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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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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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Matt Harvey’s Pitching Slump: Can It Be Fixed?

Matt Harvey is off to a bad start for a pitcher with his stuff and his talent. This kind of “pitching slump” is not uncommon for baseball players at all levels. When pitchers can’t throw strikes, the ball feels uncomfortable in their hand.  Their legs don’t feel right and the strike zone seems very small […]

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Sports Psychology: How To Build Confidence And Focus In One Hour

Jay P. Granat, Ph.D. Psychotherapist, Author, Founder www.StayInTheZone.com   I gave this presentation at Temple University and a delivered a similar one at Springfield College. Confidence and focus are important for just about everyone including  athletes, sales people, students  and entrepreneurs. People who attend this free seminar will learn simple hypnotic techniques for building their […]

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Golf Tips: Twenty Four Ways To Never Three Putt Again

Attention Golf Lovers: Twenty Four Ways To Never Three Putt Again Jay P. Granat, Ph.D.   This morning I got a call from a former client of mine. He told me that he just made a putt on the eighteenth hole to win his club championship. He said, “Everybody was watching and he used one […]

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What Is The Zone? And How To Get There More Often

What Is The Zone?    Almost every athlete who comes to see me is interested in what the zone is and in what they can do to get into the zone more often.         The zone is a state of mind which is marked by a sense of calmness.    In addition, […]

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Sports Psychology: What Should Athletes Think About

What Should An Athlete Think About When They Compete? Sports Psychology, Athletes, Hypnosis And Mantras     Over the years, thousands of athletes have asked me what their minds should be thinking about when they compete? In many instances, I train athletes to simplify their sport as much as possible and focus on just one […]

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Sports Psychology For Basketball Players: 21 Common Problems

Over the years, I have counseled many high school, AAU, collegiate and professional basketball players. What are the common problems that these athletes need to deal with? Loss of confidence in their shooting Loss of focus in their shooting Not getting enough playing time Conflicts with their coaches Conflicts with teammates Being intimidated by other […]

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Who Will Win The 50th Super Bowl?

Music may hold the key.  http://tinyurl.com/lg6ydd8

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Marriage Counseling For Professional Athletes

There is some research to indicate the professional athletes divorce at a higher rate than does the rest of the population. Some sociologists and psychologists attribute this divorcing behavior to fame, fortune, travel, being away from home, adoration by fans and groupies and significant amount of temptation. Like the rest of the married population, drug […]

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Sports Psychology Program: How To Stay In The Zone

How To Avoid Choking, Get Mentally Tough And Stay In The Zone. On Monday, January 25, 2016, 7 PM in my offices, I will show be showing the video with the aforementioned title during a free seminar. Call 201 647-9191 or email me at info@stayinthezone.com to save your spot. Can’t make the seminar? You can […]

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Dr. Jay Granat Offers Free Seminar For New Jersey Athletes

Every athlete in every sport can benefit from being more focused and more confident. On Monday nite, January 18, 2016, at 7 PM, New Jersey athletes and their parents can attend a free seminar called How To Build Confidence And Focus In Just One Hour. This is the same talk that I have recently delivered […]

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Golf Tips: How To Chip Better With Sports Psychology And Self-Hypnosis

You are close to the green and thinking par or birdie. Then you chunk the ball, fail to hit it square, or hit it too thin and you are suddenly facing a bogey. Chipping, putting and pitching can be quite frustrating, especially after a great drive and good approach shot on a par four. Also, […]

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Golf Tips: How To Stay Calm And Focused Before You Putt

By Jay P. Granat, Ph.D. When you stand over a putt, it is a good idea for you to be relaxed, confident and focused. But, what is the best way to be relaxed when you are about to roll your putt into the hole? One thing that is for certain for many golfers is this: […]

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