A Sportsperson has some physical limitations in displaying his performance. To overcome these handicaps capacity psychological approach may help the individual to perform beyond his capacity. Physical educationists. coaches and trainers have realised the importance of psychological preparation of athletes, before, during and after the competition. Hence, psychology is emerging as a new branch termed as sports Psychology to achieve better results in sports like:
(a) Analyze the behaviour of sportsman and his psychic state.
(b) Identify talent for specific sports.
(c) Create better learning situation.
(d) Stabilizing the performance for a longer period.
(e) Assessing and correcting psychological disorders.
(f) Encouraging the players to make a comeback in professional sports.