If you are an athlete, have you ever thought of training your vision? Just like speed and strength, vision is such a huge part of sports performance. Most athletes have coaches that advise them in nutrition, speed, agility, and other aspects to improve their game....why not also with their vision?
Did you know that at the Olympic level the athletes that brought home the most medals were the ones that tested with the best visual systems? Recently, Steph Curry made the news after he began playing with contact lenses. He had a small prescription for astigmatism and it was corrected in the contact lenses. This amazing player went from 43.6% success from the three point line up to 47.3% in his last 13 games since wearing the contact lenses.
Several visual skills including eye tracking, teaming, focusing, and visual processing speed can affect an athlete's ability to perform consistently. Some other important skills are:
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