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What Parents Need to Know about Sports Vision Training


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The Vizual Edge Performance Trainer is an excellent and safe investment in any athlete’s future. Visual training helps athletes play smarter and better—not by placing new physical demands on a young athlete, but by helping them see and respond to visual information, movements and coordination—all without drugs or hormones. Vizual Edge is also an activity that parents can do along with their sons or daughters. It’s fun and can improve the visual performance of everyone in the family. It’s even been shown to boost academic performance in the classroom.

You can purchase sessions in convenient and cost effective packages—and anyone can use the sessions, the Edge Score® database reports and the analysis included with every purchase. You can start with a few sessions then expand as you see improvements. Vizual edge--- SAFE weight training for the eyes™.

Sports Vision Performance Testimonials

Willis Wilson, Head Mens Basketball Coach<br />Texas A&M Univ. Corpus Christi

Willis Wilson
Head Mens Basketball Coach
Texas A&M Univ. Corpus Christi

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Vizual Edge has been a valuable tool for Islanders Basketball. Every member of our team has said how much it’s helped them in every area of their visual game. From picking up targets to depth perception to peripheral vision – our guys got better in all those areas. They also commented about how much it helped them off the court with their academics as well. I’m confident that using Vizual Edge made us a better basketball team last year, and we are excited to continue use it for the coming year.

Willis Wilson
Head Mens Basketball Coach
Texas A&M Univ. Corpus Christi


Dorri Goldschmidt, OD, Southern Focus Vision Center Sports Vision South

Dorri Goldschmidt, OD
Southern Focus Vision Center Sports Vision South

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I am Dr Dorri Goldschmidt. I am an optometrist in Birmingham AL and I am the CEO of Sports Vision South.
Sports Vision South is a high performance vision training center. We use Vizual Edge to evaluate and train the visual skills of our clients.
All athletes are aware of the importance of strength and conditioning to keeping in peak shape. One important area that coaches and trainers may not be working on is the visual skills of a player.
Your eyes provide most of the information you use on a playing field. Training your eyes ability to track precisely, to have focusing flexibility and have visual accuracy is key to performing at your best.
When we use Vizual Edge’s program we are providing strength and conditioning for the visual system. We train the eyes to be stronger and better.

Dorri Goldschmidt, OD
Southern Focus Vision Center Sports Vision South


Lydia Clanton, Softball Athlete

Lydia Clanton
Softball Athlete

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I just wanted to write you with an update. When Lydia first tested with Vizual Edge in Dec. 2013, she scored quite low, 10th percentile. Tonight (Oct. 2014) she tested for the first time in 6 months, and tonight’s score put her in the 99th percentile! She hit her first over-the-fence homerun this past summer….after years of struggling with her hitting. She is now very consistent with quality at-bats. Her fielding (infield) has always been above average, but this summer she really took it to the next level and her quickness and charging the ball has definitely improved. She does seem to have had an improvement in the classroom too! We are so excited, and I firmly believe Vizual Edge has helped take her abilities to the next level. She is now being recruited by some of the top Divison 1 softball teams/schools! Thanks so much for helping us get started last December! And for the skeptical parents (like myself), it is legitimate and it works! Don’t delay. This can help your daughter play to the top of her abilities! ~ Pam Clanton, Mother

Lydia Clanton
Softball Athlete


Sports Vision Articles

Vizual Edge - Winning Is In Sight

Vizual Edge - Winning Is In Sight

by: YouthSportsSpot.com
YouthSportsSpot.com (10/17/2016)

YouthSportsSpot.com recommends the Vizual Edge program to help kids train in sports.

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Vizual Edge used to improve aim and depth perception in athletes.

Table Tennis Academy Founder Sees Great Improvement with Vision Training

by: Vizual Edge
PRNewswire (5/5/2016)

People from ages 5 to 105 can play table tennis, which is one of the many reasons the game has become one of the most popular sports in the world. The game propelled into the spotlight when it became an official Olympic class event in 1988.

