Sport and Movement Science

The Faculty for Sport and Movement Science is the third university in the world to offer Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in martial arts and combat sports. Furthermore, various interdisciplinary departments from different faculties are offered and learned. In total, Yushin-Ryu offers 7 institutes and 11 departments.

Faculty information

Within this faculty there are 7 institutes where interdisciplinary teaching takes place in various disciplines and subject areas. In Faculty for Sport and Movement Science, the body and its forms of movement are considered in all respects. There is also observation, analysis and optimization.

Movement is a basic everyday human need. In healing processes, too, sport and movement science provides a great support alongside medicine in order to optimize and advance the healing process.

Within the basic education of children and youth, sport is an essential motor. Physical exercise helps them to cope with everyday life in a healthier way and to stay that way. Expert advice from sport and exercise science also helps with many other psychosocial problem areas such as AD(H)S.
Students are specially trained in this area and offer competent help here after graduation. Together with families, they develop a daily structure that incorporates exercise and nutrition as a supplement to everyday life.

In the field of education, i.e. in everyday school life, the core competencies of graduates are found. Learning about one’s own body and discovering it is a pedagogically important part of child and youth development.
If it is about the design and execution of the faculty, in particular in the area of social competence, the sport and movement science provides a significant contribution. As a result, areas such as self-awareness and self-determination are formed. This allows social skills to bear fruit.
Team skills, for example, are also greatly promoted and shaped in sports. Communication and team building offer a range of social skills. In their psychological development, young people thus experience a mental and professional expansion, which ultimately leads to greater self-confidence and affirmation.