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The Realities of Sport Psychology

When: 4/8/2017
9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Ayres Hotel Manhattan Beach / Hawthorne
14400 Hindry Ave
Hawthorne, California 
United States
Contact: Sari Shepphird, Ph.D.

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During March & April all LACPA Special Interest Groups (SIGs), Clubs and Networking Events are available to non-members as a way of introducing some of the many
FREE benefits of LACPA membership. 
Please bring a non-member to one of the SIGs or Club meetings.


Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Noon

Please try to arrive by 9:45 AM for check-in

Location:   Ayres Hotel Manhattan Beach / Hawthorne

14400 Hindry Ave
Hawthorne, CA · 
(310) 536-0400

Self Parking at hotel Parking $5.00

Speaker: Dr. Kenneth Ravizza, sport psychology consultant for the reigning World Champion Chicago Cubs along with numerous others...see below for more about Dr. Ravizza.

Topic: "The Realities of Sport Psychology" and a behind the scenes look....

Biography for Dr. Kenneth Ravizza:

Dr. Ravizza is one of the leading and most sought after sports psychology consultants in the country. Over 20 years experience with elite athletes and teams put him in a class of his own.

Ken Ravizza, Ph.D., is currently best known for his current work with the reigning world champion Chicago Cubs. A former professor of physical education at California State University-Fullerton and one of the top sports psychology consultants in the United States, has worked with the U.S. Olympic field hockey, water polo, and equestrian teams, numerous individual Olympic and national-level competitors, the University of Nebraska football team and the NFL's New York Jets.

His baseball experience dates to 1980 when he became involved with the team at California State-Fullerton (which won the 1984 national championship) and since 1985 has worked in all levels of the Anaheim Angels organization as a sport psychology instructor. He has worked with many collegiate programs, including UCLA and Arizona. He also has worked with international teams in India, Ireland, Sweden, and Australia, and has been featured in numerous publications, including The Sports Psychologist and Collegiate Baseball. He is the author of Heads up Baseball: Playing the game one pitch at a time.

Please direct all questions and RSVP to Sari Shepphird at drshepp@msn.com


"The opinions of presenters at informal forums, such as Special Interest Groups (SIGs) or club meetings, and their approach to psychological issues and interventions do not represent a formal endorsement of any position by the Los Angeles County Psychological Association or its members.  The opinions, ideas, and concepts expressed are purely those of the presenter."


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