Hand-Eye Coordination Drills

Hand-eye coordination drills

Over the years, I have made a point to continually emphasize the importance of hand-eye coordination. When I coach an athlete, it is one of the first things that I pick up on. I want to know if the athlete can see and react to an incoming object (ex. a punch or ball). Without hand-eye coordination, an athlete will be limited in many areas. Certain sports depend heavily on this critical quality. Unfortunately, hand-eye coordination is one of those attributes that rarely receives direct attention. Many coaches view it as something that you either have or you don’t. That’s a mistake.

Carry Over Between Odd Objects and Weights – Part 1

(Part 2 can be found here) It is no secret that I am a big fan of heavy odd objects. Whether it is a stone, log, or sandbag, I enjoy the challenge that comes from lifting awkward objects that were never intended for exercise. As I’ve mentioned before, odd object training develops a type of […]