Fighter pilots and people playing team sports have more in common than you may have thought.
In fact, the cognitive functions players need on the soccer pitch, the ice rink and the basketball court are very similar to those fighter pilots use during aerial combat.
Cutting edge athletes in these sports are beginning to train their brains the same way the US and Israeli Air Forces have for years. They are using a tool called IntelliGym
, a software program that helps hone all aspects of hockey sense including anticipation, and spatial awareness.
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