IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Tarun Routhan, Devender Singh Jaggi, Gaurav Negi
This study was determined to identify the effects of Mental Imagery Training &Tratak Kriya training on stopping the penalty stroke by goalkeeper in hockey.A total of 150 male hockey players from Delhi, whose average of stopping thepenalty stroke ranges from 3-5 out of 10 penalty strokes in 2 trials were selected. The subjects were further randomly divided into three groups namely MIT (Mental Imagery Training Group) N = 50, TK (Tratak Kriya Group) N = 50 and CG (Control Group) N = 50. All the 3 groups did regular hockey training;followed by 20 minutes of mental imagery training (by MIT Group only) and tratak kriya training (by TK group only) for 3 days in a week and for 8 weeks respectively while Control group received the hockey training session only.