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Tune in to Mental Flex: Meditation Training for Performance and Well-Being

Mar 14, 12:00PM

Listen in on the latest Badger Talks episode to get the inside scoop on meditation training for well-being on Tuesday, March 14, at noon.

Chad McGehee, Director of Meditation Training for the Wisconsin Athletic Department and honorary affiliate of the Center for Healthy Minds, will share the scientific foundations and the real world application of meditation training in high performance athletics.

His episode of Badger Talks, titled "Mental Flex: Meditation Training for Performance and Well-Being", is part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison virtual talk series featuring experts who bring exciting UW happenings, resources and talent to the people of Wisconsin and beyond.

McGehee is a meditation teacher, scientific collaborator and trusted coach working at the intersection of elite performance and rigorous meditation. He uses a teaching approach that incorporates findings from modern neuroscience along with accessible practices in order to incorporate meditation training for individuals and teams interested in greater performance and well-being.

Chad’s work has been featured on ESPN, NPR, Business Insider as well in peer-reviewed scientific journals. His training has been integrated into a range of environments including K-12 education, FBI SWAT Teams, the elite Hostage Rescue Team in Quantico, VA, Fortune 500 companies and elite athletics.

At the University of Wisconsin Athletic Department, Chad became the first-ever Director of Meditation Training in major college sports.

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