Comparison of Fear of Failure between Senior National Level Elite and Non-Elite Boys Mallakhamb Players | Original Article
Failure is known as the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Loss or failure is something that is looked down upon and sportspersons begin to fear it even at a young age. The Purpose of the study was to compare the fear of failure the among Senior National level elite and non-elite boys Mallakhamb players. The subjects of the study were twenty three senior national level elite and non-elite Boys Mallakhamb players, who participated 33rd senior national Mallakhamb Championships held at Ujjain in the year February, 2017. The fear of failure questionnaire (FOFQ) consisting of 48 items and constructed by Shukla (2015) was used for the purpose of data collection. To assess the fear of failure of elite and non-elite boys on six dimensions of senior National level above 18 years, mean and standard deviation, t-ratio were computed. Results of study revealed that Senior National level elite and non-elite boys mallakhamb players were found similar on six dimensions of fear of failure i.e. goal setting, self-adequacy, uncertain future, self-control, self-evaluation and coping strategies.