OBJECTIVES Primary purpose of current research was to examine effect of goal orientation tendency on self control. METHODS Among 2018 college athlets of Korea Judo Association, participants were recruited through convinence sampling. Except for insincere replies, 215 replies were analyzed for the study. Effect of achive-ment goal orientation of college athletes was examined throuhgh multiple regression. path analysis with Structured equation model was applied to analyze structural relationship between achievement goal ori-entation and self control of college athletes, which is the main purpose of this study RESULTS At first, current research found that ego-orientation tendency and task orientation tendency have a positive effect on interpersonal relationship. Secondly, ego orientation tendency and task orientation tendency have a positive effect on psychological management of college athletes. Third, for physical man-agement, task orientation tendency had a positive effect while it did not show significant effct on training management. Finally, as a result of analyzing structural relationship between achievement goal orientation tendency and self control, current study found that ego orientation tendency had positive effct only for interpersonal and psychological management. Task orientation tendency positively affect interpersonal, psychological, physical, and training management. CONCLUSIONS This research found significant evidence that task orientation tendency, among achieve-ment goal orientation, positively affect self control strategy of college Judo athletes. Task orientation ten-dency needs to be considered to enhance athletes` performance during coaching.
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