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An Analysis the Skill of Yoga Fitness Components | Original Article

Jagjeet Kour*, Nilesh Nanasheb Bansode, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


Yoga has been practised in ancient times in India. The Vedas, Upanishads, and other religious texts in ancient India provide evidence of its wide practice. Modern age has imposed new prohibitions on mankind viz. anxiety, stress, pollution, and neurotic disorders. In fact, the yoga practices can provide solutions to the current sociological, psychological and physical fitness problems. Yoga aims at awakening kundilini or chi energy or life force through various therapeutic rituals that flow through the body in pathways called meridians. Besides a high level of physical fitness, basketball players should also have developed the technical skills that have shown a significant correlation with the players ' physical fitness.