Archive | November, 2009

Tiger Woods And His Recent Car Crash

The media are all over this story.  It is not surprising.  There are a lot of questions which people want answers to.  And there is a lot of speculation. I think we should give Tiger some time and the benefit of the doubt until the facts emerge.

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Sports Psychology: What Does Every Top Athlete, Coach And Parent Really Want?

    I have counseled thousands of athletes and their families, and believe it or not, many of them want the same thing.      This applies to tennis players, golfers, baseball players, swimmers, divers, ice skaters, wrestlers, martial artists, soccer players, gymnasts and  bowlers. You name the athlete or the sport and you will see how […]

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A Great Source For Supplements

  Every so often, I like to mention a product or service which I believe to be helpful. I have been helped by the high quality supplements and vitamins I get from www.puritan.com Purtitan’s Pride has great products, good customer service and good prices. Check them out.

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Sports Psychology: Stress Management For Female Gymnasts: Tips For Parents, Athletes And Coaches

Over the years, I have counseled many elite gymnasts. Recently, an Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics from Japan came to my offices to learn about my approaches to counseling top athletes. The gold medalist, who also has a bronze medal in the high bar came with approximately twenty therapists who also counsel and coach athletes. […]

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How To Help Your Child Play Better Soccer: One Simple Tip

    Every week, I get calls  from parents who want their son or daughter to perform better at soccer.  Usually when they call me the child is struggling and is frustrated.     There are many kinds of advice which I offer to concerned parents.      However, the simple idea which follows is one that has helped lots of […]

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How To Help Your Child Play Better Soccer: One Simple Tip

Here is a link to a short,  but very helpful article for parents of kids who are playing soccer and who may be experiencing anger and frustration on the field. http://www.stayinthezone.com/are-you-in-the-zone-or-out-of-the-zone/207-how-to-help-your-child-play-better-soccer-one-simple-tip.html

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First For Women Magazine Interviews Dr. Jay Granat On How To Build Confidence And Resiliency In Your Child

How To Build Confidence In Your Child After A Setback Or Disappointment Katie Hynes a writer for First For Women Magazine asked Jay P. Granat, Ph.D. for tips on how parents can help their kids to believe in themselves after a setback in sports and in life. The magazine will run the story in the […]

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How To Really Fix The Jets, The Mets And The Nets

What is really wrong with these three ailing franchises?        All three of these major sports organizations have been struggling for quite some time.  It has been a frustrating period for fans who root for any or all of  these teams.        I have counseled lots of teams and top athletes from around the world […]

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Dr. Jay Granat Is Now Recruiting Sports Medicine Doctors, Physical Therapist And Other Professionals Who Treat Athletes For www.TopSportsDoctors.com

     Dr. Jay P. Granat, Psychotherapist and Founder of www.StayInTheZone.com and www.topsportsdoctors.com is now recruiting professionals who want to be listed on these sites.      Professionals can include videos, articles and interviews as part of their information which will be posted on this new site.        “I believe there is a real need for a […]

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Bowling Tips: How To Add 29 Pins To Your Bowling Average With Three Simple Ideas

Over the years, I have counseled and coached a wide range of bowlers. Some of these people compete in weekly leagues. Some of these athletes compete at the high school level. Others bowl for a college team. And some are professional bowlers competing on the PBA tour or are individuals who are hoping to make […]

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Dr. Granat Interviewed On The Psychology Of Being Sports Fan

Jay P. Granat,  Ph.D., Psychotherapist and Founder of www.StayInTheZone.com was recently interviewed by a reporter from  the New York Daily News. Dr. Granat explained  why Americans are so crazy about sports.

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Sports Medicine Doctors, Orthopedic Surgeons, Physical Therapists Can Now Apply For Membership On www.TopSportsDoctors.com

Professionals who treat athletes are encouraged to send videos and articles on sports medicine related topics to www.topsportsdoctors.com. Dr. Jay Granat, Founder of this site can be reached at 888 580-9663 or at info@stayinthezone.com.

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Bowling Tips: How To Add Twenty Nine Pins To Your Score With Three Simple Tips

  Over the years, I have counseled and coached a wide range of bowlers. Some of these people compete in weekly leagues. Some of these athletes compete at the high school level. Others bowl for a college team. And some are professional bowlers competing on the PBA tour or are individuals who are hoping to […]

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Sports Psychology: How To Build Self-Confidence In Your Self And In Your Child: 4 Tips For Parents, Athletes And Coaches

Sports Psychology: How To Build Self-Confidence: Four Things Parents, Athletes And Coaches Need To Know      There are many text books, self-help books, journal articles and magazine articles on building self-concept, self confidence and self-esteem.  Because I coach many athletes, I tend to spend a lot of time helping these clients to to strengthen […]

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Dr. Jay Granat, Founder of StayInTheZone.com Talking About Sports, Sports Psychology, Coaching Kids And Olympic Athletes

Here is a link to several television interviews.  The videos are at the bottom of the page:  http://www.stayinthezone.com/

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Violence In Sports: What Causes It?

This recent example of violence and sports and poor sportsmanship caused me to think about this issue once again.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvEobeNfGcc&feature=player_embedded Here is another article I wrote on this subject. How To Really Stop Violence In Sports   Jay P. Granat, Ph.D.         Violence in many sports has had a strong presence in the […]

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