“Motor fitness is one’s richest possession; it cannot be purchased, it has to be earned through a daily routine of motor exercises.” It is self-evident that the fit citizens are a nation’s best assets and weak ones its liabilities. It is therefore the responsibility of every country to promote motor fitness of its citizens because motor fitness is the basic requirement for most of the tasks to be undertaken by an individual in his daily life. If a person’s body is under-developed or inactive and if he fails to develop motor prowess, he is undermining his capacity for thought and for work, which are of vital importance to one’s own life and society in a welfare state. The American Alliance for Health, Motor Education and Recreation emphasizes the necessity for individualized instruction, aimed at assisting students to find themselves motorly Motor fitness.
Purpose: The purpose of the study was to know the role of selected Motor Fitness in Skill performance among Intercollegiate Volleyball Players.
Methodology: In order to achieve the purpose of the study forty (40) inter-collegiate volleyball male players were selected as the subjects. During inter collegiate tournament of Kuvempu University from the data pertaining to the motor performances such as flexibility was assessed with the help of modified sit and reach test, speed was assessed with the help of 30 meter fly start, endurance was assessed with the help of 30 second Burpee test, strength was assessed with the help of medicine ball throw test, leg power was assessed with the help of standing broad jump, skill performance was assessed with volleying test, Service test, passing test, set- up test. The data collected was tested with coefficient of correlation statistical technique to test the hypothesis of the study.
Results: The statistical analysis shows coefficient of correlation in role of selected Motor Fitness in Skill performance among Intercollegiate Volleyball Players.
Conclusion: In view of the finding and limitation of the study, the physical qualities such as flexibility, speed, endurance, strength, and leg power are positively correlated with volleyball playing ability. The result of the study shows that the selected physical qualities contribute in performance of volleyball players.