Analysis of aerobic gymnastic coaching in central Java, Indonesia


Authors: Donny Anhar Fahmi, Tandiyo Rahayu, Soegiyanto, and Bambang Priyono
Page Range: 91-95
Published in: International Journal on Disability and Human Development, Volume 23 Issue 1
ISSN: 2191-1231

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This study aim to analyze the factors that caused the under-development of aerobic gymnastic training. The design is descriptive qualitative. The instruments used in this study were: observation sheet, interview guidelines with coaches and documentation. The results of the study were presented in an analytical narrative and verbal descriptions with informal descriptive techniques. The results obtained in this study included some of the causes of the decline in number of aerobic gymnastics athletes in Central Java as follows; 1) The lack of introduction and socialization in the regions was the cause of the lack of participants in each championship, 2) The lack of coach’s resources in the area due to the lack of trainer training activities, 3) Unclear competition schedules in each year become obstacles in fostering in the region, 4) The low quality of coach’s trainers’ resources which causes “code of points” cannot be comprehensively understood, 5) The coaches felt difficulty in composing the choreography, 6) Difficulty in developing coaching in the regions due to the limited support of the PERSANI and inadequate training facilities and infrastructure, 7) The breakdown of athlete’s regeneration because some of them were retired, 8) uncontinuous coaching session for the athlete just practiced when they will join in a championship. The conclusion of this study is that with the decline in the number of athletes participating in the championship, it is necessary to supply gymnastic aerobics in the community and coaching that starts from an early age to regenerate retired athletes.

Keywords: Aerobic gymnastic, coaching, Indonesia

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