5th World Conference on Psychology, Counseling and Guidance (WCPCG), Dubrovnik, Croatia, 1 - 03 May 2014, vol.159, pp.197-200
This research aims to examine the level of goal orientation and sports self-confidence of the soccer players. 87 male soccer players participated to this research. SSCI and GEO scale used collect to data. According to the result Significant differences between the level of state sports self-confidence of the amateur and professional soccer players (F=.005; p<0.05), There is no significant differences in trait sports self-confidence (F=.429; p>0.05). On the other hand level of goal orientation has no significant differences (F=.459; p>0.05), there is a significant differences in task orientation (F=.005; p<0.05). According to the result of analysing the level of sportive self-confidence and goal orientation of the amateur and professional soccer players shows significant differences depending on the league levels. (C) 2014 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.