General John DeChastelain (Ret) Offers Support to the Biofeedback Federation of Europe 20th Meeting in Cardiff, Wales

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 General News
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The Biofeedback Federation of Europe to offer workshops in Peak Performance training at its 20th Meeting taking place April 8-13, 2019 in Cardiff, Wales.

LONDON, March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- "Some years ago, when I was still a serving military officer, I was made

aware of the success biofeedback had in Canada in preparing our military athletes for the annual competitions of the International Confederation of Reserve Officers, a competition involving Reserve Force officers from thirty-four different nations. I know also that today biofeedback is used to help servicemen prepare for battle and to help wounded veterans in Canada and the United States overcome the effects of their injuries, as well as in the treatment of those with PTSD," recalled General DeChastelain in a recent letter to the BFE.

It may not result in the life or death of military performance, but athletes know the pressure of performance and the pressure is relentless. The Olympics come every four years, after performing thousands of phenomenal athletic feats, only this one counts. One hundred plus athletes, only three podium rewards. Professional athletes travel continuously, sleep and eat in foreign beds and dining rooms, and only one team can win. Bio and Neurofeedback are evidence based techniques which have proved their value with podium results.

Sport professionals are invited to learn more about these techniques in two upcoming workshops:

The Last Roundup: Biofeedback / Neurofeedback to Enhance Performance Dr. Vietta Sue Wilson and Dr. Leah Lagos Location: Cardiff, Wales Date: April 9-10, 2019 - 9:00-17:30 Venue: Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel and Spa Register: https://meeting.bfe.org/registration/

Co-instructed by Drs. Vietta Sue Wilson and Leah Lagos, the workshop focuses on peak performance training with elite athletes.

About Dr. Vietta Sue Wilson and Dr. Leah Lagos Dr. Sue Wilson is a world renowned Performance Enhancement Specialist considered by many to be the "grandmother" of biofeedback in sport. She has dedicated much of her career to researching the connection between stress and its effect on physical health and mental performance.

Leah Lagos, PsyD, BCB is a clinical and sport psychologist and BCIA Board Certified biofeedback provider in Manhattan, New York. Highlights of her work with athletes include conducting interviews for NFL teams, as part of Professional Sports Consultants, for more than 9 years. Dr. Lagos has also served as a consultant to US Olympians providing consultation and on-site support at venues such as the London Olympics.

Cognitive Resilience Strategies Dr. Bruno Dimichelis and Tim Harkness Location: Cardiff, Wales Date: April 12-13, 2019 - 9:00-17:30 Venue: Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel and Spa Register: https://meeting.bfe.org/registration/

Dr. Bruno Demichelis and Tim Harkness draw from their years of experience at AC Milan and Chelsea FC. As a World Tai Kwan Do and Karate Champion himself, Dr. Demichelis has used a "Mind-Room" to help struggling superstars regain their form with biofeedback /neurofeedback and to train National and Champions League World Cup Winners.

About Dr. Bruno Demichelis and Tim Harkness Dr. Demichelis has worked with some of the most successful athletes worldwide, he has coached players at soccer team Milan AC for almost 25 years, he has supported Chelsea FC to win the Double (winning the FA Cup and league title in the same season). He has mentored world leading golf players and cyclists. He briefly consulted players at Canucks hockey team.

Tim Harkness began working with biofeedback in 2007, in his private practice helping children learn to concentrate better, and in his sports practice helping athletes. One of his most high profile successes was helping Abhinav Bindra become India's first (and so far only) Olympic Gold medalist in 2008. Tim is currently Head of Sports Science and Psychology at Chelsea Football Club.

BFE 20th Meeting The BFE meeting is an interdisciplinary biofeedback conference to nurture communication and education between specialists from different disciplines. The meeting offers a broad range of basic and applied psychophysiology and biofeedback workshops along with in-depth presentations (lectures, symposia, paper sessions, and posters) during the scientific program.

About the Biofeedback Federation of Europe The Biofeedback Federation CIC is a community interest company based in the UK dedicated to increasing awareness about the benefits of biofeedback and providing education, training and certification to professionals. It is entirely supported by revenues generated in its online shop, through sponsorships and donations. For more information, visit the BFE Online Shop.

 

SOURCE The Biofeedback Federation of Europe



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