The Effect of 10 Weeks Game Experience Learning (Gel) Based Training on Teamwork, Respect Attitude, Skill and Physical Ability in Young Football Players

Keywords: training, games experience learning, youth football player


This study aims to examine the effectiveness of the games experience learning-based training against teamwork, respect attitude, skills, and physical ability of young footballers.

Materials and methods. Participants consisted of young male football players who had participated in matches at the district, provincial and national levels. The number of participants involved amounted to 46 divided into control and intervention groups of 23 parties each. Footballers aged 10-12 years old have a height of 140.98 ± 7.23 cm, an average body weight of 34.33 ± 8.64 kg. Instruments in this study consist of instruments to measure teamwork and respect attitude in the form of expert validated observation rubrics, passing, and dribbling skill tests, 30-meter sprints, vertical jumps, and multistage fitness tests to measure physical ability of speed, leg power, and aerobic endurance. 

Results. Descriptive data showed mean values and standard deviations of control and intervention groups there were differences, the intervention group had a mean value and better deviation standards, while the hypothesis test using the Mann-Whitney test obtained a teamwork attitude score of 0.039 <0.05; respect attitude of 0.009 <0.05; passing skills of 0.039 <0.05; dribbling skills of 0.000 <0.05; speed ability of 0.004 <0.05; leg power of 0.002 <0.05; Endurance of 0.020 <0.05. That from the significance value of the control and intervention group (p < 0.05) it can be concluded that the variables of teamwork, respect attitude, passing, dribbling, speed, power, and endurance on the posttest value are not the same and the average value of all variables descriptively the intervention group has a higher average value.

Conclusions. There is a significant influence statistical analysis on teamwork, respect attitude, skill techniques, and physical ability for young football players thus training with the game experience learning model can be one solution to improve the performance of youth football.


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Author Biographies

Sulistiyono Sulistiyono, Yogyakarta State University

Departement of Sports Science, Faculty of Sport Science
Jl. Colombo Yogyakarta No.1, Karang Malang, Caturtunggal, Kec. Depok, Kabupaten Sleman, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55281, Indonesia

Andry Akhiruyanto, Universitas Negeri Semarang

Department of Physical Education, Health and Recreation, Faculty of Sports Science  
Sekaran, Gunung Pati, Semarang City, Central Java 50229, Indonesia

Nawan Primasoni, Sebelas Maret University

Departement of Sports Science, Faculty of Sports,
Jl. Ir. Sutami No.36, Kentingan, Kec. Jebres, Kota Surakarta, Jawa Tengah 57126, Indonesia

Fatkurahman Arjuna, Sebelas Maret University

Departement of Sports Science, Faculty of Sports
Jl. Ir. Sutami No.36, Kentingan, Kec. Jebres, Kota Surakarta, Jawa Tengah 57126, Indonesia

Nurhadi Santoso, Sebelas Maret University

Departement of Sports Science, Faculty of Sports
Jl. Ir. Sutami No.36, Kentingan, Kec. Jebres, Kota Surakarta, Jawa Tengah 57126, Indonesia

Dewangga Yudhistira, Yogyakarta State University

Departement of Sports Science, Faculty of Sport Science
Jl. Colombo Yogyakarta No.1, Karang Malang, Caturtunggal, Kec. Depok, Kabupaten Sleman, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55281, Indonesia


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Sulistiyono, S., Akhiruyanto, A., Primasoni, N., Arjuna, F., Santoso, N., & Yudhistira, D. (2021). The Effect of 10 Weeks Game Experience Learning (Gel) Based Training on Teamwork, Respect Attitude, Skill and Physical Ability in Young Football Players. Teorìâ Ta Metodika Fìzičnogo Vihovannâ, 21(2), 173-179.