and how sports vision training can improve performance
Motocross is a sport which takes place at high speed, and requires the ability to effectively track everything taking place during the race, and the ability to react quickly to developments ranging from an upcoming turn to another rider ahead. Improving these skills can provide the edge a competitor needs to truly succeed.
Elite racers rely on elite visual performance that extends far beyond 20/20 vision. While there are a number of vision skills that are important for motocross riders, some are more crucial to performance than others.
Core vision skills for motocross riders include:
Secondary visual skills for motocross riders aren’t necessarily any less important than core visual skills, though they are not quite as central to what is needed for a racer to be successful.
Secondary visual skills for motocross riders include:
Originally from Arizona, Levi received his Bachelor’s of Science in Zoology from Northern Arizona University and his Doctorate in Optometry from Pacific University in Oregon. He is board certified in developmental vision and vision therapy by COVD. He purchased the practice from the Inversos in 2012. He likes spending time with his family (wife and two children,) mountain biking, and undertaking creative projects. He wrote the vision therapy software used by the clinic, retinal camera software, and the computerized eye-chart used for exams.