Journal of Martial Arts Anthropology

Abstract - Martens’s test as a control tool in the training of judo athletes

Rational training in judo demands knowledge of the major indices conditioning preparation on the basic stage. The search for the optimal preparation of competitors for effective sport rivalry in judo has concentrated the attention on psychological preparation. The autors on the basis of literature and the data from their own research have presented the possibilities of preparation to tournaments.
The aim of the research was to estimate the level of anxiety the master level judo sportsmen. The analysis of the results indicated that the best competitors in judo are characterized by average intensity of anxiety.