THE EFFECT OF SKIPPING EXERCISE ON IMPROVING THE PHYSICAL CONDITION COMPONENT IN BADMINTON SPORT
This research started from illustration and analysis of the writer about the importance of physical condition in Badminton. A Badminton athlete need a good physical condition component, there are flexibility, endurance, agility, and leg power. Refer to the movement, an athletes should has an agility and endurance to reach the shuttlecock and get to the middle position after shot to get ready, the wrist flexibility also will affect the shot and a strong leg power result in high jump and affect their Badminton. For improving endurance, agility, empower the foot and leg, also train the wrist flexibility, writer give a treatment such as practice with skipping. The method used in this research is experimental in testing hypothesis with sample t test. The participants is 18 athletes. The instrument is used goniometer test (wrist flexibility), vertical jump test (leg power), badminton shadow test (agility), bleep test (endurance). While tabulation of data and data analysis used descriptive technique is percentage of minimum, maximum, average, standard deviation and pre test with post test. According to the average basic movement skill in pre test to the post test, showing a significant upgrade. The result of this research explain that skipping significantly affect the upgrade of wrist flexibility component, leg power, agility and endurance in badminton sport. This research expected will be useful for the coach or builder of badminton.