Vol. 1, Issue 5 (2016)
Effects of seven weeks training programme on playing ability of sub junior badminton players
Author(s): Laishram Bikram Singh, Dr. Sentu Mitra
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of seven weeks training programme on playing ability of sub junior badminton players. For the purpose of the study 20 male and female badminton players who were participated in the summer coaching camp held at Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education, Guwahati with age ranged 12.9 ± 2.1 years. For determining the badminton playing ability, “Lockhart & McPherson Badminton Wall Volley Test” was used as criterion measure. Pre-test data were collected at the start of the seven weeks training programme and also Post-test data were collected after the completion of the seven weeks training programme. Descriptive statistics and Independent t-test were used as statistical techniques for the study. Result of the study revealed that the seven weeks training had significantly improved the playing ability of junior badminton players.