MAKE BETTER, MORE EFFECTIVE DECISIONS IN THE CIRCLE
During the Winter Alliance Qualifier, your player will have the unique opportunity to take The S2 Evaluation used by top Division 1 college softball programs and MLB teams across the country. Evaluations will be done throughout the course of the event and testing schedules will be provided by the event organizer.
S2 PLAYER DATA MAY BE SEEN BY SCOUTS AND COACHES FROM ALL LEVELS
ABOUT THE S2 EVALUATION
The S2 Eval brings visibility to your players’s cognitive skill sets and identifies how it impacts her in-game performance. This data gives her the insight she needs to create customized player development plans to become a better, faster thinker in the circle.
TAKE THE S2 EVAL
Your player will take the 30-minute digital evaluation that measures her unique, pitching-specific cognitive skills.
S2 SCORE REPORT
The results of her eval are collected in a data report that shows her strengths and weaknesses in each skill set, and how she stacks up against her competition.
BUILD YOUR SKILLS
Purchasing your player’s report unlocks basic training principles that focus on specific areas holding her back in games & practices.
Learn more about the value of S2 Cognition in this 2-Part Podcast Series with Dr. Jami Lobpries of Alliance Fastpitch and Coach Scott Smith of Bombers Fastpitch
The Next Frontier Part 1 with Dr. Jami Lobpries & Scott Smith
Dr. Jami Lobpries and Coach Scott Smith discuss the importance of measuring and understanding each athlete’s unique split-second cognitive skills, the impact the S2 Eval has on coaching efficiency, and how cognitive insights give athletes an edge in recruiting and preparing for play at the next level.
Click above to watch, or listen here.
The Next Frontier Part 2 with Dr. Jami Lobpries & Scott Smith
Dr. Jami Lobpries and Coach Scott Smith describe the real impact of knowing “why” their hitters excel or struggle with certain decision skills, how they are training better rapid decisions on the field, and how cognitive science will ultimately transform the development and recruiting of softball players.
Click above to watch, or listen here.
UNLOCK YOUR PLAYERS'S
After your player’s S2 Evaluation, you’ll have the option to purchase her S2 Score Report so you can easily see her unique, in-game, execution & decision-making abilities and how she ranks against her competition. Her S2 Score report will show how her skills stack up against her competition.
REPORT OPTION 1
FOUR BATTERY EVAL: 20 MIN
How fast do you recognize pitches?
How well do you judge pitch location?
Are you swinging on time?
Do you have control or chase bad pitches?
This report measures the Core 4 cognitive skills your hitter’s brain utilizes in the circle to make decisions while facing a pitch. Her S2 Score report will show how her skills stack up against other elite youth softball athletes in her specific age group.
This report measures the Core 5 cognitive skills your pitcher’s brain utilizes in the circle to make decisions and execute pitches. Her S2 Score report will show how her skills stack up against other elite youth softball athletes in her specific age group.
FIVE BATTERY EVAL: 30 MIN
REPORT OPTION 2
How well can she repeat her delivery and consistently stay in the same rhythm, even when she is under pressure?
How well does she focus and block out distractions in the circle?
How quickly can she make adjustments and correct her mechanics, even when she doesn’t have her best stuff?
Does she pick up on a hitter's and opposing team’s tendencies?
Is she more or less likely to take risks in “new” or “unfamiliar” situations?
REPORT OPTION 3
**Minimum of 13 athletes
“Better players make better game time decisions. S2 Cognition gives us insight into how our athletes will perform and why they excel or struggle in the batter’s box and on the field. This helps us maximize each player’s training and development. S2’s science-based field training has transformed how we train decision-making and is a big factor in our success competing for championships. They are leading this new frontier in softball development, and athletes who want a significant edge or desire to play at the highest levels, should know their S2 scores and start training their cognitive skills on the field.”
Scott Smith, President of Bombers Fastpitch
S2 Cognition’s team strives for the same goals as the athletes and teams who put their trust in us and their hearts in the game. Our purpose is to build success at every level of performance.
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