The present study aimed to evaluate the effect of six weeks Psychological Skills Training (PST) Program on State and Trait Anxiety soccer players
Methods: For the purpose of the study sixty soccer players belong to Th.Birchandra Singh Football Academy (TBSFA), Imphal West, Manipur were selected purposively. Subjects were divided into experimental and controlled group (30 players in each group). The data was collected through the administration of the State and Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) by Spielberg for selected psychological variables.
Statistical analysis: To find out the significant effect of Psychological Skills Training Program on State and Trait Anxiety, ANCOVA for psychological variables was used and level of significance was set at 0.05.
Findings: It revealed that there was no significant effect of soccer players in Trait Anxiety those who underwent the PST program as compared to the players in controlled group and there was no significantly reduce of State Anxiety those who underwent the PST program as compared to the players in controlled group.