Vector® Ball Sports Vision Training

How It Works

The Vector® Ball emits a short burst of light, randomly changing the color of the ball (red, green, or blue) each time it is struck, bounced, caught, etc.  This provides athletes with unpredictable visual information that enables, live action, Cognitive Vision Training drills.

Vision training exercises the brain using visual information.  The result is an improved ability to rapidly transfer visual information into deliberate athletic action (Speed of Reaction).


Train Your Eyes, Train Your Brain, Improve Your Game.

Vector® Ball supports a full spectrum of CVT drills and is scalable to develop the Speed of Reaction of any athlete, youth to professional; and is used to improve athletic performance for practically every sport.  The Vector® Ball is durable.  It can be submerged in water, caught, bounced, or thrown against a wall repeatedly at game speed without damaging the ball or affecting performance.  It can even be used for batting practice with young athletes.  The Vector® Ball’s patented technology represents the most versatile vision training device available.  See the impact® on your game today.

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Wall Drill (individual)

Athlete stands approximately 10 ft. from wall, (adjust distance to increase or reduce difficulty. Closer = more difficult).

Throw Vector® Ball against wall and catch it with hand corresponding to the Ball’s color when it strikes the wall, e.g. if Ball is green when it strikes the wall then catch it with left hand, if red – right hand, if blue – both hands. You should change the color – hand association from time to time.

Ball should impact wall at approximately the athlete’s height, e.g. 6 ft. athlete’s throw should strike the wall at 6-7 ft., (adjust height to increase or reduce difficulty. Lower = more difficult). REPEAT

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Floor Drill (partner)

Two athletes stand approximately 15 ft. apart, facing each other, (adjust distance to level of athletes conducting drill).

Bounce pass Vector® Ball to partner and they catch it with hand corresponding to the Ball’s color when it strikes the floor, e.g. if Ball is green when it strikes the floor then catch it with left hand, if red – right hand, if blue – both hands. You should change the color – hand association from time to time.

Then bounce pass Ball back to partner, (adjust the Ball’s skip distance to increase or reduce difficulty. Closer = more difficult). REPEAT

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Vector® Sports Vision Training 

The Better You See, Recognize, and Exploit Information, The More Successful You Are.

True Sports Vision Training

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See: Eyes Send Images To The Brain.

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Recognize: Brain Associates Images With Something It Knows.

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Exploit: Brain Directs Movement Based OnVisual Information.

What is Cognitive Vision Training (CVT)?

Cognitive Vision Training (CVT), sometimes referred to as Neuro-Visual Training, are exercises that improve information processing and Speed of Reaction (the time it takes an athlete to respond correctly to a specific situation).  Athletic performance works something like this; the brain receives information, processes that information and determines what to do, then identifies muscles and fires them as a reaction to the information received.  This is why the brain is the most important part of athletic performance; in the end, muscles simply do what they are told.  CVT are drills that exercise the brains ability to process information, and like muscles the brain improves with exercise.

Regular athletic training consists of predetermined actions and movements i.e. the athlete knows exactly what is required before the drill begins.  Cognitive Vision Training (CVT) is when the athlete does not know exactly what is required when the drill begins, and must accurately process information during the drill to be successful.  This is done by introducing unpredictable visual information during the drill that provides instruction on what is required to complete the drill.  For example, if the athlete sees the Vector® Ball turn red, then they must catch it with their right hand (execute a specific action associated with that color).  CVT exercises the brain’s ability to process information and respond correctly.

Your path to better performance is through Cognitive Vision Training / Neuro-Visual Training.

Improve Your Ability to Process Visual Information.
Improve Your Speed of Reaction.
Improve Your Game.

Vector® Vision Drills

The Game Is Mental – Train Your Brain.

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The Vector® Ball Sports Vision Training Story

Our Mission

Facilitate athletic development by applying technology and design to create sports-training equipment that enhance athletic performance.

Our Vision

Expand the definition of athletic performance to include cognitive vision efficiency of seeing, recognizing, and exploiting visual information.

A Little About Eye On Ball Sports Vision Training

Several years ago, I began looking for a better way to train ballplayers to keep their eye on the ball.  I wanted to help my athletes achieve success and I believe the mind is the best way to attain it.  Often, I witnessed athletes becoming frustrated, not over a lack of speed or strength, but due to a lack of ability to process and exploit visual information.  As a former Army Ranger and Special Forces soldier, I understand the importance of mental focus and incorporating the mind into routine training drills.  I set out to create a vision training device that would be simple to implement into a full spectrum of training drills.  I came up with an idea for a ball that changes color instantly and randomly upon impact to create a live-action visual focal point.  After a lot of hard work, we produced our patented vision training ball.

Initially our vision training ball was used with baseball players but the Vector® Ball was always intended to develop athletes regardless of the sport or skill level.  The Vector® Ball develops an athlete’s speed of reaction through vision-based speed-of-processing training.  Regardless of athletic skill the process is the same.  See (eyes relay an image to your brain), Recognize (brain associates image with something it knows), and Exploit (brain directs movements based on visual information).  The better you are at seeing, recognizing, and exploiting information the better prepared you are for success.

John Lindsey
President and Founder
Eye On Ball Inc.

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