Survey Study of Psychological Conditions of Martial Arts Athletes
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- sport psychology; pencak silat; psychological conditions; mental
This research is a survey study on the pencak silat athletes’ psychological condition. The purpose of this study will provide a psychological description of the athletes. This study is expected to maximize the achievements of martial arts athletes by providing an overview of the psychological requirements of martial arts athletes as a basis for selection. The method used in this study was a cross-sectional survey study. Questionnaires were distributed to 21 pencak silat national athletes who participated in the 2018 Asian Games event. The instrument used to collect data was the Athletic Coping Skills Inventory (ACSI) questionnaire which included Coping with Adversity aspects, Peaking Under Pressure, Goal Setting / Mental Preparation, Freedom from Worry, Confidence and Achievement Motivation, and Coach ability. The questionnaire aims to provide an overview of the athletes from psychology perspective. The results revealed that the athletes in general are able to face the difficulties they face calmly, are able to work optimally under pressure, has an exercise plan in achieving goals, has a strong mentality, is able to focus on one goal, has high motivation in achieving goals and practicing is an obligation to achieve. To conclude, this study provides an overview of the required psychological character of a martial arts athlete.
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TY - CONF AU - Rajip Mustafillah Rusdiyanto AU - Herman Subarjah AU - Amung Ma’mun AU - Mulyana Mulyana PY - 2019/09 DA - 2019/09 TI - Survey Study of Psychological Conditions of Martial Arts Athletes BT - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Sport Science, Health, and Physical Education (ICSSHPE 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 330 EP - 332 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icsshpe-18.2019.92 DO - 10.2991/icsshpe-18.2019.92 ID - Rusdiyanto2019/09 ER -