Coaching Attitudes on Athletic Motivation of Volleyball Elective Students


  • Jinchong Qi



Athletic Motivation, Coaching Attitudes, Volleyball, Physical Education


The caliber of physical education instructors plays a crucial role in fostering the holistic development of college students, integrating moral, intellectual, and aesthetic dimensions into their physical and mental evolution. This study sought to examine the correlation between coaching attitudes and levels of athletic motivation among college athletes. Employing a correlational research design, the study surveyed 218 volleyball electiv students, analyzing their perceptions of coaching attitudes in various motivational domains. The results revealed agreeable to good perceptions of coaching attitudes across the domains of Adaptive Pedagogy, Player Development, Self-Improvement, and Collaborative Team Spirit, with mean scores ranging from 3.30 to 3.36. Specifically, Collaborative Team Spirit received the highest rank, indicating its pivotal role in motivating athletes. The domain of Competence Support was identified as the most influential on athletic motivation with a mean score of 3.37. Additionally, Communication Dynamics, Competitive Needs, and Pacing Influence also contributedpositively to athletic motivation, with mean scores indicating general agreement on their beneficial impact. A key finding from the study was the very strong positive correlation (Pearson r = 0.93) between coaching attitudes and athletic motivation, with a p-value of less than 0.001, which led to the rejection of the null hypothesis and confirmed the significant association between the variables. In response to these findings, the "MVP: Motivation and Victory Program" is recommended. This comprehensive initiative is designed to enhance athletic motivation by improving coaching competencies that align with the most impactful motivational factors identified in the study. The program seeks to equip coaches with the skills necessary to support athletes' psychological needs and to foster an environment where athletes can thrive both competitively and personally.


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Qi, J. (2024). Coaching Attitudes on Athletic Motivation of Volleyball Elective Students. International Journal of Social Sciences and Public Administration, 3(2), 356-366.

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