Effect of Psychological Skill Training on Selected Performance Variables among Hockey Players
Keywords:Hockey players, Performance variables, Psychological skills training
The purpose of the study was to examine the changes on selected performance variables in response to psychological skills training among college hockey players. The effect of psychological skills training on chosen performance characteristics among college hockey players was anticipated to cause significant variations. Thirty male college hockey players from Thiruvalluvar University’s Affiliated Colleges in Vellore jurisdiction, Tamil Nadu, were chosen at random for this study. Their ages varied from 18 to 25 years. The present study used a pre-posttest random group design with a control and experimental group. Subjective ratings were used to evaluate performance characteristics. The participants were divided into two equal groups of 15, Group “A” and Group “B.” Group “A” received psychological skills training, while Group “B” received no such instruction. The data were collected before and after 12 weeks of training. The data were analyzed by applying dependent “t”-test. The level of significance was set at 0.05. The psychological skills training had positive impact on hit and flick among college hockey players.
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