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2022 Super 60 Recap: Vizual Edge Testing

2022 marked the 20th anniversary of Prep Baseball Report's Super 60 Pro Showcase in which the top draft-eligible players put their skills on display in Chicago. Just as the previous two Super 60 events, Vizual Edge was in attendance as...
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McKnight's Insights: Traits of Elite Athletes

Growth mindset is a popular term right now. Originally an academic topic from Stanford professor and psychologist Carol Dweck to describe individuals who believe his/her talents can develop through focus, planning and hard work, it’s now been adopted by schools,...
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Vizual Edge Announces Partnership With The Alliance Fastpitch

Vision Training To Elevate The Performance of Softball’s Next Generation Chicago, IL: Vizual Edge, the leader in sports vision training, announced a new partnership with the Alliance Fastpitch, the fastest growing youth league in fastpitch softball. Vizual Edge will become...
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McKnight's Insights: How MLB Hitters Are Using Vizual Edge

We’re often approached by younger athletes wondering how to best utilize Vizual Edge’s online vision training program. Our answer: there’s no better place to go than directly to the athletes at the highest level, who use our system both as...
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SportTechie Panelist Recap: Seeing the Future of Sports Requires Great Vision

Last week I had the opportunity of being on a SportsTechie panel (hosted by Joe Lemire) along with a host of vision experts, to discuss the impact vison has on sports and the increasingly important role it will play in...
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2021 Super 60 Recap: Vizual Edge Testing

The 19th edition of Prep Baseball Report's Super 60 Pro Showcase on February 7th, 2021 was Vizual Edge's second year in attendance as the Official Vision Evaluation and Training Technology of PBR. Vision plays a critical role in baseball, and with...
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My History with Vizual Edge: An MLB Perspective

Despite his background in history and theology, my dad was always an early adopter of technology and data. Growing up, we were early to bring a computer (and a Mac at that!) into our home, and as coach of our...
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The Effects of Contrast Sensitivity on Hitting

Like Teddy KGB, elite hitters are always on the lookout for clues to what the opponent is thinking and going to throw next. As I've written about before, pitchers get top hitters out mostly by disrupting the batter’s timing at...
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2020 Vizual Edge MLB Analysis - Part 2

In part 1 of our 2020 MLB analysis, we looked at the correlations of important statistics and how MLB players performed on their Vizual Edge assessment. In every component of our evaluation, it’s clear that players with better Vizual Edge...
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Progression in Sports Tech: Baseball Player Development

While my past 15 seasons in professional baseball were all spent in scouting, one of my favorite times each season was after the draft when I could go visit our minor league affiliates (or visit our instructional league teams in...
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