Training for Sports Teachers

The training programme is aimed at sports teachers in primary, secondary, senior secondary and vocational schools. All of the training events take place at the Palucca University of Dance Dresden, Basteiplatz 4 in 10277 Dresden. 

There are two groups for the training programme: Primary schools and secondary schools. Please find further information below.

Target Group: Primary Schools

Dance and dance movements are indispensable for the phyisical and artistic development of a child. Dance promotes both movement diversity as well as body perception and awareness and strengthens the creativity of the child. In this workshop, the imagination of movement and imagination, as well as social skills in dance, are taught under the guidance of dance educators, graduates and students of the MA Dancer Teacher Programme at the Palucca University of Dresden.

The participants deal with different directions and styles of dance. They expand their methodological and didactic skills in dance-pedagogical work with primary school pupils on the basis of the Saxon curriculum in theory and practice.

  • Basics of Hip Hop

  • Dance warm-up ideas

  • Methods of rhythmic education

  • Types of locomotion in conjunction with different spatial forms

  • Improvisation ideas

  • Convivial dances for primary school children

  • Teaching methodological and didactic skills in dance-educational work

DatesCatalogue number
21 - 22 September 2023R03856
18 - 19 January 2024R03854

Registration is possible via the State Office for Schools and Education (Landesamt für Schule und Bildung) only:


Target Group: Secondary Schools

Dance and rhythmic movement are indispensable for physical development as well as body perception. In addition, dance can improve strength and endurance as well as agility, stretching and coordinative abilities and increase creativity. The workshop under the guidance of experienced dance educators, graduates and students of the MA Dancer Teacher Programme at Palucca University dresden strengthens competences in the teaching of the curriculum material in the subject of sports in lower and upper secondary schools (I and II).


The participants deal with the basics of different styles of dance. They independently develop simple dance sequences as well as age-appropriate improvisational tasks and receive methodological-didactic tips for dance-educational work, health-oriented endurance training as well as support in the appropriate music selection for sports lessons.


  • Hip Hop – Basics and improvisation in connection with various spatial forms
  • Contredanse as a means for team building
  • Body awareness
  • Impart methodical and didactic skills in dance pedagogical work
DatesCatalogue number  
16 - 17 November 2023R03853  
14 - 15 March 2024R03855  

Registration takes place exclusively via the State Office for Schools and Education (Landesamt für Schule und Bildung):