Vizual Edge, a leading research and development company focusing on visual performance training for athletes, has announced a strategic partnership with the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association, the governing body for high school sports in the state of Nevada, to become the official vision training tool of the NIAA. With a joint commitment to positively impact the lives of student-athletes, Vizual Edge and the NIAA will offer all student-athletes the opportunity to improve their visual processing skills.
“We welcome Vizual Edge to the NIAA family and appreciate Vizual Edge’s commitment to positively impacting our student-athletes. Their leading-edge training tools will instantly aid the performance of kids across our state,” stated Brady Raggio, General Manager of NIAA Sports Properties.
Utilizing technology previously reserved for professional athletes, Vizual Edge created the Edge Trainer. The computer-based training module combines 3D technology with decades of advanced clinical research in sports vision to sharpen neural pathways between the eyes and brain. Delivering a series of training sessions designed to improve the speed, coordination, and efficiency of an individual’s eye movements, users of the Edge Trainer enjoy improved timing, balance, hand-eye coordination, reaction time, and decision making.
“Partnering with the NIAA gives us an incredible opportunity to work with athletes who are proactive in taking their performance to the next level,” said Ryan Warkins, CEO of Vizual Edge. “With 80% of sensory information coming from the visual system, vision training is crucial for success across all athletics. We’re excited to partner with the NIAA and provide student-athletes with a tool that could really boost their performance in the classroom and on the athletic fields.”
ABOUT THE NEVADA INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATION (NIAA): The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association (NIAA) is a private, non-profit organization (501c3) originally formed by the state’s secondary schools and their district superintendents. In essence, the NIAA is the governing body of high school athletics in the Silver State as recognized by the Nevada state legislature. It is important to note, however, that the NIAA does NOT receive state funding. The NIAA’s three revenue streams are corporate partnerships, event ticket sales, and member school’s dues.
ABOUT VIZUAL EDGE: Vizual Edge is a market leader in visual performance assessment and training using its web-based platform, the Edge Trainer. Over the past 15 years, the Vizual Edge team has designed and implemented visual performance programs for Olympic, Professional, and Collegiate teams, as well as individuals across all levels of athletics. The Edge Trainer was developed to train and enhance an individual’s core six visual skills, which has been proven to give athletes a competitive advantage through heightened overall vision. For more information on Vizual Edge or for the latest news and event announcements, please visit https://vizualedge.com or @VizualEdge on Twitter.