TEAM PULLING TECHNIQUE OF ELITE FEMALE INDOOR-TOW ATHLETES FROM A DRONE'S POINT OF VIEW

Masahiro Nakagawa, Kohtaroh Hagio, Katsue Tanaka, Hiroh Yamamoto

Abstract


The purpose of this study was to clarify the team pulling technique on Drive phase for Japanese female elite tug of war team from drone's point of view. In order to examine the pulling movement, digital video camera was set at the ceiling of gymnasium, the game performed by 2 elite teams (finalists) in 2006 All Japan Tug of War Championship tournament were videotaped from right above and analyzed displacement of X, Y-aAs for all puller and foot position by using two dimensional motion analysis system. All puller moved from side-to-side at regular intervals, rightward movement and backward movement got into synchronization. While at leftward movement back a right foot step, while rightward movement, left foot set back to right foot position. These movement make it likely 7 pullers and anchor synchronized the pulling timing and direction as far as possible, which culminated in lower the loss of the force.

Keywords


tug of war; pulling technique; Indoor & Outdoor Grip; drive phase; drone's point of view

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ISSN 1999-4168