Anticipative response analysis for elite boxing spor


PhD A.O. Akopyan1
PhD S.I. Telyuk1
M.I. Egorov1
L.A. Kulagina1
1Russian Scientific Research Institute for Physical Culture and Sports, Moscow

Subject to the study were the quantitative characteristics of the gender-specific anticipative responses at the pre-season training stage in modern elite boxing. The study data and analyses made it possible to profile the gender-specific anticipative responses in boxing (men's and women's) and judo (men's) sports versus training stages and fatigue indices. It was found that the technical/ tactical performance driven by the anticipative responses accounts for 38.7% in modern elite boxing. The quantitative aspects of the anticipative responses were found dependent on the training stage and fatigue. At the sparring-prioritizing training stage in elite boxing, 40.6% of the scoring technical actions were found driven by anticipative responses, with the rate growing up to 47.8% at the pre-season stage. The technical/ tactical performance driven by the anticipative responses was found fatigue dependent, with the scoring actions in the elite men's and women's boxing rated to vary round-to-round at 4.6 – 7.8 – 3.8 and 4 – 3 – 1, respectively.

Keywords: boxing, anticipative response, prediction, training stage, sparring, efficiency, tactics, topicality, elite boxers.


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