عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
Possessing the skills of Martial Arts by military personnel in probable future wars, which are expected to be of asymmetric and pitched battle type, definitely has positive consequences for the country. The knowledge of this fact led to the principal question: “How can the approved Martial Arts in the Islamic Republic of Iran's Army (taekwondo, karate and Judo) be developed in the army universities and training centers?” This paper investigates the current and desired conditions of three important variables: the executive structure of physical education, the equipment and facilities and the suitable management method. The objective of this paper is to state the manner for the development of Martial Arts and to specify the beneficial ways to narrow the gap between the current and the desired conditions. The statistical population in this research includes the personnel of the Army Joint Staff and the Army Forces who are in Martial Arts management positions. The statistical sample equal to the statistical population embodies 43 of the specialists among the directors, managers and coaches. The collected data was calculated and analyzed through descriptive and inferential statistics tests and then it was processed via SPSS 19. The findings of the study reveal that the physical education executive structure is not suitable for the development of Martial Arts but it can attain to the desired conditions by means of including martial exercises in the students and cadets educational curriculum. Equipment and facilities such as (experienced coaches, places and suitable and adequate equipment) were identified as another important factor in the future development of Martial Arts. Finally appropriate management method plays an undeniable part in the development of such sports.