Document Type : Original Article


1 PhD in Sport Management, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran.

2 Associate Professor, Farabi Campus, University Tehran, Tehran, Iran

3 PhD in Sport Management, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran


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 experts. The sampling method in the qualitative part was initially purposeful and judgmental and then in order to collect data, 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. The results of content analysis showed that the grouping of codes is 58 components. According to the research results, emphasis on the dimensions of talent identification is necessary for the development of Taekwondo. One of the effective factors in this regard is paying attention to the talent search model that officials and those in charge of developing the sport of Taekwondo in the country can use to succeed in competitions. The proposed framework can be used as an analytical tool for the sport of Taekwondo, in order to solve the problems of this field of sport in a scientific and principled way.

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Designing a talent search model in Taekwondo


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