Ken Baum is one of the premier sports performance psychologists in the world. He is owner of BioDynamax Training Center in Orange County California a training center for USA Olympic Athletes and the USA Surf Team. His experience is as diverse as his client list as athletes from around the world seek out his training.
He conducts seminars throughout the world and teaches thousands of people a year how to improve sports and business performance. He is rated as one of the most powerful and entertaining motivational speakers in America and has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in sports, entertainment and politics including, Phil Jackson, Terry Bradshaw, John Wooden, Larry King, Bob Dole, Naomi Judd, Suzy Orman, Donovan McNabb and Randy Johnson and many more.
His clients from the business and sports world have included, financial giants Merril Lynch and EF Hutton to the smaller Omaha World Herald and over two hundred other companies as well as major sports stars such as Figure Skater Sasha Cohen, MLB Carlos Pena to lesser known Bobsled World Champion Stephen Holcomb, to name a few.
Ken Baum is author of "The Mental Edge: Maximize Your Sports Potential with The Mind Body Connection" (Putnam/Perigee) and "Metabolize" (Putnam) and "The Performance Zone" (audio Nightengale/Conanat) and has appeared in, or written articles for, Volleyball Monthly, Men's Journal and Sports Illustrated for Women.
As a lifetime athlete and business owner he practices the mental edge daily as he faces life's challenges with a positive solution based attitude passing this on to his Karate and Mixed Martial Arts students. When not training others or minding the business he trains himself in Martial Arts, Rock Climbs, Hikes and Fly Fishes, Surf's, lifts weights and runs.
Image credits; top to bottom: Ken Baum and Kim Hamrock, Shotokon Karate Class at BioDynamax Training Center, Bill Walton and Ken Baum, Luke Walton, Sasha Cohen.