Practical Group Defense Exercise Design in Football Game for 13-Year-Old Students

Keywords: defence, exercise, football, group playing, 13-year-old


Research purpose. Football is popular in the society across the world. Everyone always watches football matches. Nowadays, there are many football schools for kids or young athletes. Thus, there is a need for a model of exercise that is appropriate for young athletes. This study aimed to create a model of group defense exercise in a football game. It referred to 13-year-old football school students. It was designed using psychological and physiological characteristics of the 13-year-old.

Materials and methods. The study participants were 120 football players aged 12 to 13. The study used a research and development method (R&D) through Borg and Gall model. Data was obtained from observation, interview and questionnaires. Data analysis techniques used expert judgments and three steps from Miles and Huberman, namely reduction of data, display of data, and making conclusions.

Results. The findings show that the model of defense exercise in football for a 13-year-old football school player has 13 variations of the exercise. It was created based upon the psychological and physiological characteristics of a young player.

Conclusions. The result of the study is a recommendation for teachers or coaches to improve the defense exercise in football as player needs.


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Author Biographies

Nurul Ihsan, Padang State University

Sport Education,
Jl. Prof. Dr. Hamka No.1, Air Tawar Bar., Kec. Padang Utara, Kota Padang, Sumatera Barat 25173, Indonesia

Ardo Okilanda, Padang State University

Sport Education,
 Jl. Prof. Dr. Hamka No.1, Air Tawar Bar., Kec. Padang Utara, Kota Padang, Sumatera Barat 25173, Indonesia

Donie Donie, Padang State University

Sport Education,
 Jl. Prof. Dr. Hamka No.1, Air Tawar Bar., Kec. Padang Utara, Kota Padang, Sumatera Barat 25173, Indonesia

Dede Dwiansyah Putra, PGRI Palembang University

Sport Education,
Jl. Lorong Gotong, 11 Ulu, Kec. Seberang Ulu II, Kota Palembang, Sumatera Selatan 30116, Indonesia

Sugar Wanto, PGRI Palembang University

Sport Education,
Jl. Lorong Gotong, 11 Ulu, Kec. Seberang Ulu II, Kota Palembang, Sumatera Selatan 30116, Indonesia

Arisman Arisman, Mitra Karya University Bekasi

Sport Education,
Jl. Mayor Madmuin Hasibuan No.5, RT.006/RW.008, Margahayu, Kec. Bekasi Tim., Kota Bks, Jawa Barat 17113, Indonesia


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Ihsan, N., Okilanda, A., Donie, D., Putra, D., Wanto, S., & Arisman, A. (2022). Practical Group Defense Exercise Design in Football Game for 13-Year-Old Students. Teorìâ Ta Metodika Fìzičnogo Vihovannâ, 22(2), 194-201.
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