Speed stacking helps students develop bilateral proficiency equal performance on both sides of the brain. By increasing bilateral proficiency, a student develops a greater percentage of the right side of the brain, which houses awareness, focus, creativity and rhythm. Stacking helps train the brain for sports and other activities where the use of both hands is important, such as playing a musical instrument or using the computer. Sequencing and patterning are also elements of speed stacking, which can help with reading and math skills. However, kids don’t need to be convinced about the benefits of speed stacking. They just plain love it.