Sport is a psycho-social activity. It has both psychological and social dimensions, besides physical, physiological and technical aspects. In this modern era of competition, the psychological preparation of a team is as much important as teaching the different skills of a game on the scientific lines. The teams are prepared not only to play the games, but to win the games. And for winning the games, it is not only the proficiency in the skills which bring victory but more important is the psychological makeup of the players which enable to play and perform best in the competition., In the present study an effort has been made to characterize the psychological variable anxiety possessed by different levels of Kabaddi players. The purpose of the study is to compare and put forth the sports anxiety level as an important psychological characteristic dominating the performance of sports personnel specifically the Kabaddi players. Standardized scale dealing with the chosen variable was administered upon a total 150 Ss. The population was divided in three strata and to keep the cell frequency equal in each stratum, 50 Ss were kept in each stratum. Stratified random sampling technique without replacement was applied to draw the sample and the final sample size was ensured to remain to 50 Ss even after the dropouts in each stratum. The data collected on standardized scales revealed that there was significant difference among the different levels of kabaddi players in relation to Sports Competitive Anxiety.
Key words: Game Skills, Sports Performance, Sports Psychological Dimension, Sports Social Dimension, Sports Competitive Anxiety