The Effect of Comparative Competition Style on Teaching some Basic Skills of Football for Fourth Secondary School students

Abstract

The current study aims at:-Revealing the impact of using comparative competition style in teaching some of the basic skills in football for fourth class secondary school pupils. -Comparing post tests of both (comparative competition and Commanding) styles in teaching some basic skills of football for fourth secondary school students.The researcher has hypothesized the following: -There are statistically significant differences in the grades of the pupils between pre and post tests for the study groups in teaching some basic skills of football and in favor of the post test. -There are statistically significant differences in averages of students in post test for the study groups in some basic skills of football and in favor of the experimental group . Experimental approach is used for its suitability to the study approach. The study sample consisted of (40) fourth secondary stage students at Al Kindi School for Boys in the city of Mosul for the year academic (2009– 2010). Each of the methods developed by the researchers was applied to teaching some of the basic skills of football as follows: -first experimental group: comparative competition method. -Control group: Commanding style. Equivalence has been achieved for the three groups regarding age, weight and height and some of the physical fitness affecting the development of basic skills in football. The main experiment started on Sunday 21 st February 2010 and finished on Wednesday 14th March 2010. The study sums up with the following: 1.The comparative competition and Commanding style, are efficient in teaching the basic skills (rolling, short, medium and long pass, close and distant shooting, hitting the ball with head) in football with various rates. 2.Comparative method is better than the Commanding methods in teaching some of the basic skills in football (rolling, short, medium and long pass, close and distant shooting, hitting the ball with head)The researcher has recommended the following: 1.Using comparative style in teaching some of the basic skills in football (rolling, short, medium and long pass, close and distant shooting, hitting the ball with the head) for the fourth secondary stage students. 2.Paying more attention by physical sport teachers to use comparative method in teaching and maintaining some of the basic skills of football. The following are suggested by the researcher: 1.conducting other studies using comparative competition method for other teaching stages for boys in football. 2.Making other studies using comparative competition method for other teaching stages for boys and girls in various games.