My good friend, colleague, Lisa Dodson is an outstanding tennis pro who knows more about the mechanics of the serve and hitting a tennis ball than anyone on the planet. She is also the Founder of The Total Service device. I had breakfast with Lisa yesterday. Check out her video on the slice serve here.
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 […]
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:
Jay P. Granat, Ph.D. Psychotherapist, Author, Founder, www.StayInTheZone.com Once you master the physical and mechanical parts of the game, the mental part of competitive sports becomes increasingly more important. Understanding strategy and knowing how to stay relaxed, confident and focused under pressure are essential skills for the top tennis players in the world. Players […]
I am happy to announce that I will be providing counseling to some of the top tennis players in the world who are part of www.PointToProve.com Harry Brown, the founder of this fine organization and I have come to an agreement and I am looking forward to training these athletes and their families in mental […]
Last week, I gave two lectures to 50 tennis pros at the USPTA conference. The topics were: How To Build Confidence And Focus And Play Tennis In The Zone With Sport Psychology And Self-Hypnosis Dream Therapy For Tennis Players The talks were well-received by this great bunch of people and fine tennis pros. I love […]
This weekend, I will lead seminars on two topics. 1. How To Build Confidence, Focus And Get Into The Zone 2. Dream Therapy With Tennis Players Seminar will be held at the Saw Mill Tennis Club In Mount Kisco, New York.
Announcing The World’s Most Expensive Tennis Lesson Tennis Tips, Tennis Lessons For Top Juniors, Division I Players And Tennis Pros New York, NY-To play tennis successfully at a very high level, you need to master the mental and physical parts of this sport. Now, two top experts have joined forces to empower players to reach […]
Lisa Dodson, an outstanding athlete, superb tennis pro and the developer of the total serve program and I have joined forces and formed an alliance to teach top players how to master the mental and physical aspects of tennis. The format of our services will be explained in future blog posts. In the interim, I […]
Lisa Dodson, who I recently met, is a cool person, a great athlete and someone who really understands the kinesiology of the serve and the throwing motion in sports. Check out her site and her terrific product. https://www.thetotalserve.com/
Much has been written about the lack of top male players in America. Chris Lewit, in his new book, The Secrets Of Spanish Tennis provides some insight into why the Spaniards have been so successful in this sport. The emphasis on footwork, the use of red clay, the family atmosphere and the abundance of fine […]
I was so sorry to learn about Vic Braden’s passing. I interviewed him for my weekly newspaper column several times. He was always generous, kind and helpful. He did some interesting psychological work and bio mechanical work in the sport of tennis. Vic also brought his wonderful sense of humor to the game. If you […]
Tennis players of all levels periodically struggle with their serve. If you watch a lot of tennis you can see these struggles at the high school level, the collegiate level, the weekend warrior level and the professional level. When a player is serving well, it can elevate his or her game. Conversely, if he or […]
Tennis players of all levels periodically struggle with their serve. Once you learn the mechanics of hitting the serve, it is useful to have a mental routine to go along with your service routine and motion. Here is a simple method which many players have found helpful. 1. Walk up to the line confidently. 2. […]
The importance of early preparation in tennis and other sports has been well-documented. Nick Bollettieri, the well known tennis coach, in one of his books describes a rating system that he used to evaluate the level of various tennis players. An average player gets ready or prepared as the ball bounces on his or her […]