Individual player development in children's handball:
Saori Nakayama, Hiroshi Aida
Taiikugaku kenkyu (Japan Journal of Physical Education Health and Sport Sciences)
小学生年代のハンドボールにおける「個の育成」を目指したルールの 下での選手育成活動について:日本とドイツのトップチームを比較して 1) 筑波大学大学院人間総合科学研究科 〒 305-8574 茨城県つくば市天王台 1-1-1 2) 筑波大学体育系 〒 305-8574 茨城県つくば市天王台 1-1-1 連絡先 中山紗織 1. Abstract: This study aimed to clarify the philosophy of children's handball coaches in Japan and Germany in terms of individual player development, content and methods of training, and game performance. In addition, we compared player development and enhancement between top children's handball teams from Japan ("Hokuden": coach, Mr.
... anaka) and Germany ("Leipzig": coach, Mr. Andrä) by interviewing the coaches and analyzing the teams' game performances. The main results were as follows: 1) While the philosophy of "individual player development" was to let young players acquire basic skills in handball for both Hokuden and Leipzig, differences were found between Mr. Tanaka's and Mr. Andrä's approaches, in that mastering skills was important for Mr. Tanaka, whereas gaining a variety of experiences was important for Mr. Andrä. 2) No significant differences were found in the effectiveness of positional attacks (total goals divided by the total number of attacks in a match), effectiveness of shots (total goals divided by the total number of shots in a match), and percentage of technical errors (total technical errors divided by the total number of attacks in a match), suggesting that there are no characteristic outcomes, even though they play under different rules. 3) In Hokuden, individual roles were divided according to each phase of organized attack and defense, and each player tried to fulfill a role as a part the team, whereas in Leipzig, players tried to solve issues in order to score a goal through the entire phase of organized attack and defense by themselves, suggesting that both coaches focused on "individual player development" but with different target images. : Individual player development in children's handball: A comparison of coaching philosophy and outcomes between top teams from Japan and Germany. Japan J. Phys. Educ. Hlth. Sport Sci. a)χ 2 =28.4,p < 0.05 b)χ 2 =2.4,n.s. c)χ 2 =13.7,p < 0.05 * :有意に多い † :有意に少ない