BUILDING MLB & NCAA D1 PLAYERS AND TEAMS

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REACHING THE TOP

“S2 Cognition is an invaluable tool that allows me and my coaching staff to get a detailed, inside look at how our players process information and make split-second decisions. Knowing each player’s cognitive skills helps us better understand why they excel and struggle in certain situations so that we can best develop their talents and individualize their development.”

Tim Corbin, 2019 NCAA Division I National Champion Head Coach from Vanderbilt University

TRAIN SMARTER DECISIONS WITH S2

The S2 Eval helps coaches identify their players' split-second decision skills and build more effective training programs. We don’t use complex devices or equipment — just scientifically proven digital testing and smarter ideas for working cognitive skills on the field.

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HOW IT WORKS...

TAKE THE S2 EVAL

Athletes perform a 30-45-minute evaluation on a specialized laptop computer that measures how they process and make split-second decisions in their sport.

GET YOUR S2 SCORE REPORT

Results are instantly revealed in a detailed report featuring the individual scores of the athlete’s abilities – analyzing each of their strengths and weaknesses, along with their overall S2 Score.

The S2 Eval unlocks your decision skills & training tactics that are used by youth organizations and by top NCAA & MLB teams to improve their hitters’ split-second decisions in the box.

SAMPLE BASEBALL REPORT

Below is a sample chart from the baseball report featuring the percentile ranking of an athlete’s individual skill sets, which equates to their S2 Score total (in orange). The bottom of the chart indicates how the athlete’s scores compare to other athletes in their reference group.

VISUAL PROCESSING

RHYTHM / TIMING

MOTOR CONTROL

INSTINCTIVE LEARNING

PERCEPTION SPEED

TRAJECTORY ESTIMATION

RHYTHM CONTROL

TIMING CONTROL

DISTRACTION CONTROL

IMPULSE CONTROL

STOPPING CONTROL

INSTINCTIVE LEARNING

S2 SCORE TOTAL

23%

46%

82%

77%

96%

53%

64%

70%

61%

S2 PLAYER DEVELOPMENT TRAINING

S2 provides baseball cognitive skills training tactics for players designed to raise their performance level.

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CHASE LESS.

MISS LESS.

SMASH MORE.

In less than half a second, a hitter must recognize the pitch, anticipate where it will cross the plate, decide to swing or take, and time the swing to smash the ball. S2 helps you train these decisions. The S2 Eval is used by MLB teams and top collegiate baseball and softball programs to understand their athletes’ split-second decision skills and build individualized training plans. S2 helps their players make faster, better decisions in the box.

ACHIEVING THE NEXT LEVEL

S2 helps players maximize their performance and increase their chances of achieving the next level. S2’s data allows coaches and scouts to separate top talent for select elite groups below. In a tough environment, coaches and players need every advantage to improve their game.

SCHOOLS OFFERING BASEBALL

NCAA DI

NCAA DII

NCAADIII

NAIA

JR COLLEGE

TOTAL

298

259

374

212

511

1,653

ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS

NCAA DI  (per school)

NCAA DII  (per school)

NAIA  (per school)

NJCAA  (per school)

11.7

9

12

24

STUDENT-ATHLETE PARTICIPATION (APPROX.)

NCAA DI

NCAA DII

NCAA DIII

NAIA

JR COLLEGE

HS STUDENT-ATHLETES* 

10,400

9,000

11,200

6,300

15,300

473,503

Data Source: NCSA - Next College Student Athlete

PROVEN RESULTS WITH S2

S2 conducted training programs with groups of 40 elite high school hitters to improve contact rates and reduce chase rates. Athletes took a challenging hitting test (pre-test), completed 4 weeks of hitting drills focused on timing or chase decisions, and then retook the challenging hitting test (post-test).

Results of hitters swing timing decisions showed statistically lower miss rates, higher contact rates, and improved hard contact.

Results of hitters ability to control their impulses, swinging at pitches out of the strike zone showed statistically reduced chase rates.  

Austin Nola has developed his game with S2. He has learned his strengths and weakness and implemented S2's hitting drills to build his game through the 2016-2020 MLB seasons.

YOUR TEAM. OUR GAME PLAN.

In just 15 minutes, our S2 experts can show you how MLB and NCAA teams rely on our organization to test and implement training methods that change the way they approach and play the game. Contact us to leverage S2's technology and team of experts so that you and your team can Build2Win.

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WE'VE GOT THE ANSWER.

We've put together an insiders playbook that helps answer the most frequently asked questions. You can download the doc here or contact us with your questions.

WE BUILD2WIN

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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