rules.

Intermediate; The level where starting matches, simple strategies, dominating the T, effective service reception, parallel shots and detailed rules are learned.

Advanced; The level where strategies based on the competitor, effective service reception, blind spot control, responding to balls on corners and stepping exercises are learned.


Bilkent University Sports Events – Tournaments


Fit / Swim Challenge, Rowing-Track & Field-Squash-Swimming-Badminton-Table Tenis-Tenis Weeks, Trekking, Cycling Tour, Step Challenge, Basketball Tournaments (5X5) / (3X3), Football Tournaments (MEN) (Mini Fields), Volleyball Tournaments (4×4)

Note: Undergraduate students can participate in group exercise programs free of charge.