Development of Taekwondo Skill Test for Sub Junior Boys
Harmanpreet Kaur1, Pradeep Kumar Baldeena2

1Harmanpreet Kaur, Associate Professor, School of Physical Education, Lovely Professional University, (Punjab), India.
2Pradeep Kumar, Baldeena, Research Scholar, Lovely Professional University, (Punjab), India.
Manuscript received on 25 July 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 03 August 2019 | Manuscript Published on 10 August 2019 | PP: 1432-1434 | Volume-8 Issue-2S3 July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B12640782S319/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1264.0782S319
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Abstract: In the field of taekwondo only few skills available to evaluate the skill performance of taekwondo players. So researcher has undertaken the study “Development of taekwondo skill test for sub junior boys”. The purpose of the study was in the development of taekwondo skill test for selection, evaluation and assessment of performance of taekwondo, the normative study was conducted under descriptive research. The study was confined to age group 12 to 13 years’ school level male taekwondo players from northern India. The researcher used purposive random sampling method. Standard procedures were followed to conduct this research. The researcher followed step-wise method of construction and establishing standard norms. The researcher analyzed important basic skills used by school level taekwondo of age group 12 to 13 years to help the experts from the taekwondo field by face validity. The newly designed skill test was administered on school level male taekwondo of age group 12 to 13 years from various taekwondo clubs, different schools and practice houses in northern India and the test was revised. After the modification the test was finalized and changes were made Validity, Reliability and Objectivity were established by following procedure given in various books of tests, measurement and evaluation. The data, which was collected by administering tests, were statistically treated to develop norms for all the test items. The normative scales, namely, the Percentile Scale and 7 Sigma Scale were constructed for the male taekwondo of state and national level. The norms were constructed by using Percentile and 7 Sigma Scale techniques analyzed through statistical packages, the scores were further classified into five grades i.e. Excellent, Good, Average, Fair, Poor under Normal Distribution.
Keywords: Taekwondo, Test, Standardization, Norms.
Scope of the Article: Bio-Science and Bio-Technology