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Dominant Eye & Ball Path/Trajectory
« on: December 21, 2019, 06:31:53 PM »

There are situations where I miss balls that swing from the plane of vision of my dominant (right) eye to non-dominant (left) eye and vice-versa. This has been pretty consistent where an out-swinger from outside leg to middle raps on the front pad or in-swinging yorker dips and misses my feets + leg stump. In both situations, my head is not aligned well with the ball and dominant eye (straight gaze) is not fully covering the ball trajectory.

What are your thoughts or tips you've heard/used for keeping the ball trajectory aligned with your dominant eye from over and around the wicket deliveries?
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Re: Dominant Eye & Ball Path/Trajectory
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2019, 06:46:15 PM »

I line my outside eye up over off stump and then move to the ball.
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Re: Dominant Eye & Ball Path/Trajectory
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2019, 06:56:39 PM »

I forgot to add in the original post that I wear contact lenses of different scripts in both eyes.
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Re: Dominant Eye & Ball Path/Trajectory
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2019, 08:10:07 AM »

I have eyesight issues, and not done too bad for the last twenty years or so, I have a graft on my left eye and wear a contact lens on my right.
For whatever reason, Id not changed my lens for four or five years,(I have regular eye check ups etc, and my vision and the lens were fine), but found I was struggling to pick the ball up sometimes,,,,,anyway,,changed the way I clean the lens, and managed to scratch my cornea,(I actually didnt realise Id done this until I dropped a couple of very simple catches!) batting wise I just thought I was out of touch?,,,,so ended up getting my vision checked etc and found Id lost about four lines of vision!

Anyway,,,hopefully all sorted now, but I desperately need a net just to see how its affected my batting
Ive had to change my stance etc over the years depending on which eye was more dominant
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