Training

Can ‘Athletic Intelligence’ Be Measured?

Teams in the N.F.L. and other leagues believe performance on a tablet can predict success in a 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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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Keeping Your Eyes On The Ball Takes Practice

There’s no argument that a baseball batter’s ability to track an incoming pitch is critical to hitting performance but it’s the details of how his eyes perform that task that researchers are still figuring out. While previous studies have confirmed that expert hitters are better than novices at tracking a moving object, we still need to breakdown the process if we want to build better training tools for athletes.

A study released this month in PLOS ONE took a big step to understanding this visual perception of athletes.

gameSense Hit Station

https://youtu.be/QSWuxH_61Aw How to setup and use gameSense Hit Station Output gameSense app from computer or iPad/iPhone to a TV or a video projector. Use the same gS pitcher, but choose -Choose HitStation mode on Drill List. -You get 10 pitches, straight through with Occluded pitch followed by Replay. -No computer input. -Choose a pitcher, then …

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