Introduction: Temperament characteristics of an individual play an important role in achieving high performance in different sports. This includes the dimensions of temperament and every dimensions have an important impact on every activities.
Purpose: Purpose of the study was to assess the development of sociability, ascendant and secretiveness among different types of sport groups.
Materials and Methods: In the present study thirty district level basketball players, thirty district level kabaddi players and thirty untrained female students were selected. The subjects ranged between 14-17 years. Dimensions of Temperament Scale by N.K. Chadha and S. Chandana (1984) made Standardized questionnaire was used to measure temperament. In the present study only three temperament parameter sociability, ascendant and secretiveness were selected. Mean and standard deviation were computed as descriptive statistics and one way ANOVA was used to find out the difference in temperament scale.
Result: Sociability and Ascendant has showed significant difference among three different groups. Sociability of untrained student (9.33) was comparatively higher than and basketball (8.00) and kabaddi players (8.43). The Ascendant of untrained student (6.47) was also comparatively higher than basketball players (6.03) and kabaddi players (5.53). Secretiveness of kabaddi players (5.90) was comparatively higher than basketball players (5.10) and untrained student (5.63). But this difference was not significant.
Conclusion: It can be concluded that among the sport groups sociability and secretiveness are better in kabaddi players than basketball whereas ascendant is better in Basketball players than kabaddi players.