Can ‘Athletic Intelligence’ Be Measured?

Teams in the NFL and other leagues believe performance on a tablet can predict success in the real game.  By Devin Gordon Sept. 2, 2020 34 Two N.F.L. draft prospects sat on a couch on the shaded patio outside a hotel room in St. Petersburg, Fla. They were waiting to take another test. They had only been … Read more

Three Must-Have Cognitive Skills for Fast-Paced Sports

Eric Rynston-Lobel, a young journalism student at Northwestern University recently published an interesting article, “Hitting a baseball is the hardest skill to pull off in sports. Here’s why,” in the magazine Popular Science. We asked our own, Leonard Zaichkowsky, PH.D., and gameSense Co-Founder and Director of Sport Science to add his insights on this topic. … Read more

Coach’s Corner: Coach Skul

I’m Coach Skul (pronounced School) and I’ve had a passion for baseball from the moment I came out of the womb.  Growing up, I played on 2 different teams in little league and summer baseball to get more experience.  I was a 3-year letterman at Arvada West High School, then played at Otero Junior College, … Read more

Coach’s Corner: What do the experts say about playing and coaching?

Coach’s Corner #TipTuesday We stand behind the real-world, on-the-field application of our products just as much as we stand behind the science and technology used to develop them; so it is very important to us that real, experienced coaches and athletes play a part in the everyday operation of gameSense Sports.  We have former college … Read more

Why College and Travel Teams now Test Hitters’ Pitch Recognition

The gS SRTTM By Dr. Peter Fadde, Chief Science Officer, gameSense Sports A hitter’s statistics betray the symptoms of poor pitch recognition: strikeouts, low on-base percentage, and even groundouts (afterall, weakly putting the ball into play is a win for the pitcher, not the hitter!). There are also some hitters that appear asymptomatic. Their stats can be described … Read more

Upside Chat: Len Zaichkowsky, World-Class’ Sports Biofeedback Expert

Listen to the Audio Interview This week we had the honor of chatting with Len Zaichkowsky, PhD, retired Professor from the Boston University, World-class’ sports biofeedback expert, and performance consultant who has worked with many elite pro teams (Vancouver Canucks (NHL), Real Madrid, National Spanish soccer team…) over the years. Listen to the audio interview … Read more

Ahead of the Curve with Jonathan Gelnar

In this episode of Ahead of the Curve, I welcome Dr. Peter Fadde, pitch recognition expert, Chief Officer and Co-Founder of gameSense, and Associate Professor of Learning Systems Design & Technology at Southern Illinois University. Dr. Peter Fadde breaks down the science of pitch recognition and the valuable methods of training hitters to achieve this … Read more