Even celebrities are into the sport. "Table tennis has been growing rapidly since the introduction of Susan Sarandon's spin table tennis in bars, restaurants and clubs," says Alan Gulick, professional player and owner of North Bay Table Tennis Academy. "Academy's really took off after researchers announced that they found table tennis can slow effects of Dementia and Alzheimer's the baby boomers really got into the sport," said Gulick.

After a consultation, and watching Gulick play, Robinson videotaped Gulick playing. "We videotaped him before we began training and then took another recording several weeks later and you could noticeably see the difference," said Robinson who firmly believes in visual training after conducting her own research. "I tried the program, and as a former professional soccer player, I wished they had this when I was playing. Vision is so important and can greatly impact playing a wide range of sports," said Robinson. Vizual Edge is a web based vision training program that many athletes say is compared to weight lifting for your eyes.

Within weeks of using the web based program Gulick says his game noticeably improved. "I am now able to play at the table, hit the ball and have time to think and react," said Gulick. Robinson took another recording after Gulick started using Vizual Edge and the results were incredible. "You could see how much his aim had improved and that his depth perception improved," said Robinson who trains athletes in multiple sports and highly recommends strengthening your vision.

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Former Cubs Player Adam Greenberg introduces Kid to Vizual Edge

How a Phone Call from Adam Greenberg Helped Change a Kid's Life

by: David Borges
New Haven Register (3/1/2016)

Adam Greenberg, former Chicago Cubs player, changes a kid's life with the help of Vizual Edge.

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Better performance on vision tests like counting flashing dots was associated with better catching.

Vision skills can lead to sports success, research claims

by: Martha Finnegan Bradford
The Irish Times (9/9/2015)

Researchers tested elite athletes such as rugby players, as well as sporty members of the general public and people who don’t play any sport.

Better performance on vision tests like counting flashing dots was associated with better catching, even under challenging visual conditions.

Some elite sportspeople performed poorly, so this is not the be all and the end all of sports performance, but it might be the extra one per cent that could win the game.

What’s not clear is whether this is an innate talent or something that developed over thousands of hours of practice.

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Softball players participating in VEPT believed their visual skills improved, enhanced performance

PERCEPTIONS AND ATTITUDES OF COLLEGE SOFTBALL PLAYERS PARTICIPATING IN VEPT

by: Frank J. Spaniol, Professor, Sport Science
Unpublished survey (10/10/2011)

As a group, 79% believed that VEPT increased their ability to “focus”, 74% felt the visual practice improved their concentration, and 73% agreed the training augmented their ability to “see” the ball. In addition, 33% reported more consistency, 67% believed batting results increased, 66% felt their fielding improved, and 67% reported superior balance. Overall, the results of this survey indicate that a significant number of college softball players participating in VEPT believed their visual skills improved, which they felt translated into enhanced performance.

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Reasearch Study Shows Academic Improvement as a Result of Vision Performance Training

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN VISUAL SKILLS AND READING ACHIEVEMENT OF COLLEGE ATHLETES

by: Frank Spaniol, Liette Ocker, Randy Bonnette, Martin Ward, and Jeff Paluseo
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX. Human Performance Lab (8/1/2007)

Vision performance training for athletics had its geneses from students with reading disorders. Scientific study confirms findings of student athletes and their coaches that academics also improves with visual skills training.

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College Softball student-athletes find benefits from vision training

ATTITUDES AND PERCEPTIONS OF NCAA DIVISION I SOFTBALL PLAYERS PARTICIPATING

by: Spaniol, F.J., Seiller, B.L.,K. Puchalski
Unpublished survey (4/1/2005)

Athetes have found numerous benefits to vision performance training both on and off the field.

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Eyesight is one of the most complex actions of the human body. It is one of our most important surv

Out of Sight

by: Tyler Hass
Girevik Magazine (10/22/2002)

Eyesight is one of the most complex actions of the human body.  It is one of our most important survival characteristics and crucial for performance in any sport. While the eye is an incredible organ in its own right, the real act of seeing occurs in the brain. This is where visual data becomes the world that we know and interact with. The world's most powerful computers cannot do what our brains do instantaneosly, every moment of the day. The eye is merely the starting point for our amazing visual system.

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