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Vision Training for Soccer and Life
The eye muscles are among the human body's least mature and developed muscles because of the way our infants and young children develop:
Published reports suggest that the eyesight and visual processing system of most people is only 35% developed and that most are capable of accurately collecting and processing significantly more information about their environment.
Learning Disabled or A Visual Processing Deficiency
It is far cheaper for school systems to label a student as learning disabled when the student really has a visual processing deficiency that impairs their ability to:
Many school systems do not offer, require or recommend vision exams and visual processing evaluations because they are concerned they will become financially responsible for therapy if any student needs vision correction or visual processing training that is not covered by insurance (or the students family has not meet their insurance deductible for the current year).
In a 1983 study of sports referees, Dr. Arthur, Seiderman, Doctor of Optometry, Sports Vision Centre of Philadelphia, author of "The Olympic Eye" in 1984, and vision training specialist for NBA, NFL, NHL and MLS teams found that:
Mental quickness, accuracy in decision making and speed of processing depends on information gathered by all 5 senses. When two opponents are equally fast and strong the player that anticipates first, decides to move first, has the best first step and has the better understanding of the game has a significant advantage. Essential for successful performance in both Soccer and Futsal are:
Improving Mental Quickness
Vision Screening and Training