Volume 1 - Issue 2 (February 2021)

Coaches’ preferences toward Badminton in the division of Nueva Ecija: A basis for training program

- Gene Edrick E. Castro *


This study attempted to identify and analyse the coaches’ preferences toward badminton as to theory, technical, and practical as a basis for a training program. It is a descriptive research conducted in the different public secondary schools in the Division of Nueva Ecija of Nueva Ecija, Philippines among the 117 badminton coaches. The data were gathered through questionnaire. Frequency counts, percentage, analysis of variance (ANOVA), and weighted mean were used as the statistical treatments. The study found out that majority of the respondents are female, 31–40 years old, married, have units in their master’s degree, Teacher I, had 4-6 years of experiences as badminton coach, have won 4-6 times championship in various levels of competition, and have attended related seminars or trainings in badminton coaching as the main qualification they possess for badminton coaches. Further, the data revealed that the area of theory, badminton technicality, and practical obtained an overall Weighted Mean of 3.66, 3.62, and 3.62, respectively with a verbal description of “Always.” The findings also revealed that educational attainment is significantly related to the preferences of badminton coaches in terms of practical. However, no significant relationship was found to the rest of the profile of the coaches.

Keywords: Badminton coach, preference, technical, training program.