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Sports Psychology Tips: 36 Ways To Perform Your Best

How To Win Your Next Competition: 36 Tips To Help Your Perform Your Best   If you’re a sales person, a manager, an entrepreneur, a trial lawyer, a weekend warrior or a professional athlete, you frequently need an edge to perform to your fullest potential. If you know how to get into the zone and […]

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Sports Psychology: How To Perform Your Best: Thirty One Questions, Answers And Tips

If you’re a sales person, a manager, an entrepreneur, a trial lawyer, a weekend warrior or a professional athlete, you frequently need an edge to perform to your fullest potential. If you know how to get into the zone and stay there, you definitely will have the edge or advantage you need to win, beat […]

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How To Coach Your Child At Sports: 19 Tips

Most parents want their children to enjoy sports and to do as well as they can when they participate and when they compete. “Every day, I get calls from parents who feel their children are not performing up to their potential. The kids are choking, frustrated and lacking in confidence and focus. Parents are frustrated […]

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Cancer, Sport Psychology And Mental Toughness

     Jay P. Granat, Ph.D. Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist, Hypnotherapist, Author Founder, StayInTheZone.com  My lovely wife, best friend and soul mate, was diagnosed with a serious brain tumor about three months ago.        After her biopsy, she could barely talk or walk. To help Robin fight this challenging fight, I […]

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Sports Psychology And Baseball: What Are The Four Most Common Problems?

           Spring training for major league players, college baseball players and high school players is winding down and the regular season is about to begin.        Every year, about this time, I get lots of calls from players, coaches and parents of players. In general these calls are about the following kinds of issues: […]

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Astros vs. Dodgers Who Will Win The 2017 World Series? Math And Psychology May Hold The Keys

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Sports Psychology: How To Develop Confidence In A Young Athlete

Sports Psychology: How To Build Confidence, Relaxation And Focus In A Young Athlete    Athletes of all ages are always looking for ways to be more confident, focused and relaxed when they compete in their respective sport or sports. There are many techniques which can be helpful to them including visualization, positive self talk, meditation, […]

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Who Will Win The 2017 Super Bowl? Math And Psychology May Predict The Winner

My tennis buddy, good pal and coauthor wrote another great piece on this year’s game between the Falcons and the Patriots. http://tinyurl.com/ju9q3n9

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How To Be A Successful Student Athlete: 21 Tips For Top High School And College Athletes

Beginning on January 17, 2017, Dr. Jay Granat, Psychotherapist, Author and Founder of www.StayInTheZone.com, will run a weekly seminar and support group for elite athletes in the tri-state area. The group will meet at Dr. Granat’s offices in River Edge, New Jersey. “Over the years, I have counseled thousands of student-athletes from virtually every individual […]

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

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Sports Psychology And Golf: Nine Golf Tips On How To Grip Your Club

According to my friend, colleague and PGA pro, Jon Manos, maintaining the proper level of tension on the golf club is one of the hardest skills for golfers to master. High handicappers often have a tendency to have a death grip on the club, especially when hitting out of high rough,  or a sand trap. The […]

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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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