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February 11, 2021  

Ryan Harrison on how to improve sports vision

February 11, 2021
Ryan has a degree in Exercise Physiology from University of California at Davis and he has worked on improving athlete’s visual performance on the field since 1999.  Through the years he has worked hundreds of baseball stars. He has also worked with the 2010, 2012 and 2014 World Champion San Francisco Giants, the Toronto Blue Jays, the Philadelphia Phillies 2009-2012 as well as 9 other Professional Baseball Organizations. Collegiately he has worked with the 2016 NCAA Champion Coastal Carolina, the 2012 NCAA Champion Arizona Wildcats,  the 2013 NCAA Champions UCLA Bruins, as well as Oregon State, Wichita State, Kentucky, and Long Beach State.  Ryan has worked with many Collegiate Softball programs
On the show we go over several drills you can take and implement in practice tomorrow. We talk balance, depth perception, and one of my favorite discussions was over when, where and how to look
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Time Stamps
  • 3:00- Where do we start?
  • 6:30- Cognition tests
  • 15:50 When, where and how to look
  • 23:50- Setup to see
  • 29:10- Depth Perception
  • 33:00- Balance and its effect on vision
  • 36:60-  "mechanics are a result of proper vision"
  • 40:30- In game discussions
  • 47:30- Reaction time vs predictive vision
  • 55:50- Perception/Action Coupling
  • 58:30- The Barry Bonds drill
  • 1:01:30- Drills
  • 1:13:00- Last Things