How fast can you make a decision? Can you think as fast as a pitcher pitches? It takes less than .4 of a second for a ball to get from a pitcher to the mound. Even for and average MLB player with better than 20/20 vision, making a decision on a ball moving that fast can be a challenge. You don’t have the time to blink, let a lone think.
With vision training a batter can begin to recognize seams, spins, colors and therefore pitches, for a better chance to differentiate what kind of pitch is coming at them.
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