What's the difference between good athletes and the true great sports stars like Matt Ryan, Cristiano Ronaldo and Steph Curry? They all have great sports vision and sports science has taken notice. Sports vision, or 'neurovision' training has been taking off big-time in recent years, with many professional coaches seeing it as the next frontier in performance enhancement. But what is sports vision training, why is it becoming so popular, and what is the science behind it how it boosts situational awareness and decision-making? Here are 3 key blogs to answer these questions and help you get clued-up in a matter of minutes.
What is NeuroVision Training?
A blend of optometry, sports vision training, and brain training, the neurovision approach is a sophisticated new way to enhance athletic performance. This blog covers the basics and how it applies to pro athletes.
In the same way that an athlete improves sports performance by training the body for strength and endurance, visual skills can be improved and enhanced through a wide range of conditioning techniques. This blog covers how the key principles are being applied by specialists and why the benefits are evolving a new caliber elite athletes.
Situational awareness is critical for making game-winning decisions under pressure. In fast paced-sports, if you can make efficient and accurate decisions based on your visual processing, then you literally can't compete. This two part special first covers the conceptual principles and neuroscience behind this approach, and then goes deeper into why peripheral vision is such a critical performance factor.
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