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Lucas Pouille: 7 Reasons Why He Will Be A Very Big Star

I have coached some top tennis players and watched and played tennis for quite some time. Today, a new tennis star was born at The US Open. Lucas Pouille has been gaining momentum of late with some big wins on some big stages. He showed that he is quite focused. He also demonstrated that he […]

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Golf Tips: How To Learn The Explosion Shot In Just Ten Minutes

A lot of golfers hate being in a green side bunker.  They get tense. They lose their confidence. They lose their focus and they are afraid to follow through on the shot. Recently, I had a super lesson on executing this shot with PGA Teaching Pro and my friend and colleague John Manos. Over the […]

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Sports Psychology For New Jersey High School Students

Want to make your high school team? Nervous about your tryout? Would you like to learn how to be relaxed, confident and focused when the coaches are watching you? Do you want to learn how top athletes get into the zone and stay in the zone when the pressure is on? Well. now you can!!!!!! […]

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Hitting Slumps, Pitching Slumps: Announcing A Simple Cure

Over the years, I have counseled many baseball players who compete at a high level. They call me, their parents call and their coaches call me  when they are struggling at the plate or on the mound. There are many mental techniques, tools and strategies to solve both pitching slumps and hitting slumps. Interestingly, for […]

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Sports Psychology For Grapplers, Boxers, Wrestlers, MMA, UFC Fighters

Over the years, I have counseled a number of athletes who compete in the ring. Many of these competitors want to learn how to stay relaxed, focused and confident when they take on an opponent. They also want to have the right energy level, the right strategy and a sense of resilience. On Monday, July […]

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Sports Psychology, Baseball And The New York Mets

Jonathan Fader, Ph.D. recently asked me to review his fine new book, Life As Sport: What Top Athletes Can Teach You About How To Win In Life. This is a practical guide with some good tips and interesting case examples, including the author’s work with the New York Mets. This book should be of interest […]

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Sports Psychology, Baseball And The New York Mets

Jonathan Fader, Ph.D. recently asked me to review his fine new book, Life As Sport. This excellent work has practical information and interesting case histories, including Fader’s work with the New York Mets. Athletes and non-athletes who want to improve their performance should enjoy reading this practical guide. If you like this book, you may […]

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Sports Psychology, Baseball And The New York Mets

Jonathan Fader, Ph.D., asked me to review his fine new book, Life As Sport. This book is a useful guide for baseball players,  athletes and non-athletes who want to improve their performance and reach their potential. The book contains practical information and interesting case examples, including his work with The New York Mets. Nice job, […]

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Golf Tips And Tennis Tips: Improve Your Game In 90 Minutes

Jay P. Granat, Ph.D. Psychotherapist, Lecturer, Founder www.StayInTheZone.com     On Monday, June 27th at 7 PM, golfers and tennis players will learn how making a few simple changes to their mechanics and to their mental game can improve their performance on the course and on the court. I will be joined by a top […]

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How To Build Confidence In A Young Athlete

Over the years, I have counseled thousands of young athletes and their family members. These kids have participated in a wide range of sports including golf, tennis, baseball, wrestling, fencing, figure skating, soccer, basketball and football. In many instances, these kids are under the age of twelve. I developed the Bedtime Stories For Young Athletes […]

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Golf Tips: How To Calm Your Nerves On Every Tee Shot

Many golfers are nervous when they stand over the ball. Some are particularly anxious on the first tee. There are 21 things golfers can do to be relaxed, confident and focused when they stand over the ball. On Monday, June 13, at 7 PM in my New Jersey offices, I will teach golfers how to […]

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Golf Tips: Why Do You Suck At Golf?

Nervous on the first tee? Choking on short putts? Losing to golfers you should beat? Dreaming about winning your club championship? Are you a champ on the range, but a chump on the course? Do you get nervous in tournaments? Are you trying desperately to get a college scholarship or make it on one of […]

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Golf Tips: 101 Reasons Why You Suck At Golf

Free Seminar Led By Jay P. Granat, Ph.D. Psychotherapist, Author, Founder www.StayInTheZone.com Named One Of America’s Top Mental Gurus By Golf Digest Magazine          Believe it or not there are more than one hundred reasons you struggle with golf and why your handicap is not where you would like it to be. […]

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Tennis Tip: Want A Better Serve?

My good friend, colleague and fine tennis instructor, Lisa Dodson,  has an interesting device to help master the motion for the tennis serve. Check out these videos:  

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Sports Psychology For Tennis Players In NJ, NY, CT, PA

Announcing  A Free Sport Psychology Seminar For Tennis Players, Tennis, Coaches And Parents Of  Top Players Jay P. Granat, Ph.D. Psychotherapist, Author, Founder, www.StayInTheZone.com Tired of losing to players you should beat? Having difficulty closing out matches? Do you get nervous at the start of matches or in between points? Hoping for a college scholarship […]

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Golf Tips: How To Hit Your Lob Wedge

My pal and golf instructor, Jon Manos of  Bergen County, New Jersey, gave me a simple and useful tip for hitting the lob wedge. “It is very rare that you will need a full swing with that club, ” John said during a recent practice session. Golfers know how useful this club can be in […]

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