2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
Relationship of selected psychological variables to the performance in Karate and Kalaripayattu
Author(s): Baby Shijansha KP
The purpose of the study was to find out the relationship of Self-confidence and Aggression to performance in Karate and Kalarippayattu. The secondary purpose of the study was to find out the difference in psychological characteristics among the participants of Karate and Kalarippayattu. Thirty male subjects each from Karate and Kalarippayattu belongs to the district Malappuram were selected for the study. The subject had 6-8 years of training background and their age was between 18 - 25. The following psychological variables were selected for the purpose of the study; namely Self Confidence and Aggression. The confidence level data was collected from the subjects by using the questionnaire developed by Philippa David “how do you respond” and to measure the data on aggression level was collected from the subject by using the questionnaire developed by Tiwari and Chauhan. For the purpose of analyzing the relationship of selected psychological variables to the performance of Kalaripayattu and Karate players, Pearsons product moment method of correlation was applied and to find out the difference in self-confidence and aggression of Karate and Kalaripayattu dependent’s’ test was calculated. The level of significance was set at 0.05 level. Within the delimitation and limitation of the present study on the basis of the obtained following results are; There was significant relationship on self-confidence to the performance of Karate and Kalarippayattu participants, There was no relationship of aggression to the performance of Karate and Kalarippayattu participants. And there was no significant difference in self-confidence and aggression in both Karate and Kalarippayattu participants. The reason for the above results may be due to the fact that Karate and Kalarippayattu are being contact games and individual event the person participating in these sports required self-confidence to meet the opponent in a successful manner. The reason for no relationship between aggressions to performance in this event may be, the aim of a player is to get maximum point over the opponent. Hence one required to have perfect skill and technique to be successful in these sports. There is no need to injure or harm the opponent. Hence the aggression level may be minimum for Karate and Kalarippayattu performance. The results of the present study are in agreement with the Terry PC, Slade (1995) .
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Baby Shijansha KP. Relationship of selected psychological variables to the performance in Karate and Kalaripayattu. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(1):1841-1843.