Proceedings of the 1st Progress in Social Science, Humanities and Education Research Symposium (PSSHERS 2019)

From Beggar to Winner: The Stages of Motive Development of the Athletes With Disabilities

Authors
Hanny Hafiar, Priyo Subekti, Heru Ryanto Budiana, F. X. Ari Agung Prastowo
Corresponding Author
Hanny Hafiar
Available Online 25 August 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200824.091How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Athlete, Beggar, Disability, Motive, Sport
Abstract
The percentage of disabilities in Indonesia is quite large. Most of the disabilities have decided to become a beggar or also known as panhandler in order to find the necessities of life. An interesting phenomenon that occurs in Bandung, there are disabilities panhandlers that have potential as an athlete and in the end, managed to hold the title as outstanding athletes with disabilities. Therefore, this study examines the development process and the motives of the persons with disabilities who originally worked as a panhandler, to be an athlete with a proven record in a championship. The method used in this research is a case study, with data collection techniques in the form of interviews, observation and literature review, against a number of resource persons involved in the process of progress of athletes with disabilities overachievers. The results found were: There are a number of factors that push and pull motives of persons with disabilities to change the conditions of life, from panhandlers to become an athlete. Whereas the development of the motif originated from the desire to exercise, join a community of people with a disability in sport, follow the various training, and participated in the accomplishment. Furthermore, the parties involved in this metamorphosis include: peer group in the panhandler community, the organization, coaches, trainers, fellow athletes, and families. Therefore, efforts are required from all parties to participate in the empowerment of the disabled so that they have equality and opportunity to live.
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Proceedings
1st Progress in Social Science, Humanities and Education Research Symposium (PSSHERS 2019)
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Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
25 August 2020
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978-94-6239-046-1
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2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200824.091How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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