|Yanuar Dhuma Ardhiyanto||Yogyakarta State Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|THE ATTEMPT OF IMPROVING POWERFULL KICK IN SOCCER USING WEIGHT TRAINING|
|Soccer/Football, Powerful Kick, Weight Training|
Objectives: The objective of research was to find out the attempt of improving powerful kick in soccer using weight training in the sport students of Sebelas Maret University. Methods: This study employed an experimental method. The population of research consisted of 40 students. The sampling technique used was random sampling. Twenty people were taken as the sample in weight training group. The data collected was powerful soccer kick test. Technique of analyzing data used was variance test (t-test) at significance level of 5%, using prerequisite test including normality and homogenity test. Results: The result of research showed that the group had the mean pretest score of 46.975 m and posttest of 52.485 m, and had an increase of 11.7296%. Conclusion: The conclusion of the research was weight training method had good improvement of powerful kick soccer in the students of Sebelas Maret University.