Document Type : Research Paper


1 M.Sc., Physical Education Department, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Kordestan, Sanandaj, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Physical Education Department, Physical Education Faculty, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran

3 Associate Professor, Physical Education Department, Physical Education Faculty, Kurdistan University, Sanandaj, Iran


The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between coaching self-efficacy and Iran premier league wrestlers' sport commitment. The research method was descriptive-correlation. The wrestlers from 8 teams (n=120) including all wrestlers in Iran premier league (2012) completed demographic questionnaire, coaching self-efficacy scale (Feltz et al., 1999), and sport commitment questionnaire (Scanlan et al., 1999). The findings showed a significant correlation between enjoyment (one of sport commitment dimensions) and coaching self-efficacy (effectiveness of strategies of games or competition). This study provided coaches with an insight into those effective factors that enhanced sport commitment.



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