Top-20 Sports Requiring Good Hand-Eye Coordination

Which sports are ranked highest for hand-eye co-ordination? Baseball/Softball was rated the highest. This list is based on an analysis of 60 sports by an expert team at ESPN. Cricket was not even a considered sport (the judges were mostly from the USA) requires similar hand-eye coordination to baseball. Hitting and catching sports make up most of this list, with the exception of auto racing, which also requires great levels of hand-eye coordination.

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ranking sport rating (out of 10)
1 Baseball/Softball 9.25
2 Table Tennis 8.88
3 Tennis 8.38
4 Racquetball/Squash 8.38
5 Auto Racing 8.00
6 Team Handball 7.88
7 Ice Hockey 7.5
8 Basketball 7.5
9 Volleyball 7.25
10 Fencing 7.25
11 Badminton 7.25
12 Lacrosse 7.13
13 Boxing 7.00
14 Shooting 6.75
15 Field Hockey 6.63
16 Archery 6.63
17 Soccer 6.5
18 Rodeo: Calf Roping 6.38
19 Water Polo 6.25
20 Martial Arts 6.00


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