Pencil push-ups are an example of a vergence exercise – holding a pencil in front of your eyes, focus on the eraser, and slowly move the eraser further and closer to your eyes, maintaining your focus on it. Tracking is your ability to follow an object from one point in space to another. The need for good tracking skills is fairly obvious; your dog is moving! There are two main types of tracking, smooth pursuit, and saccadic pursuit. Smooth pursuit is just what it sounds like; smoothly following an object from one point to another. Saccadic pursuit is when you… Read more »
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Great exercise with pencil top, I remember doing something like this when I was a child. Lol
Me too!! 🙂
Is there an exercise for improving tracking? I like the pencil push-up.