This study determine the distinguished personal motivations and spiritual skills for the volleyball national team members. It also aimed at investigating the relation type between the team psychological skills and personal motivations. The study sample consisted of 37 players chosen specifically from the study population, comprising all the male and female national team players. To collect this information, the researchers used three parts tool: the first part measures the personal information. The second part measures the psychological skills which consisted of six different ability measures such as the ability to develop, to relax, to focus, not to panic, self confidence, and finally the accomplishments capability. The third part measures the personal motivations by defining the following 11 fragments: aggressiveness, leadership, motivation, responsibility, self confidence, self control, rigidity, conscience, the ability to trust others, and the ability to train. In this study, the researchers used the well-known statistical methods, Pearson correlation coefficient, mean, standard deviation, percentage, Karnbach Alpha, and the T-test. The study resulted in determining the following ordered personal motivations for the volleyball team members: aggressiveness, self control, rigidness, motivation, self confidence, leadership, responsibility, trust in others, and finally the conscience. The study also showed that a positive relation existing between sport personal motivations and the team members spiritual skills for the Jordanian female and male volleyball players.
Mahmoud Hatamlah , Basheer Alwan , Eyad Maghaerag
Spiritual Skills, Sporting Motivations, Volleyball