(PRWEB) November 7, 2005 -- Division I athletic directors, coaches
and athletes are under significant pressure to perform well in today's competitive and demanding sports environment.
“ Many athletic directors, coaches and athletes get frustrated when they lose to teams and players they should beat. ”
According to Jay P. Granat, Ph.D., "Many athletic directors, coaches and athletes get frustrated when they lose to teams and players they should beat. Lots of athletes, coaches and athletic directors fail to reach their fullest potential because they have not mastered the mental aspects of sports."
"In order to excel in any sport, athletes need to know how to stay calm, focused and confident when the pressure is on. Yet, many athletes who have the physical size, skills and talent are clueless when asked about the psychological components of competing," says Granat.
Dr. Jay P. Granat is now offering one day workshops for serious athletes, their coaches their athletic directors.
The workshop will teach athletes how to train their minds so they can perform to their fullest potential.
The morning session will introduce participants to basic sport psychology principles and show athletes and coaches how to stay calm, focused and confident when the pressure is on.
The afternoon session will show participants what they can do to get in the zone and stay there.
Jay P. Granat, Ph.D., a psychotherapist with more than 24 years of experience, has worked with athletes from a wide range of sports including football, baseball, basketball, soccer
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, golf, tennis, boxing, fencing, volleyball, martial arts, bowling, skiing, ice skating and billiards.
He is the author of How To Get In The Zone And Stay In The Zone with Sport Psychology and Self-Hypnosis and Founder of StayInTheZone.com. He has also authored How To Lower Your Golf Score With Sport Psychology. Dr. Granat has been featured in ESPN Magazine, on ESPN Radio, Golf Digest, Tennis Magazine, Iowa Golfer, The Newark Star Ledger and the BBC. Granat was recently interviewed for a documentary on controlling violence in sports. He was named one of the top “mental gurus” by Golf Digest.
Dr. Granat, who writes a weekly newspaper column on sports, psychology, parenting and self-help, completed did his graduate work at The University of Michigan. His undergraduate work was completed at The State University of New York at Buffalo. In the past, has lectured to NJSIAA and other groups of athletes and coaches.
Granat can accommodate large or small groups in these workshops. The program is a great value for athletic directors, since athletes from all sports can attend.
For information about scheduling a workshop on your campus or for information about getting your athletes the extra edge they need to
succeed, call Dr. Granat at 888 580-ZONE or visit StayInTheZone.com
Coaches, athletic directors and athletes can also order CD programs at StayInTheZone.com.