Attention Training to Improve Sport Performance
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Attention Training to Improve Sport Performance

A guide to improving and understanding the role of attention in Sport
4.3 (3 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
12 students enrolled
Last updated 1/2016
Price: $45
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 12 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the role of attention in sports and be able to have the practicle tools to improve attention
  • You're going to find innovative knowledge demonstrating the importance of attention training in order to improve sport performance.
  • You will be able to implement the knowledge acquired through a new methodology, where neuroscience and sport converge.
  • You will develop your own exercises based on practical examples and create different and efficient training sessions.
  • While most of the exercises are based on Tennis, also we give ideas to use the same concepts in other sports
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  • Students do not need previous knowledge on the subject.
  • Fitness center is not required to carry out the practice sessions.
  • No software required.
  • Students open-minded and eager to learn and improve their skills as a coach or athlete are required

This course is aimed at coaches and athletes who want to take a step forward in the quality and design of their training sessions and performance

Attention is one of the most important skills for athletic performance. Knowing how to improve it, how it works and how and when to pay attention can make a big difference in the performance of an athlete.

So, if you are a coach looking for tools to enrich your sessions we will provide valuable basics and examples that allow you to develop your own exercises
Or if you are an athlete looking to improve your performance, the course offers a series of exercises that will help you increase your attentional capacities.

In turn, we offer the possibility to consult and ask through our website to clarify all your doubts.

A total of 19 videos (including the introduction) make this course, which are classified into theoretical and practical sessions, accompanied by PDF documents that complement and explain more deeply the contents of the videos.
We also include the bibliographic references used so that, if desired, will allow you to deepen your knowledge.

The videos have been designed in a short-format to make it easier consult them.

Through simple language, but scientifically based, we explain basic concepts that will enable understanding of attention and how this ability is related to athletic performance.

The videos included at the practice section aim to show some exercises to train attention using a different and easy methodology to implement at the same time adaptable to all kinds of sports.

Beyond the approximately 2hour course, our idea is to open possibilities in the design of your sessions, as well as to positively boost your athletic performance

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is aimed at people who seek to innovate and increase their knowledge and athletic performance.
  • For athletes of all levels who need to improve their athletic performance, but also for coaches who want to enrich their training sessions.
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Curriculum For This Course
19 Lectures
An Introduction to Sport Neuro Training
1 Lecture 01:43

An introduction to our course from Coco Bariles

Preview 01:43
8 Lectures 46:31

Through a simple explanation you can understand what happens in your brain when you are alert. This knowledge will be useful to understand the following concepts.

Preview 02:17

Attention and sports performance are clearly linked. The knowledge of the relationship between both will end up reaffirming the need to incorporate training of attention in the sports area.

Preview 03:39

Depending on the focus of area, we modify our learning. Theoretical concepts based on practical experience will allow you to choose the most appropriate focus of attention at each times.

Preview 07:20

Our attention can always be improved, regardless of the stage of life in which we find ourselves. In this video in a few minutes we will explain the way in which you can achieve it, as well as what factors are involved in the process.

How can I improve my attention?

In this section you will find the explanation of how neurons are organized to perform attention. The knowledge of these neural networks will allow you to understand a bigger part of our behavior.

What are the neural networks that make attention possible?

The different types of attention provide a greater understanding of its broad limits of action. Practical examples will illustrate theoretical concepts.

Classification of attention

Understanding brain evolution gives us the opportunity to understand how the different types of attention are working, and depending on the exercise slogan which part of the brain we will use

The evolution of attention

Thanks to studies and experiences made in cognitive psychology and neuroscience applied to sport, we can now advance the field of training beyond the traditional fitness Expose throughout this article, some attention theoretical considerations, the definition of the domain of cognitive capacity that serves both basic learning processes as executive tasks, simple or complex.

Attention and Sport
9 Lectures 36:39

This video shows a task that you can take to improve visual attention and memory .

Visual Memory

This video shows a series of activities to improve the reaction time through visial attention.
Ball Down - Attention - Reaction

In this series of exercises we try to show how you can work the different types of attention. Depending on the slogan of exercise, the athlete going to activate different brain levels (rational or Instinctive/Emotional) and therefore different types of attention

Attention on Court

How to train the visual attention with different tools and in different ways

Visual Attention

in this video we show you exercises to practice visual attention and spatial orientation in volleyball
Visual Attention / volley

Divided Attention I

Divided Attention II

Divided Attention III

Attention and Coordination
1 Lecture 01:41
With Coco Bariles
About the Instructor
Sport Neuro Training
4.3 Average rating
3 Reviews
12 Students
1 Course
An Innovative Vision in Sports Training

We are a multidisciplinary team interested in sharing and exchanging knowledge and interacting with coaches in the athletes development.
Through Sport Neurotraining we want to offer an alternative vision that connects neuroscience with sport training. A continuous updating and access to information will allow you to incorporate innovative tools in the training design.
Our goal is not only to transmit scientific information but also show the practical application of it by designing exercises.