The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of specific drill training programme on playing ability among volleyball players. To achieve the purpose of the study, thirty higher secondary school male volleyball players from Thanthai Periyar Govt Higher Secondary School, Karaikal Pondicherry were selected as subjects. The age of the subjects wasranged from 16-17years. They were divided into two equal groups. Each group consists of 15 subjects. Group-I was undergoing to specific volleyball fitness training for five days in a week for twelve weeks, Group –II acted as a control group (CG). They didn’t undergo for any specific training programme than the normal routine volleyball game. The playing ability was selected as the dependent variable and they were assessed by judges ratings. The data was collected before and after 12 weeks of training. The data was analysed by using analysis of covariance (ANCOVA). The level of significance was fixed at 0.05. The findings of the present study have strongly indicated that volleyball specific drill training group have a significant effect on playing ability of high school male volleyball players.
KeywordsSpecific Drill Exercise and playing ability
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