The Effect of 50m Sprint Training on Increasing Speed and Power of Dollyo Chagi Kicks in Taekwondo Athletes

  • Tamara Tsania Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Dwikora Novembri Utomo Department of Orthopedic and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga/ Dr. Soetomo General Hospital, Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Abdurrachman Abdurrachman Department of Anatomy and Histology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga/ Dr. Soetomo General Hospital, Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Damayanti Tinduh Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga/ Dr. Soetomo General Hospital, Surabaya, Indonesia
Keywords: 50m sprint, Speed, Power, Dollyo chagi kicks, Taekwondo athletes

Abstract

Introduction: Several training techniques are used to improve the performance of taekwondo athletes, one of which is sprint running. Sprinting is one of the branches of athletic sports which requires strength, muscle power, agility and speed. Dollyo chagi kicks is most often used both in attack and defense in taekwondo competition. To be a profesional athlete, they must have sport components such as muscle strengh, muscle power, speed, flexibility, agility, and endurance. The winner of the taekwondo competition is determined by the number of points earned. The author choose the speed an power of dollyo chagi because it is reliable to get points taekwondo matches.
Methods: This is a quasi-experimental study with one-group pre-test and post-test design. Using purposive sampling techniques, seventeen junior taekwondo athletes (9 males and 8 female) were recruited. The athletes were trained with 50-meter sprint run for 4 weeks with intensity of 3 sets and 4 times a week.
Result: Speed of dollyo chagi kicks increase significantly 17.74% (p <0.05) and power of dollyo chagi kicks increase significantly 23.06% (p <0.05).
Conclusion: 50m sprint training can increase the speed and power of dollyo chagi kicks in taekwondo athletes.

 

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Published
2022-06-19
How to Cite
Tsania, T., Utomo, D. N., Abdurrachman, A., & Tinduh, D. (2022). The Effect of 50m Sprint Training on Increasing Speed and Power of Dollyo Chagi Kicks in Taekwondo Athletes. Journal Of The Indonesian Medical Association, 72(1), 23 - 30. https://doi.org/10.47830/jinma-vol.72.1-2022-560