Different pattern of throws with left and right hand

Option 1: Right hand is moving left and right and it’s throwing/catching green and orange bean bag. The bean bags are flying straight up (not crossing and not circling). After doing this with the right hand, try the same thing with the left hand. Option 2: Right hand keeps doing the same throws like in…

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TestYou Brain Training – more advanced eye hand coordination

In these two eye-hand coordination exercises,¨a goalkeeper is reacting on a given visual input: certain symbol of certain color (coach gets to decide the symbol and color), while at the same time, randomly, on any of the 6 semaphores can be shown any of 250 different available symbols in any of the possible colors (which…

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Beat the team training quarantine

This is a small part of a vision/cognitive coordination program “Aivox” that I’ve put together a few years ago, and now it’s just perfect time for it to be used on a bigger scale! Here is one of the challenges that you can do at home to train your brain, eye-hand coordination, eye-foot coordination, cognitive…

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Footwork with TestYou brain training system

You can always use warm up time to work on coordination combined with some additional cognitive tasks that are highly valuable for every position in handball (or in any other sport), but especially for goalkeepers: the speed of information processing and speed of reaction. With TestYou brain training system, you get to work on a…

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Neural activation in the warm up

Here are a few versions of the exercise that I like to use in the warm up phase with goalkeepers. This exercise, with many its different options covers neural activation, high speed of movement, micro-decisions, speed of reaction, task switching, short reaction time and so much more. A fatigued brain alters athletic performance, so why…

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The importance of adopting proper habits

The importance of adopting proper habits is crucial in the process of achieving any goal!   As we all already know, in sport (life, school or anything else we do) in order to get to certain point where we want to be from where we are now, we need to be able to bridge the gap…

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Different segments of speed training

Being fast is important in handball goalkeeping. Being fast to see the game, being fast to “read” a shooter, being fast to see the shot, being fast to properly position and react on the shot.   The question is – how do we train to become fast in all these mentioned segments? Does your speed…

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Visual input quality

Visual input quality   Visual input quality should be your number one focus in training!   In any kind of sport, after working on proper technique, or tactics, or elements of physical training, or mental training, the next thing which will take you to the Elite Level is working on the visual input quality and…

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Exercises for speed of decision making

Speed of reaction is a great skill for all athletes! But speed of decision making or brain speed is even more valuable! It’s not only important to react fast, it’s important to be able to FAST decide what to do about the incoming visual stimuli and then to perform the output – movement!   Many…

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Vision Training Workshop

In organization with badminton club TVS-Sulka, we have had a Vision Training Workshop for tennis and badminton coaches 28th of April in Turku, Finland!   The topics we have worked on during our vision training workshop were: Vision training – perspectives of visual system Visual skills Types of eye movements and their functions Visual input…

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Visual system training

    The main sensory system for taking in information from the outside world is the visual system, be it in sport or overall in life!     As I have already written about, the three main steps that happen while the brain is processing visual input are: Receiving visual input – every time when the…

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Eye Hand Foot Coordination

Here are some of the exercises with TestYou Brain Training System on eye-hand-foot coordination with additional tasks for improving the speed of decision making.       If you want to find out more about options and prices of the TestYou system, please send an e-mail to: contact@testyou.pl If you would like to use the discount…

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TestYou eye-hand coordination

  TestYou eye-hand coordination will add more challenge to your usual exercises!   Here are some of the exercises with TestYou Brain Training System on eye-hand coordination with additional tasks for improving the speed of decision making. Options of exercises and levels of difficulty are endless!   TestYou Brain Training System is one of the…

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Convergence Insufficiency

Convergence is the ability of the eyes to move medially / inwards, towards the nose, the ability to cross your eyes. Then simply said, Convergence Insufficiency (CI) is being unable to do it. Convergence Insufficiency is a very common eye movement dysfunction in which eyes are not working together as a team while focusing on…

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Speed of decision making

Speed of decision making – I have tried to make simple illustration about 3 main steps that happen while the brain is processing visual input.     EVERYTHING that a handball goalkeeper will do in the goal depends on and starts with visual input! In general, visual input overrides everything else! In my world, it’s…

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TestYou Brain Training System in Handball

TestYou Brain Training System in Handball is one of the best brain speed tools on the market! Training with TestYou Brain Training System improves: decision time peripheral vision reaction time coordination speed agility learning ability and much more…   The options of exercises and levels of difficulty with TestYou Brain Training System stop just about…

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Neurotracker in Handball 2D Demo

Many of you have asked me about NeuroTracker, how it looks like and what it does.   NeuroTracker challenges you to track multiple targets moving dynamically in 3D space, and adapts movement speed and complexity in a way that optimally trains your high-level mental abilities.   Even with minimal training, users quickly see mental improvements….

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CONCUSSIONS IN HANDBALL

CONCUSSIONS IN HANDBALL   WARNING: Concussions in handball is such an extremely important topic and this is one really, reaaaaally long post! 🙂 But also very educational post, so take your time with it. I didn’t want to exclude or cut off any parts of it, because when you Google “Concussions in handball” – you don’t…

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NeuroTracker in Handball Goalkeeping

One more exciting cooperation has just started –  this time I am honored to partnership with NeuroTracker and present it’s use in handball goalkeeping and overall in handball world! The NeuroTracker is a unique software that utilizes three-dimensional multiple object tracking to improve the neural networks governing situational awareness, executive function(s) and cognitive stamina. Training adapts…

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TestYou Brain Training System

I am more than honored and proud to announce a very big and important partnership and cooperation with the most advanced and innovative brain training system that currently  exists on the market: TestYou Brain Training System!      TestYou Brain Training System came out on market in December 2017 and right away it’s taking…

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