Archive | June, 2008

New Book: Zone Tennis

   Want to be calm, confident and focused on when you play tennis?  Tired of losing to players you should beat?      A brand new book by the Founder of  www.stayinthezone.com gives you more than a hundred tips on master the mental part of tennis.         Here is the link to learn more and to […]

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Sports Psychology: Would You Like To Get Into The Zone In Just One Minute?

   Well. Now you can.      Here are some comments on my new book which is available at amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com and from the publisher.  http://www.worldaudience.org/pubs_bks/DrGranat.html       If you have any questions about improving your performance, don’t hesitate to contact me.         Jay Granat, Ph.D. Founder, www.StayInTheZone.com

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Kira Vermond Interviews Dr. Jay Granat About Sports, Corporations and Performance For www.GlobeandMail.com

Today I was interviewed about the psychology of corporate team sports.  The article willl appear in the off line and on  line edition of www.GlobeandMail.com This is a Canadian Business publication.

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New Book On Tennis Will Be In www.Amazon.com and www.BarnesAndNoble.com Shortly

      My new book on the psychology of tennis is being worked on now by World Audience, Inc.       The book should be available in 4-6 weeks.         It is about 130 pages.  It’s a fast read and it addresses the mental aspects of tennis.

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Sports Psychology: How A Golfer Shot 67 And Beat 100 Other Golfers

      A few days ago, I got a call from a golfer who wants to be a touring pro.  He sounds like he has talent as he has won many events over his career.        He was in eighth place in the event when he called me.          I gave him two course managment tips […]

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Sports Psychology: A Cure For The Yips

The yips can be frustrating for golfers with high handicaps and with low handicaps.Over the years, I have counseled a number of tour players who felt they were suffering from the yips.In my experience, professional golfers are rarely satisfied with their putting and they are always looking for ways to one putt more greens. Obviously, […]

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Sports Psychology, Swimming, The Nationals And The Olympics

    Over the years, I have counseled a number of competitive swimmers.  These swimmers, coaches and parents typically call me because the swimmer is faster in practice than he or she is in races.      A swimmer who is tense, distracted and who lacks confidence and focus will not respond well to the gun and […]

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Want To Be A Professional Golfer? Can You Shoot 69 Under Pressure?

   This time of the year, I counsel a lot of golfers who are playing on a variety of tours and mini-tours.  They come to see me to master the mental part of the game.  We work on confidence, focus, relaxation, resiliency and remaining optimistic.     We also spend time on course management and course […]

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Dr. Jay Granat Is Now A Columnist For www.Divorce360.com

    Jay P. Granat, Ph.D. will write on the psychological aspects of marriage, divorce, parenting and relationships.  Here is the link to that site: http://www.divorce360.com/jay-granat-contributing-author-131.aspx

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What Can Be Done To Prevent Burn Out In Young Athletes?

    Yesterday, I was interviewed by Eric Page, a reporter for the Quad City Times in Iowa.        I outlined the causes and cures for burn out among young athletes.          Interestingly, in many instances, coaches, parents and athletes are unaware of the signs of burn out. When an  athlete is burnt out, he or she can […]

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How To Manage Anger And Frustation On The Golf Course

   Many of the golfers who I counsel have difficulty managing their feelings on the golf course.   The most common troublesome emotions are frustration and anger.  As you might expect these two emotions tend to go together.      I teach golfers a number of anger management strategies and techniques and I also show them how to manage […]

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Fundraising For Sports Teams

   Some of the athletes and teams I work with need help raising money for equipment, events and to support their teams their coaches and the players.       Visit My Sports Dreams http://msd.infusionsoft.com/go/msd/Jayg          As the nation’s leading fund raiser for  sports teams, they have helped more than 8,500 college, high school and sports teams.  The […]

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Marriage Counseling: Communication Training For Couples

Here is a link to a newspaper article I wrote regarding communication amongst couples:  http://www.fortleesuburbanite.com/NC/0/31.html  For more information about my counseling services, visit: www.DrJayGranat.com

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Marriage Counseling: “Honey I’m A Construction Worker.”

Here is a link  to a  humoror piece which I wrote which appeared in a local newspaper. I had originally used the title above.  http://www.fortleesuburbanite.com/NC/0/84.html For more information on my approaches to marriage and family counseling visit:  www.DrJayGranat.com

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New Site Devoted To Psychotherapy, Marriage Counseling, Family Therapy And Hypnosis

We are in the process of developing a new site to provide information on these topics and to support my general counseling practice.  Here is the link:  www.drjaygranat.com

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Cleveland Plain Dealer Interviews Dr. Granat On Cures For Hitting Slumps

Yesterday, I was interviewed by Jodie Valade and David Campbell about causes and cures of hitting slumps.  These writers were cusious about what can be done to help The Cleveland Indians to hit better. Hitting slumps can affect individuals or whole teams.  Fortunately, there are a lot of strategies and solutions for these slumps which […]

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