Document Type : Original Research Article


PhD in Sport Management, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran



The purpose of this paper was to design a model of key success factors in Taekwondo sport with emphasis on the dimensions of continuous support. The research method was a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods that according to the qualitative method of data collection in the first stage; And its validation in the next stage was of the exploratory mixed type. The statistical population of the study was all executive and academic level experts. The sampling method in the qualitative part was initially purposeful and judgmental and then in order to collect information, the snowball sampling method was used. In this study, theoretical saturation was achieved by interviewing 21 of the samples. The data collection tool was in the first stage of the interview and after coding and identifying the themes and indicators, a questionnaire was developed and used to design and validate the model. Data analysis was performed qualitatively using thematic analysis and quantitatively using Demetel technique. The results of content analysis showed that the key factors of success in Taekwondo sport with emphasis on the dimensions of continuous support include four sections: implementation of support programs, grounding in education, supply of hardware, optimization Is nutrition. The results of Demetel analysis showed the appropriate fit of the research model. Also, the quantitative results of the research showed that the identified factors from the perspective of experts for the development of Taekwondo are in a favorable condition. According to the research results, emphasis on continuous support for the development.

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Designing a Model of Key Success Factors in the Sport of Taekwondo with Emphasis on the Dimensions of Continuous Support


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