Club Cycliste Beaconsfield PO Box 40503 Kirkland PO, Kirkland, QC H9H 5G8
The Mental Side of Cycling - Presented by Dr. Wayne Halliwell -Sports Psychologist . To be held at the Herb Linder Annex.
Train Your Brain : The Mental Side of Cycling
Dr. Wayne Halliwell , University of Montreal
BIO – Dr. Wayne Halliwell
Dr. Halliwell is a professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Montreal where he has been teaching and conducting research in the area of applied sport psychology for over 30 years. Wayne completed his masters degree at McGill University and his doctoral studies at Florida State University. His areas of research include optimism, resilience, mental toughness, team-building, coach-athlete relations and performance excellence. Wayne works with professional and world-class amateur athletes in both individual and team sports and he has served as a mental performance consultant for the Canadian Olympic Team at a number of Summer and Winter Olympic Games from 1984-2018. At these Olympic games Wayne has had the privilege of working with many medal-winning athletes in free-style skiing, figure skating, swimming, synchronized swimming, diving, judo, sailing and track and field. Wayne has also played professional hockey in Europe and worked for many years with Hockey Canada's successful Program of Excellence.
In addition to his consulting activities with world-class athletes Wayne works in the medical field with operating room teams of surgeons and nurses. He also speaks regularly at national and international professional and corporate conferences.
Dr.Halliwell is a past-president of the Canadian Sport Psychology Association and a Fellow member of the Association of Applied Sport Psychology.