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A Comparative Study of Emotional Intelligence and Enthusiasm among State level and National Level Kabaddi Players | Original Article

Vinod Naik*, Nilesh Bansode, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


The game of Kabaddi is popular and played across the length and breadth of India. This popularity can be ascribed to the simplicity of the game and with the introduction of the game in the Asian and other international competitions, the popularity of this game has grown. Further, this game does not require any sophisticated equipment. In India Kabaddi is played in school, college, state, national and international level. Since, Kabaddi is an Indian game, India has been at the forefront of promoting the game at the international stage. India played a pivotal role in laying down standard rules and procedures for Kabaddi in the 1950s. The Indian Amateur Kabaddi Federation president Janardhan Singh Gehlot was instrumental in establishing the International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) in 2004 and he was elected the first president of IKF.