Karate, like any other area of human activity, is characterized by processes of direct
human involvement. Karate rests on three pillars that determine its sociological aspect:
people- as doers of the activity, elements of the activity, conditions and rules of karate as a
Motivation is a very complex process that, more often than not, is of changeable nature,
and therefore needs to be observed in the light of all those value criteria that are dominant
in our society. Karate, as an integral part of the social system, undoubtedly complies
with all existing value criteria.
Taking into consideration the…… complexity, and the speed of social changes in our
country, we think it is of vital importance to commence, within this particular sport, determining
those factors that are important for qualitative following of all the processes resulting
from the period of transition. Studying motivation as one of the most significant factors
of human activity implies and includes a number of aspects that have an impact on this activity
to a greater or lesser degree. Since a sports activity mainly involves a very delicate
resource-a young sports person, motivation for performing an activity within the filed of
sport can be crucial for its final outcome.