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Sports Commentary

Sports Commentary


Hafid Derradji


From: 14/12/2021 - 16/12/2021

Time: 09:00 - 16:00

Category: TV and Radio Journalism

4200QAR / 1151USD



- A degree, preferably in media
- Sound voice and language

Course Description

Sports commentary is linked to expressions like: rhythm, tension, vitality, life.. Watching any sports event is obviously funny and special. But could we imagine a sports event such as a football game without commentary? Do different sports events require different voice types and tones? Does the sports commentator need a special talent? Are there any specific techniques or skills for the sports commentator which distinguish him form the news or film presenter? What are the types of sports commentaries? These questions and many more will be answered during this course through listening, analysis and training.

Course Objective

At the end of the course, participants should:
- Perceive the importance of the sports commentator and his qualities
- Be able to control the voice and emotions and acquire the required techniques for the sports commentary

Course Outline

• Importance of the sports commentator and his qualities
- Importance of awareness of the sports commentary and its qualities
- The sports commentary and its position in a sports production
- The sports commentator: his role, mission and skills
- The sports commentator between imitation and innovation

• Characteristics and rules of commentary
- Characteristics and styles of sports commentary
- The difference between the sports commentary and the TV and radio commentary
- Basic principles and rules of sports commentary
- The difference between commentaries of different sports

• Skills and concepts
- Planning and preparing the sports commentary
- Controlling emotions
- Learning how to control the voice and the emotions
- Ethics of sports commentary
- Culture and promptitude of the sports commentator
- Teamwork and quality assurance
- Viewing and analyzing selected commentaries from different sports shows

Course Benefits

- A Graduation certificate accredited by Aljazeera Media Institute.
- A graduation project : a sports show by made by participants