International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences

Int. j. adv. appl. sci.

EISSN: 2313-3724

Print ISSN: 2313-626X

Volume 4, Issue 4  (April 2017), Pages:  138-142

Title: The influence of self-talk technique for male hockey goalkeeper

Author(s):  Mohar Kassim *, Izham Md Isa


Centre for Coaching Science, National Defence University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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This study aimed to investigate the relationship between self-talk technique in psychology of sport with individual preparation and performance among men's hockey goalkeeper. The sample involved 45 male hockey goalie selected through random sampling. The findings will analyze by using computer software, Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) version 21. The expected results of the analysis will indicate two important findings: First, the self-talk skills that used as a mental exercise has a significant correlation between the performances of the preparation of intermediate effects and second, it has a significant relationship between preparation and performance of intermediate effects. The results of this study are very important to help improve the performance of the national hockey team, increasing research in this field and also to serve as a guide to the national hockey team athletes, especially men's hockey goalkeeper. 

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Keywords: Self-talk, Mental training, Hockey goal keeper

Article History: Received 10 July 2016, Received in revised form 18 October 2016, Accepted 6 November 2016

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Kassim M and Isa IM (2017). The influence of self-talk technique for male hockey goalkeeper. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 4(4): 138-142


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