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Advocates For Athletes, LLC (A4A)
A4A is a coaching and consulting business that helps guide and educate student athletes through the college recruiting
process with the goal of obtaining a college scholarship, and/or admission to the school of their choice because of their sport.
contact: Steve Britschgi@ steve@advocates4athletes.com

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (BCIA)

Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP)

California Association of Marriage Family Therapists (CAMFT)

Santa Clara Valley-California Marriage and Family Therapy (SCV-CAMFT)

United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA)

United States Tennis Association


Sparta Performance Science


Reading Resources:

Stress affects people physically, emotionally and mentally. Emotional management is widely recognized as a key factor to balanced health. If you are interested in additional information on this subject, including tools you can use, read more about how HeartMath can help.

EMDR the Breakthrough “Eye Movement” Therapy for Overcoming Anxiety, Stress and Trauma by Francine Shapiro, Ph.D and Margot Silk Forrest (l997), Basic books publisher.

Breathe Well, Be Well by Robert Fried, (1999).

How to Psyche Yourself to a Winning Game by Vic Braden (1993) Little, Brown and Company Limited publisher.

Winning Ugly: Mental Warfare in Tennis Lessons from a Master by Brad Gilbert, Steve Jamison (contributor) (1993) Carol Publishing Company.

Stress for Success by James E. Loehr (1997) Times Books publisher.

The Mental Game by James E. Loehr (1990) The Stephen Greene Press Pelham Books publisher.

The Athletic Women’s Sourcebook by Janis Graham (1999) Avon Books publisher.