Essence of Athletic Greatness

Eye-Mind-Body Speed

Ryan Harrison is the Director of Visual Performance at SlowTheGameDown/ NEURODYNAMIC Vision Every time you see athletes in any sport do incredible things and wonder, “How did they do that,” it involves an amazing successful coordination of sensorimotor skills. The same is true when athletes struggle and make mistakes—this time there is a breakdown in the sensorimotor skills.

Neurodynamic Vision Expert Series

Neurodynamic Vision Expert Series

Sometimes the right second practice is not an optometric practice at all. But it’s made possible because of optometry. This sounds a bit like a riddle, but it makes perfect sense to me. Two years ago, I opened Performance 20/20, a sports training facility focusing on vision performance as a critical factor in sports performance.

How MLB players slow the game down

Ryan Harrison talks sports vision

Reacting to a fastball coming in at 100 miles per hour is one of the most difficult feats in professional sports. A hitter has a mere four-tenths of a second to react to a pitch. When a baseball travels that quickly, the margin for error is razor-thin. A batter can have all the power in the world, but if their timing is off by a fraction of a second, that’s the difference between fouling off a pitch and parking a ball in the stands.

National Championship teams use Sports Vision

Senaptec neurodynamic vision training

The Tide and Tigers use Senaptec’s Sensory Station, which features a large touchscreen that tests various skills such as hand-eye coordination, object tracking, and dynamic vision through a user tracking and responding to moving lights.

5 Training Tips with Sports Tech

Mick Glegg on Elite Lab

Basic low-cost tools like boxing pads, cones, and touch lights can be really useful for customizing training routines to the needs of any athlete. That said, high-end technology is moving fast. Virtually every month new hi-tech gear gets released with the promise to take athletic performance to the next level

8 tips to add sports and performance vision to your practice

8 tips to add sports and performance vision to your practice

Integrating sports and performance vision training into a practice is a great way to develop a niche, attract new patients, and provide another service to existing patients. There are numerous ways to add training at different levels to a practice, including traditional vision therapy tools, computer-based learning, and advanced technology incorporating balance and motor skills.